Journal details

Title:
The Plymouth Postgraduate Student Scientist

Description:
Welcome to the Plymouth Postgraduate Student Scientist! This electronic journal is the Masters-level sibling to The Plymouth Student Scientist, for publication of outstanding original research work completed by students on MSc and MRes programmes.

The aims of the journal are aspirational - to showcase student work, and pedagogical - to engage students in the process of peer-reviewed publication. We welcome submission of dissertations which, because of the time-scale of the Masters programme, have not yet reached sufficient depth for publication in the peer-reviewed literature, as well as coursework in journal format, from all pure, applied and social science areas. The work must have been awarded a grade of 70% or higher to be considered for publication and be submitted with the consent of the dissertation supervisor or module leader. Please use this consent form (N.B. this link requires a University of Plymouth login to access).

Instructions to authors:
The text can be submitted in one of two formats:

• using the Latex Overleaf template provided here (submit your .tex file and individual figure files) - this is the preferred option;

• as a plain text or Word document, with no complex formatting, plus your individual figure files. Indicate where each figure should appear in the text.

You can create and edit your Latex file in Overleaf . In Overleaf, click the MENU (top left) to access download options; download the finished document, with your figures, using the 'source' option, for submission to the journal. In both cases, make sure your file names include your surname and the figure number; for example ANOther_Figure_1.png. Refer to the guidance here for formats supported.

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