We invite submissions of short essays as well as research articles. Short essays may include blogs, op-eds, fieldwork experiences, work placement experiences, and any related topic which may prove to be of interest to students across the SWDTP universities.
Co-authored submissions will be accepted.
Below you will find details relating to word limits and formatting guidelines for your submission, please read and follow carefully, submissions will be returned if guidelines have not been followed.
- Please send your submission in Microsoft Word format
- Each submission should include one Word document which includes:
- Your submission (including reference list/bibliography)
- Your abstract
- Your biography
Short essays: up to 4000
Word limits include references, bibliography, and footnotes, plus 500 words for each figure/table (see below for guidance on figures and tables).
SPACING, FONT, FONT SIZE
Please use 1.5 spacing; Arial font and size 12 font size.
FIGURES AND TABLES
Please note that figures included in your submission will be considered equivalent to 500 words per figure/table. We politely request that figures, tables, and footnotes are kept to a minimum where necessary. If you do include figures/tables please ensure that they use single spacing and font size 10.
HEADINGS AND TITLES
Article title: Capitalise; bold; centre. For example:
First layer subheadings: Capitalise and preceded by roman I, II etc. if required. For example:
I. FIRST LEVEL SUBHEADING
Second layer subheadings: Initial capitals for main words and proper names only; italicise; centre and preceded by A, B, etc. if required. For example:
A. Second Level Subheading
Third layer subheadings: Initial capitals for the first word and proper names only; flush left; italicise and preceded by 1, 2, etc. if required. For example:
1. Third layer subheadings
Harvard (in text)
Please see the following guidelines if necessary https://www.tandf.co.uk//journals/authors/style/reference/tf_V.pdf
For reference lists/bibliographies use single spacing and size 10 font.
Please do not submit any appendices with your work. If appendices are absolutely necessary to your submission then please contact us at email@example.com
Maximum word limit is 200 words. Please use single spacing; Arial font and size 10 font.
Your biography is a small piece about you, for example where you are studying, what your project is about, what your research interests are etc. The biography is a good opportunity to tell people about yourself, your research interests and to increase your network. If you would rather not include a biography then do let us know when submitting your work to us.
Maximum word limit is 100 words. Please use single spacing; Arial font & size 10 font.
Authors are responsible for securing permission to reproduce quotations from works in copyright, and illustrations such as photographs, drawings, maps, tables, graphs, etc.
All submissions should be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org