Probability, Uncertainty and Quantitative Risk

Guide for authors

1. Submit Manuscript

Manuscript Submission

Manuscripts should be in English and submitted online in PDF format. To speed up the refereeing and publication processes, all transactions and communications between the journal and the authors will be done electronically. 

All manuscripts should be in PDF format.

Manuscripts can be submitted at this site: Submit

All received submissions will be acknowledged.

Submission checklist

You can use this list to carry out a final check of your submission before you send it to the journal for review. Please check the relevant section in this Guide for Authors for more details.

Ensure that the following items are present:

All Author(s)

o   First and last names

o   Email addresses

o   Postal addresses

One of the authors has been designated as the corresponding author.

All necessary files have been uploaded:

•    Title and running title

•    Author’s names and complete affiliations

•    Keywords and AMS subject classifications

•    All figures (include relevant captions)

•    All tables (including titles, description, footnotes)

•    Ensure all figure and table citations in the text match the files provided

•    Graphical Abstracts / Highlights files (where applicable)

•    Supplemental files (where applicable)

•    All references mentioned in the Reference List are cited in the text, and vice versa

Page Limit Policy

All submissions are not limited in length, but the content in the submissions must be kept concise and not redundant, so as not to affect the interest of reviewers and readers in reading them.

Submission Policy and Copyright

Submission of a manuscript is a representation that the work has not been previously published, has not been copyrighted, is not being submitted for publication elsewhere, and that its submission has been approved by all  the authors and by the institution where the work was carried out. Furthermore, submission indicates that any person cited as a source of personal communications has approved such citation, and that the authors have agreed that the copyright in the article shall be assigned to the publisher upon acceptance of the article.

Authors of articles published in Probability, Uncertainty and Quantitative Risk retain the copyright of their articles and are free to reproduce and disseminate their work. Authors grant PUQR a license to publish the article and identify itself as the original publisher. Authors also grant any third party the right to use the article freely as long as its integrity is maintained and its original authors, citation details and publisher are identified. The article, if editorially accepted for publication, shall be licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution License 4.0.


2. Review Process

The manuscript submission and peer review process breaks down as follows:

1.     The Author submits a manuscript.

2.     The Editor-in-Chief assigns an Associate Editor to handle the review of the manuscript.

3.     The Associate Editor selects Referees to review and report on the manuscript.

4.     The Referees review the manuscript.

5.     The Associate Editor makes a recommendation, which is then reviewed by the Editor-in-Chief. The author is contacted.


3. Product Process

If a manuscript is accepted, the editorial office will send the format request to the author via mail. The authors will modify the format of the accepted manuscript via the online peer review system, and send in the electronic files (the (La) TeX or Word files and PDF file of the whole manuscript. The copy editors will modify the language expression and other contents, and send the modification comments to the author for confirmation until all revisions to the article have been completed. Final, the editorial office will contact authors by e-mail when the PDF proof of articles are ready. After the author confirms that this is the final version of the article, the article will be published soon.

4. Reprints

The journal does not offer reprints.

We do everything we can to have your article reach as many interested readers as possible, and we encourage authors to do the same. Please consider sharing a link to your article on relevant social media such as ResearchGate and LinkedIn.

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