Author guidelines

Main document

Our instructions for authors outline the aims and scope of Public Health Research & Practice, our audience, governance and review process. They also cover:

  • The requirements for submitting your manuscript
  • Details on the type of articles we publish and their framework
  • Formatting requirements
  • Information on the presentation and submission of tables, figures and images

Author guidelines

A–Z Style guide

This is a guide to Public Health Research & Practice house style. While your manuscript will be copy edited, we ask authors to submit clean manuscripts and pay particular attention to the accuracy and formatting of references.

A to Z Style guide

Author check list

Our Author check list will help you ensure you have followed all of the necessary steps in submitting your manuscript. We encourage you to review this to avoid any delays in the consideration of your submission.

Download author check list

Media guidelines

The journal’s Editor will select manuscripts from each issue considered suitable for highlighting to the media, will work with authors on media release content and send them a final version for approval.

Media guidelines for authors