In order to acknowledge our reviewers who give their time so generously to ensure high-quality publications in JRFM, on behalf of the Editor-in-Chief, Prof. Dr. Michael McAleer, the editorial team plans to dedicate an award to reviewers for their exceptional commitment, professionalism, and timeliness in reviewing manuscripts for JRFM. Anonymous peer-reviewing guarantees the quality and integrity of scholarly communication. The JRFM editorial team is extremely grateful to reviewers for their time, energy, professionalism and commitment.
What are the pre-requisites to be eligible for this award?
All the reviewers for JRFM publications from 2016 to 2018 will automatically be included.
What award will be granted?
Ten winners will be chosen by the editorial team in 2019.
The winner will receive:
- A paper published in JRFM free of charge
- A certificate
When will the winner be announced?
The winners will be announced early in 2019 on the journal’s website.
How to be in with a chance to win in the future?
For those of you who have not yet reviewed papers for the journal, but would like to do so, you can easily register as a reviewer at:https://susy.mdpi.com/volunteer/profile/edit
Many research communities wish to recognize the outstanding work that is being published in their respective areas. One method of recognizing outstanding work published in a journal is to establish a regular Best Paper Award. The Editorial Team has decided to organize a regular Best Paper Award for JRFM starting in 2019.
2019 Best Paper Awards Proposals:
In order to acknowledge the authors’ continued support and outstanding contributions, the Editor-in-Chief, Prof. Dr. Michael McAleer, and the Editorial Team are pleased to announce the “JRFM 2019 Best Paper Awards” for articles published between 1 January 2017 and 31 December 2018. After a thorough evaluation, the Journal Awards Committee will select two articles to award the Best Paper Awards.
Eligibility for the awards:
- Two articles will be chosen, one published in JRFM between 1 January 2017 to 31 December 2017, and the other published in JRFM between 1 January 2018 to 31 December 2018.
- Both regular and Special Issue submissions will be considered.
- Only original research articles and reviews will be considered.
The papers will be selected by the Journal Awards Committee according to the following criteria:
- Originality and novelty
- Citation and download rates in the end of 2019
- Data source: Web of Science (Clarivate Analytics).
The award will consist of a certificate and 500 Swiss Francs (CHF).
Each winner can also publish a paper in JFRM free of charge, after the normal peer-review procedure.