IRC 2018: Guidelines for Authors – DOWNLOAD PDF OF GUIDELINES
The Title of Paper Times New Roman 16 pt
F.A. AUTHOR1#, S.B. AUTHOR2, AND T.C. AUTHOR3
Abstract should be in one paragraph (about 200 words, present tense, no personal pronouns. First part of the abstract
should set the context for the research, the second part should briefly summarize the main findings of the manuscript). Your
abstract has to be concise, clear and factual. Abbreviations should be avoided, but if essential they must be defined at their
first mention in the abstract itself for example scanning electron microscope (SEM); defined; then can be use as
abbreviation throughout the abstract. The abstract should be written using Microsoft Word. Please write in BRITISH
English/spelling. Abstract has to be prepared strictly according to the instructions set herein i.e. the margin, font size
(Times New Roman, 12 pt) and the spacing (double spacing, italic)
Keywords: Please provide a maximum of 5 keywords, with words separated by comma (1 line only).
1 First author’s complete mailing address with postcode. (Times New Roman 10, single spacing)
2 Second author’s complete mailing address with postcode. (Times New Roman 10, single spacing)
3 Thirs author’s complete mailing address with postcode. (Times New Roman 10, single spacing)
List all the addresses in this manner
# Corresponding author (e-mail: email@example.com) *(clearly indicate who will handle correspondence at all stages of submission. It can be only one or two authors)
INTRODUCTION (Times new roman 12 for the whole paper)
The introduction can be as long as one page but not longer. It shall explain the title and the needs for the study. May include
some history and current situation. Must have references which shall be indicated using a superscript number where it is
mentioned or at the end of the sentence, wherever appropriate. A sentence can have more than one references as long as they
are showed by superscript numbers. The numbers are assigned according to the order they are mentioned. The same order
applies in the reference list which comes at the end of the paper.
MATERIALS AND METHODS
Indent the first line of every paragraph. All materials used in the experiments are described in details here which include the purity, suppliers, etc. References are done in the same manner as in the abstract.
Sample Preparation (bold)
Indent the first line of every paragraph. Here is where you describe your sample preparation process. References are done in the same manner as in the abstract.
Indent the first line of every paragraph and bold all the subtitles.
Indent the first line of every paragraph and bold all the subtitles
OR, RESULTS AND DISCUSSION (together)
Indent the first line of every paragraph and bold all the subtitles. If there is more than one paragraphs, indent the first line of the following paragraphs
2nd paragraph should start in this manner.
Start the paragraph here. Do not indent the first line of the first paragraph. If there is more than one paragraphs, indent the first line of the following paragraphs.
2nd paragraph should start in this manner. Do not start any new argument after the conclusion.
3rd paragraph should start here. Do not contradict your conclusion with the findings in the experiment.
It should be in one paragraph only. Do not indent the first line.
- Number the references according to the order they were mentioned in the text.
- A reference which appears more than once should only be listed once and assigned to only one number.
- References should be done using JRR house-style format as example given below.
For journals – Authors’ names in caps, year in bracket, title, name of journal in italic, volume and issue number in bold, page number.
- TAN S.K., AHMAD, S.A., CHIA, C.H., MAMUN, A. AND HEIM H.P. (2013) A Comparison Study of Liquid Natural Rubber (LNR) and Liquid Epoxidized Natural Rubber (LENR) as the Toughening Agent for Epoxy. Am. J. Mater. Sci., 3(3), 55–61.
- WOLFF, S., WANG, M.J. AND TAN, E.H. (1993) Filler-elastomer interactions. Part VII.
Study on Bound Rubber. Rubb. Chem. Technol., 66(2), 163–177.
For books – Authors’ names all caps, year in bracket, title, city: publisher, page number. 1. LEE, L.H. (1991) Adhesive Bonding. New York: Plenum Press, 19.
- GODDARD, E.D. AND GRUBER, J.V. (eds) (1999) Principles of Polymer Science and Technology in Cosmetics and Personal Care. New York: Marcel Dekker, 1-19.
Figures and tables should be given in separate files for better resolution.
Figures and tables should be sharp and in black & white. Colours may be used only if necessary to show the differences. All figures and tables must have captions.
Poster Presentation Guidelines
Dimensions: A1-sized, portrait (not landscape) (594 mm wide x 841 mm high).
Poster Judging will be done during the poster presentation. You need to be at your poster to answer any queries.
Posters will be assessed during the allocated time by appointed judges, and winners will be awarded prizes during the prize-giving ceremony on 6 Sept 2018.
The judges’ decision is final.