Journal information

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Public Health Research & Practice is an open-access, quarterly, online journal with a strong focus on the connection between research, policy and practice.

It publishes innovative, high-quality papers that inform public health policy and practice, paying particular attention to innovations, data and perspectives from policy and practice.

The journal is published by the Sax Institute, a national leader in promoting the use of research evidence in health policy. Formerly known as The NSW Public Health Bulletin, the journal has a long history. It was published by the NSW Ministry of Health for nearly a quarter of a century.

Responsibility for its publication transferred to the Sax Institute in 2014. The journal continues to be supported by the NSW Ministry of Health and receives guidance from an expert editorial board.

For information about the types of articles we publish, visit the Editorial criteria page in our For authors section, where you will also find details of our publication process.

Our policies and ethical approach are outlined on our Editorial policies page.

Bibliographic information

ISSN: 2204-2091

Frequency: Quarterly

Current issue: Volume 25 (2)

Indexation and archiving

Public Health Research & Practice will be indexed in:

  • CABI global health
  • CAB Abstracts
  • Medline
  • Embase
  • Informit
  • Proquest

It is also archived by Portico, a digital preservation service provided by ITHAKA, a not-for-profit organisation that aims to preserve the scholarly record using digital technologies.

Plagiarism screening

 

crossref-similarity-check-logo-150Public Health Research & Practice is a member of CrossCheck, a multi-publisher initiative to screen published and submitted content for originality.  The journal uses the iThenticate software to detect instances of overlapping and similar text in submitted manuscripts. Wherever you see the “CrossCheck Deposited” or “CrossCheck Depositor” logos, you can be reassured that the publisher whose content you are reading is committed to actively combating plagiarism and publishing original research. View our policies on scientific misconduct, including plagiarism, on our Editorial policies page. To find out more about CrossCheck, visit the CrossCheck website.

 

CrossCheck is a multi-publisher initiative to screen published and submitted content for originality.  <This publisher> uses the iThenticate software to detect instances of overlapping and similar text in submitted manuscripts. Wherever you see the “CrossCheck Deposited” or “CrossCheck Depositor” logos, you can be reassured that the publisher whose content you are reading is committed to actively combating plagiarism and publishing original research. View <publisher name>’s plagiarism policy here. To find out more about CrossCheck visit http://www.crossref.org/crosscheck.html

iThenticate is also available to authors and researchers who wish to check their papers before submission.  iThenticate compares submitted documents to extensive data repositories to create a comprehensive Similarity Report, which highlights and provides links to any significant text matches, helping to ensure that you are submitting an original and well-attributed document. iThenticate for Researchers is a separate service to CrossCheck.

– See more at: http://www.crossref.org/06members/46guidelines.html#Sample_Copy_CrossCheck

CrossCheck is a multi-publisher initiative to screen published and submitted content for originality.  <This publisher> uses the iThenticate software to detect instances of overlapping and similar text in submitted manuscripts. Wherever you see the “CrossCheck Deposited” or “CrossCheck Depositor” logos, you can be reassured that the publisher whose content you are reading is committed to actively combating plagiarism and publishing original research. View <publisher name>’s plagiarism policy here. To find out more about CrossCheck visit http://www.crossref.org/crosscheck.html

iThenticate is also available to authors and researchers who wish to check their papers before submission.  iThenticate compares submitted documents to extensive data repositories to create a comprehensive Similarity Report, which highlights and provides links to any significant text matches, helping to ensure that you are submitting an original and well-attributed document. iThenticate for Researchers is a separate service to CrossCheck.

– See more at: http://www.crossref.org/06members/46guidelines.html#Sample_Copy_CrossCheck