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GENERAL INFORMATION

2022 Submission deadilne extended to June 17, 2022!

Please read all of the information below before submitting your article.

Click here to watch the How to Submit Workshop for helpful pointers about how to write an article for CJAP.

Click here to submit your article.


AUTHOR GUIDELINES

Click here to download the author guidelines.
Writers block? Try using this template to help you get started!


WHO IS ELIGIBLE?

All undergraduate students within the Department of Psychology at Concordia University or undergraduate students from other universities who have a supervisor or principal investigator part of CRDH, CSBN or CCRH are eligible to submit to the journal. Note that submissions can be written in collaboration with graduate students and the principal investigator, but the undergraduate student must remain the first author and must have written the greater majority of the submission.

Each student will only be allowed to submit 1 article. If many are submitted, only the first submission will be considered for review.


🏆 AWARDS FOR TOP 3 ARTICLES 🏆

All accepted articles will be considered for a 1st, 2nd, 3rd place prize based on the quality of the work.
Candidates will be judged by the CJAP team and chosen winners will be announced before the online publication of all accepted submissions.

1st: $100.00
2nd: $75.00
3rd: $50.00


THE REVIEW PROCESS

  1. Acceptance/ Rejection Notification is emailed to all authors who submitted
  2. All accepted submissions are assigned to Editors
  3. Reviews are completed, compiled and returned to the Authors by the Editors
  4. Authors must complete and submit their 1st round of revisions
  5. Reviewers complete a second round of comments, which is returned to the Authors by the Editors
  6. Authors must complete and submit their 2nd round of revisions
  7. The editorial team prepares the articles for publication

All accepted articles will be published in September/October 2022.

Note: Dates are subject to change.


COMPLETING THE SUBMISSION

1. Article
To learn about how to write a science communication article, join our upcoming “How to Submit?” workshop or listen to the workshop recording (see events page) Note: Only .docx submissions will be accepted.

2. Publishing Agreement Document
Please read, print, sign and attach this document to your submission along with the article and principal investigator approval document. If you have any questions about this document please email us at : journalofaccessiblepsych@gmail.com.
Note: Only .pdf uploads will be accepted.

3. Principal Investigator Approval Document
Please read, print, sign and have your supervisor sign this document, which is to be submitted along with your article and publishing agreement document. If you have any questions about this document please email us at : journalofaccessiblepsych@gmail.com.
Note: Only .pdf uploads will be accepted.

4. Photo/Image
All articles need to be accompanied by a photograph or image which reflects the thesis statement of the article.
If you take the photograph, make sure all individuals in the photo have given consent to be photographed and are aware these photos will be posted on-line to accompany your article.
If you wish to retrieve an on-line image, please use website that allows for the free download of images without copyrights such as unsplash.
Note: All image formats will be accepted. (Authors may be asked to reformat image or provide a different image by the editorial team).

5. Biography & Picture of the Author
All published articles will be accompanied by a photo of the author and a short biography. Your biography should include information on what topic you study at Concordia or what your main field of interest is as well as where you see yourself in the near future (e.g. completing your undergraduate degree, graduate school, a career outside academia, etc.) See the articles page for examples.
Note: All image formats will be accepted.