Challenges (ISSN 2078-1547) is a unique open access journal. Over the past five years, we have published research proposals, research plans, research or technology ideas, policy studies relating to science and scholarly research, and open contests aiming at solving major challenges. This kind of scholarly content is typically not published in traditional research journals.
As the term of the current Editor-in-Chief Prof. Andreas Manz, will end in 2015, you are encouraged to nominate individuals who you feel should be considered for this position. Self-nomination is also welcomed. In general, the Editor-in-Chief is responsible for the technical content and quality of the journal publications. The Editorial Office will carry out the majority of the administrative work, including the invitation of peer reviewers, correspondence with authors, professional copy editing, English editing of accepted manuscripts, and assistance in promoting the journal.
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Application are due 30 April 2015.
Please address communications to Challenges Editorial Office, (email@example.com). Questions concerning the day-to-day operations of the journal can be addressed to Dr. Joyce Zhou, (firstname.lastname@example.org).
We are pleased to announce that Applied Sciences (ISSN 2076-3417) has been accepted for indexing in the Science Citation Index Expanded (SCIE) and Current Contents/Physical, Chemical & Earth Sciences, as well as Current Contents/Engineering, Computing & Technology. The coverage will start with volume 1(1), 2011. Applied Sciences will therefore be available in Web of Science soon.
Applied Sciences provides an advanced forum on all aspects of applied natural sciences. It covers all aspects of applied biology, applied chemistry, applied physics, and applied engineering. The journal publishes reviews, research papers and communications. It encourages scientists to publish their experimental and theoretical results in as much detail as possible; there is no restriction on the length of the papers. The full experimental details must be provided so that the results can be reproduced. Electronic files and software regarding the full details of the calculations or experimental procedures, if unable to be published in a normal way, can be deposited as supplementary electronic material.
The Science Citation Index Expanded (SCIE), Social Sciences Citation Index (SSCI) and Web of Science are Thomson Reuters products.