Wednesday, October 19, 2011

CfPs: Journal of Science Policy & Governance - Deadline Extended

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Submission deadline has been extended to November 11, 2011. Please email for submissions or questions.

The Journal of Science Policy and Governance is an interdisciplinary journal that seeks high-quality submissions on emerging or continuing policy debates. Current students (undergraduate or graduate) and recent graduates within three years of earning a degree (bachelors, masters, or doctoral) are eligible to submit. We seek to publish articles on a variety of policy areas including: scientific research, engineering, innovation, technology transfer, commercialization, bio-medicine, drug development, energy, the environment, climate change, the application of technology in developing countries, STEM education, and space exploration. Submissions on other topics are also welcome as long as they relate to the theme of science policy and governance. The Journal strives to publish articles in a timely manner to ensure that publications can be considered in the context of current policy debates.

Submission Guidelines
Policy Memos:

  • Maximum of four pages or 2000 words
  • 1-paragraph executive summary
  • Must be directed to an individual or organization
Policy Analyses:
  • Maximum of 30 pages
  • Must include a one page executive summary
  • Must include policy recommendations
Technology Assessments:
  • Maximum of 35 pages
  • Must include a one page executive summary
  • Must examine the policy and governance implications of technology in question
  • May include policy recommendations
  • Maximum of 1000 words
  • Must include policy or governance implications
Other styles of articles are also welcome as long as they relate to the theme of science policy and governance. Submissions must include all authors and institutional affiliations. Articles selected for publication will be edited and reviewed by two Associate Editors and the Editor-in-Chief. Prior to publication, authors will be required to submit a one paragraph biographical statement and complete a copyright transfer statement.
Submissions should be in Word or Word compatible format. All submissions should be double spaced, 12 point Times New Roman or 11 point Calibri font with 1" margins and page numbers. The primary authors' last name should be on every page as a right-aligned footer. Citations may be submitted in any standard format (MLA, APA, etc.), but may require reformatting upon publication.
For questions regarding submissions email

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