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Submission Preparation Checklist

As part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.
  • Entire manuscript formatted consistently as a word document (.doc or .docx).Manuscript file name includes first author last name, year, and “manuscript” (i.e. Chang_et_al_2020_Manuscript.docx")
  • Figures submitted separately as individual image files (.jpg or .png), NOT embedded in the manuscript.
  • Figure file names last name of first author, year of submission, and figure number (i.e. " Chang_et_al_2020_Fig1.jpg")
  • Supplementary material as a word document (.doc / .docx/ .R/ .sh). Includes first author last name, year, and “supplemental” (i.e. Chang_et_al_2020_Supplemental.docx")
  • Endorsment letter: If you are not affiliated to an UBC CURE course, please submit with your manuscript an endorsment letter from your institution/ supervisor. This letter should be submitted as a PDF file.

Author Guidelines

Please ensure that all the submission checklist items are completed before uploading your files.

Please upload the following files on the next page where applicable:

1. Manuscript as a Word file (.doc, .docx). 

2. Figure(s) as separate jpg, jpge, or png files. Multiple figure files can be uploaded if necessary. Each figure must be uploaded as an individual file. 

3. Supplementary material as PDF, word document, or appropriate file type.

Mandatory sections per article type:

  • For research articles: Title, Authors, Abstract, Introduction, Methods, Results, Discussion, Acknowledgements, References, Figure Legends
  • For review articles: Title, Authors, Abstract, Introduction, Conclusion, Acknowledgements, References, Figure Legends

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