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Journal Policy Information

Open access policy

All articles published in Bioscience Horizons are licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution Licence (CC-BY) 4.0 international licence agreement (read the licence here) and published open access, making them immediately and freely available to read and download. The CC-BY licence agreement allows authors to retain copyright while allowing others to copy, distribute, and make some use of the work.

Further information regarding this can be found here and licensing terms and conditions can be found in the UCL Open Access Student Journal’s Editorial Policy over here.

Peer review

Bioscience Horizons operates double-blind peer review, where both the reviewers and authors are anonymised during the review. Authors should submit an anonymous version of the manuscript, stripped of all identifying references to the author(s) for peer review. Further information regarding peer review can be found on the editorial policy pages over here.

Article publication charges (APC)

UCL Open Access Student Journals do not levy an Article-Processing Charge (APC) for submission or publication in Bioscience Horizons. Contributors to Bioscience Horizons will not be required to make an APC payment for the submission or publication of their article.

Journal information

ISSN: 1754-7431

FAO: Bioscience Horizons

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Publication schedule: This journal is published continuously (as and when articles are ready for publication following peer review) all year round.

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