Papers are 4 pages which counts as a publication type in certain countries (see Australian HERDC/ERA guidelines: E1 - CONFERENCE PUBLICATION - Full Paper, Refereed). As per E1 requirements, each paper must be:
- Affiliated with a Higher Education Provider
- Peer reviewed by one independent reviewer
- Presented at the ISBS 2018 conference. Please note that in the case no presenting author is available to present during the conference, the paper will NOT be published in the Conference Proceedings. Please advise us early if you are not able to attend as there will be waiting listing for podium oral slots in the programme.
- Published in full in the Conference Proceedings.
Submission and review timeline
Please note we will review papers as they are submitted. If the planning of your trip depends on paper acceptance, please submit it as soon as possible. We will let you know immediately after review if the paper is accepted. We will advise on the 21st May (if not before) whether the paper will be in the podium oral sessions, or the poster sessions.
Submission instructions and paper template
Incomplete or incorrect submissions will NOT be reviewed. We encourage early submission to ensure prompt confirmation and processing.
When submitting, you will choose which theme you would like your paper to be presented within (please refer to the Scientific programme page for the list of themes).
You will also indicate your preferred format, Podium oral or One-slide one-minute poster pitch oral and poster display.
You will also indicate if you wish your paper to be considered for the New Investigator Award (NIA). Please read the guidelines for the NIA on the ISBS website.