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  • Submissions for our annual journal must be submitted by 11:59 AST on June 15, 2022.
  • Submissions can be emailed to x2018xyy@stfx.ca

Article

  • Preference will be given to submissions relevant to policy and governance problems of the day. Articles can explore issues at all levels of government, including: economic, social, technological, legal, and environmental implications of public policy.
  • We welcome submissions from an array of disciplines as our journal aims to incorporate an interdisciplinary approach to public policy and governance.
  • Submissions must be written for an academic audience.
  • Submissions must be original work, completed during the author’s undergraduate degree, and in which the student is the lead researcher/writer.
  • Article submissions must be between 2,000-4,000 words.
  • If a submission is successful, the board will select an image to accompany the article that will be approved by the author before publication.

Op-Eds

  • Preference will be given to submissions relevant to policy and governance problems of the day. Articles can explore issues at all levels of government, including: economic, social, technological, legal, and environmental implications of public policy.
  • Submissions should have an academic and professional tone, however there is more space for opinion in these works.
  • Submissions must be original work, completed during the authors undergraduate degree and in which the student is the lead researcher/writer.
  • Op-Ed submissions must be 1,500 words or less.
  • If a submission is successful, the board will select an image to accompany the article that will be approved by the author before publication.

Ethics

  • Any ethics clearances should be secured by the author.

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