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Emerging Themes in Epidemiology
BioMed Central

Emerging Themes in Epidemiology

ISSN: 1742-7622 (electronic version)

Journal no. 12982

BioMed Central

Open access BioMed Central
  • About this journal

  • Fast peer review times with average time-to-first-decison of 45 days
  • Well known and active editorial board of epidemiology experts from around the world
  • Close ties with world-renown London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine
Emerging Themes in Epidemiology is ready to receive manuscripts that promote debate and discussion on theoretical and methodological aspects of epidemiology.

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  • Aims and Scope

    Aims and Scope


    Emerging Themes in Epidemiology is an Open Access, peer-reviewed journal that publishes original research papers to promote debate and discussion on practical and theoretical aspects of epidemiology. We welcome primary research and discursive articles. We particularly encourage submissions in the following areas:

    • New epidemiological concepts and methods
    • Novel ways of presenting and providing insights into existing epidemiological concepts and methods, including in a teaching environment
    • Use of epidemiological research methods in non-medical settings (e.g. criminology)
    • Causal inference in epidemiology
    • Applications of new technologies in field studies (e.g. mobile technologies, pattern recognition techniques, social networking tools)
    • Ethical issues in epidemiological research
    • New statistical methods, or novel uses of existing methods, in epidemiological studies
    • Methodological developments in molecular and genetic epidemiology and novel applications in these areas
    • Historical articles and re-assessments of classic papers

    The journal considers the following types of article for publication: research papers, analytic perspectives, commentaries, debate articles, hypotheses, methodology articles, reviews.

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