An Open Access Multidisciplinary Journal without Publication Fee

frontier research today coverAims and scope
Frontier Research Today is a multidisciplinary, international, open access journal publishing significant, innovative original research that advances the frontiers of biological, medical, physical, chemical, mathematical, material or social sciences.

Categories of contribution for Frontier Research Today are Communications, Full Papers, Review Articles, and Commentary and News.

Formatting requirements
There are no strict formatting requirements but all manuscripts must contain the essential elements of Abstract, Keywords, Introduction, Methods, Results, Conclusions, Artwork and Tables with Captions.

If your article includes any Videos and/or other Supplementary material, please include them in your initial submission for peer review purposes.

Reference style

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Text: Indicate references by number(s) in square brackets (Superscript Style) in line with the text. The actual authors can be referred to, but the reference number(s) must always be given.
Example: '..... previous reports.[2-4] Antony et al.[5,6] obtained a different result ....Another developed method[7].....'
List: Number the references (numbers in square brackets) in the list in the order in which they appear in the text.

Frontier Research Today uses the reference style referred the “Vancouver” style. Example formats are listed below. Additional examples are in the Library of Imperial College London


[1] Errami M, Garner H. A tale of two citations. Nature. 2008;451(7177):397–399.
[2] Ramalho R, Helffrich G, Schmidt DN, Vance D. Tracers of uplift and subsidence in the Cape Verde archipelago. Journal of the Geological Society. 2010;167(3): 519–538. 
[3] Watkins PJ. ABC of Diabetes. 5th ed. London: Blackwell Publishing; 2003.
[4] Simons NE, Menzies B, Matthews M. A Short Course in Soil and Rock Slope Engineering. London: Thomas Telford Publishing; 2001.
[5] Goldacre B. Dore – the media’s miracle cure for dyslexia. Bad Science. Weblog. Available from: 
[6] Goldacre B. Trivial Disputes. Bad Science. Weblog. Available from: 
[7] Department of Health. Living well with dementia: a national dementia strategy. Available from: 
[7] Smith A. Making mathematics count: the report of Professor Adrian Smith’s inquiry into post‑14 mathematics education. London: The Stationery Office; 2004.
[8] Pears R, Shields G. Cite them right: the essential referencing guide. Palgrave study skills. 10th ed. Basingstoke: Palgrave; 2016.

If the work you need to reference has more than six authors, you should list the first six authors, followed by ‘et al.’

[1] Petrie KJ, Muller JT, Schirmbeck F, Donkin L, Broadbent E, Ellis CJ, et al. Effect of providing information about normal test results on patients’ reassurance: randomised controlled trial. British Medical Journal. 2007;334(7589): 352–254. 

Journal article

• Author
• Title of journal article
• Title of journal 
• Year of publication
• Volume number
• (Issue number)
• Page numbers of the article or Article Number

[1] Chhibber PK, Majumdar SK. Foreign ownership and profitability: Property rights, control, and the performance of firms in Indian industry. Journal of Law & Economics. 1999;42(1): 209–238.

Book: print

• Author/Editor (if it is an editor always put (ed.) after the name)
• Title
• Series title and number (if part of a series)
• Edition (if not the first edition)
• Place of publication (if there is more than one place listed, use the first named)
• Publisher
• Year of publication

[1] Simons NE, Menzies B, Matthews M. A Short Course in Soil and Rock Slope Engineering. London: Thomas Telford Publishing; 2001.

Conference proceeding: individual paper

• Author
• Title of conference paper followed by, In:
• Editor/Organisation (if it is an editor always put (ed.) after the name)
• Title
• Place of publication
• Publisher
• Year of publication
• Page numbers (use ‘p.’ before single and multiple page numbers)

[1] Wittke M. Design, construction, supervision and long-term behaviour of tunnels in swelling rock. In: Van Cotthem A, Charlier R, Thimus J-F, Tshibangu J-P. (eds.) Eurock 2006: multiphysics coupling and long term behaviour in rock mechanics: Proceedings of the International Symposium of the International Society for Rock Mechanics, EUROCK 2006, 9–12 May 2006, Liège, Belgium. London: Taylor & Francis; 2006. p.211–216.

Manuscript Submission

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Ethical Guidelines

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