Writing for CUSPE

CUSPE Communications provides a platform for articles on a range of science policy issues.  Submissions are open to any member affiliated with the University – undergraduate, postgraduate, visitor, or staff.  If you are interested in contributing to CUSPE Communications please read the information below and submit a title for your proposed article.  Submission, review, and publication occur on a rolling basis throughout the year.

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Title (a maximum of 15 words)

Feature articles can be submitted on any topic at the intersection of science and public policy:

  • Editorial pieces – evaluate or offer critique regarding a topic in science policy
  • Policy briefs – summarize the key problems for policy makers in an area and propose solutions
  • Research reviews – discuss new developments in a field and their potential impacts on policy
  • Policy debates – outline a science policy debate and argue for a specific position
  • Science policy interviews – document an interview and the surrounding science policy topic


Feature articles are 1000-2000 words total. Additional guidelines will be provided following title submissions.  Titles are reviewed on a rolling basis throughout the year. Following article submission you will work closely with a member of the CUSPE editorial staff throughout the review and editing process. Please contact publications@cuspe.org for more information or if you would like to discuss an idea for an article prior to submission.

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