Senior Editor:

  • Ewan Fordyce, University of Otago, New Zealand

Associate Editors:

  • Michael Hannah, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand
  • Kelly Hare, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand
  • Greg Holwell, University of Auckland, New Zealand

Aims: The Royal Society of New Zealand is well respected for its important role in fostering debate and research across the applied, biological, earth, engineering, information, medical, mathematical, physical, social, and technological sciences. The Journal of the Royal Society of New Zealand plays an important role in disseminating information to researchers in universities, research institutes, and other centres around the world.

Scope of submissions: The Journal of the Royal Society of New Zealand publishes original research papers, review papers, short communications, book reviews, letters, and forum articles. Submissions are expected to make a significant contribution to the understanding of science and technology and their place in New Zealand society and in the Pacific Region. We welcome contributions from researchers working anywhere in the world.

Prospective contributors should consult recent issues of the journal and contact the Publishing team to discuss whether a planned submission is appropriate.

  • No page charges for publication
  • Online iFirst e-before print publication between quarterly issues
  • Open Select option available for open access publication (gold OA)

Electronic and printed issues are published quarterly (B5 format)

Print ISSN: 0303-6758, Online ISSN: 1175-8899

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