Guidelines for Authors
This journal invites original research articles,short communications and critical reviews directed towards an academic, clinical and industrial audience in order to address environmental and allied topics, with special focus on health aspects. Research areas within scope fall into two broad categories:
- Pollutants and their fate in the environment
- Bioprocessing for treatment of environmental risk factors
- Economics of environmental management
- Remediation technologies
- Waste treatment and disposal
- Water and wastewater management for agricultural and industrial applications
- Strategies for sludge treatment and processing
- Water conservation and distribution approaches
- Ecological implications
This section shall mainly deal with environmental concerns, its underlying causes and management modus operandi.
- Physiological impact of environmental risk factors
- Application of alternative medicinal approaches including dietary medicines,herbal interventions, homeopathy, naturopathy, yoga, etc.as remedial measures
- Corporate social responsibility and organizational approaches for health awareness and environmental protection
This section shall deal with various strategies and health interventions for management of environment-linked health disorders.
The manuscripts submitted must be sufficiently critical and analytical, sheltering adequate information for a wide range of audience.
To avoid plagiarism in all articles of IJEHS, a maximum similarity score of 15% for original research articles and 20% for review articles will be acceptable. Kindly attach appropriate plagiarism report while submitting the manuscript.
Manuscripts are to be sent by email to [email protected]
The authors must ensure that all necessary sectionsas mentioned have been included in the manuscript:
- Title page : The title of the manuscript should be concise and informative. Title page must contain names, affiliations and email addresses of all the contributing authors. Affiliations are to be indicated as lower case superscript letter immediately after the authorâ€™s name. All the manuscripts should have a designated corresponding author to whom all correspondence related to the manuscripts will be addressed. Full email address and postal address of the corresponding author is to be provided in the title page itself.
- Abstract : The abstract should clearly communicate the very purpose of the manuscript, major results and conclusions. References should be avoided in the abstract.Unconventional abbreviations should be avoided, but if given they must be defined at their first mention in the abstract itself. The word limit of an abstract is to be limited to 200 words. A minimum of 5 and maximum of 7 keywords should be highlighted at the end of the abstract.
- Main text : The main body of the article should have properly numbered sections as follows:
- Introduction : This section should clearly contain the aim and objectives of the studywith sufficientbackground.
- Material and methods: A detailed methodology must be providedso as to enable an independent researcher to reproduce the results. Already reported protocols may be written briefly with appropriate reference. Any modifications to already reported methods should also be mentioned.
- Results: Results should be clear and concise. Supporting figures and tables should be self-explanatory with adequate information in respective legends. Figures should be provided in TIFF or JPEG formats, with higher resolution of minimum 300 dpi. Tables are to be supplied in editable formats in .doc or .ppt files.
- Discussion: This section is of utmost importance to elaborately highlight the intent of the entire manuscript.The discussion section should not merely be a repetition of the results; rather it must link the results to the objectives and substantiate the noteworthiness and novelty of the study, supported by references to previous results. A combined Results and Discussion section may also be presented instead of separate sections.
- Conclusions : This section may be kept short with only the most essential findings forming a part of it.
- Acknowledgements : All technical, intellectual and financial support must be properly acknowledged.
- References : All citations in the text must be referenced at the end of the text, adhering strictly to Vancouver style of referencing.