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Aims and scope

Aims and scope

BMC Research Notes is an open access journal publishing peer-reviewed contributions from across all scientific and clinical disciplines, including intriguing initial observations, updates to previous work and established methods, valid negative results, and scientific data sets and descriptions. We are committed to making it easier to find, cite and share your short reports by providing an inclusive forum for valuable data and research observations.

Health science contributions can cover 

  • Allergy and immunology
  • Brain and nervous system
  • Health services research
  • Infectious Disease
  • Internal medicine
  • Oncology
  • Nutrition
  • Public health
  • Surgery
  • and more

Life sciences submissions are welcome from 

  • Animal and plant biology
  • Biochemistry
  • Bioinformatics
  • Genomics and genetics
  • Molecular and cell biology
  • Structural biology
  • and more

Physical science content may cover

  • Chemistry
  • Earth and environmental sciences
  • Engineering
  • Material sciences
  • Maths and computer science
  • Physics
  • and more

Scientific community covers aspects related to 

  • Bioethics
  • Data publishing
  • Education (medical and scientific)
  • Research methodology
  • and more