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Analyst Emerging Investigator Series

Launched in 2018, Analyst is now running an Emerging Investigator Series, featuring the best work in analytical chemistry being carried out by early career researchers. This series is ongoing, with accepted manuscripts being published in the next available issue of the journal and assembled in a high profile online collection.

 

We are committed to supporting up-and-coming scientists in the early stages of their independent careers and our Emerging Investigator Series provides a platform for early career researchers to showcase their best work to a broad audience. The ongoing series allows flexibility for contributors to participate in the venture without the restriction of submission deadlines, and will benefit the analytical chemistry community through continued exposure to the exciting work being done by its early-career members. Authors benefit from increased visibility, with individual mentions in the journal content alerts and individual feature interviews on the journal blog. Published articles in the series will be made free to access for a limited period.

 

Series Editors

The series has three international Series Editors with a broad range of expertise, representing the analytical chemistry community.

  

Laura Lechuga

Catalan Institute of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, Spain

Ryan Bailey

University of Michigan, USA

 

 Jaebum Choo

Hanyang University, South Korea

 

 

Who can be considered?

Scientists who are within five years of obtaining their first independent position can apply to have their research highlighted in the Emerging Investigators Series. Appropriate consideration will be given to career breaks and alternative career paths. The series will only feature primary research articles, highlighting the author’s research contribution to the field.

Applications in the form of a CV will be reviewed by the Editorial Office and the Emerging Investigator Series Editors. The selection criteria for the Emerging Investigators Series will be based on the following:

  • Fit of research programme to Analyst scope
  • Quality of publications, profile within institute and/or community

Articles submitted to the journal for the Series will undergo the usual peer-review process, and no guarantees of publication can be given to successful applicants.

 

Interested in applying?

Contact us: analyst-rsc@rsc.org

 

Follow @analystrsc on Twitter to keep up to date with the latest papers in the series.

 

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Submit your work to the SPEC 2018 Themed Collection!

10th SPEC Conference 2018, Glasgow, UK

10th June – 15th June 2018

 

Analyst is delighted to announce that a themed collection based on the SPEC 2018 conference, to be held in Glasgow, 10th June – 15th June, is open for submissions! This collection will be guest-edited by Organising Committee Chair Matthew J. Baker from the University of Strathclyde, UK.

 

SPEC2018 will feature high quality presentations from scientists and clinicians, both from academia and industry, who are developing spectroscopic instrumentation and techniques to improve world health. This meeting will reflect on developments over the last two decades and look forward towards exciting future opportunities.

 

The Analyst SPEC2018 themed collection welcomes all delegates to submit their research to the journal. Papers can be based on oral or poster presentations to be given at SPEC2018, or on any other work that falls within the scope of both the journal and the conference. For more information on the journal scope, please visit our website. The submission deadline has been extended until 15th July 2018. The collection will be published in late 2018 and will receive extensive promotion and high visibility within the analytical chemistry community.

 

Click on the covers below to take a look at the high quality work featured in previous SPEC themed issues:

          SPEC2016            SPEC2014              SPEC2012

 

For further information about the scope of the collection or about submitting your work please get in touch: analyst-rsc@rsc.org

 

We look forward to receiving your submissions!

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Next-wave Advances in Single Cell Analyses – Themed Issue in Progress!

Analyst is planning a themed issue to highlight next-wave advances in single cell analyses.

The emphasis of this themed issue is on emerging analytical advances in metabolomic, lipidomic, proteomic, and glycomic approaches, as well as high-dimensional approaches that unify multiple aspects of single-cell biology and medicine. We recognize that single-cell genomics and transcriptomics have received wide attention, due to the maturing impact of these established approaches. Here, we aim to highlight the next generation of important analytical approaches and implications.

Guest Editors

This collection will be co-guest edited by Analyst Associate Editor Takehiko Kitamori (University of Tokyo, Japan), Amy Herr (University of California, Berkeley, USA), Ulf Landegren (Uppsala University, Sweden) and Masood Kamali-Moghaddam (Uppsala University, Sweden).

 

Takehiko Kitamori Amy Herr Ulf Landegren Masood Kamali-Moghaddam

Contribute to this collection

We welcome submissions of original research and review articles. Articles will be added to the collection as they are accepted and the resulting issue will benefit from extensive promotion.

The deadline for submissions is 31 July 2018

 

About Analyst

Guided by Editor-in-Chief Duncan Graham and an international team of associate editors and editorial board membersAnalyst publishes analytical and bioanalytical research that reports premier fundamental discoveries and inventions, and the applications of those discoveries, unconfined by traditional discipline barriers.

 

Ready to contribute?

Email analyst-rsc@rsc.org or submit online at www. mc.manuscriptcentral.com/an

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Themed issue dedicated to surface-enhanced Raman scattering now published

The new themed issue for Analyst dedicated to showcasing the latest high impact research in surface-enhanced Raman scattering (SERS) is now published.

SERS has become a mature vibrational spectroscopic technique in the chemical, material, and life sciences. This themed issue, Guest Edited by Professors Duncan Graham, Bin Ren and Richard Van Duyne, highlights the recent discoveries and advances in the field of SERS.

Read their introductory editorial here.

There is also a special editorial by Pat Hendra describing the history behind the discovery of SERS. You can read the full issue hereEnjoy!

Make sure you also check out out the Chemistry World article on a paper published in this themed issue by Colin Campbell et al. on SERS nanoprobes to guide cancer radiotherapy dosing.

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Themed issue on Carbon & Graphene in Analytical Science now published!

Analyst front coverWe are pleased to announce that the Analyst themed issue showcasing the latest discoveries and developments in carbon and graphene in analytical science has been published as issue 9 in Analyst.

Guest Edited by Professor Martin Pumera, Nanyang Technological University, this issue showcases the latest technology, method and application-based science among the top researchers working in both academia and industry.
Read his introductory editorial:

Carbon and Graphene in Analytical Science
Analyst, 2016, 141, 2618-2618
DOI: 10.1039/C6AN90028C

You can check out the complete issue here: rsc.li/1Nwezau

Happy reading!

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SPEC 2016 themed issue with Analyst

As with previous SPEC conferences, Analyst is proud to be publishing a themed issue on optical diagnosis to feature papers from the conference and to highlight the latest advances in diagnosis and novel biomedical applications of infrared and Raman spectroscopy.

  • Submitted papers can be based on oral or poster presentations given at the meeting
  • There will be no upper limit to the number of papers an author can submit
  • All submissions will be subject to initial assessment and peer review in the usual manner and must meet the usual standards and requirements for the journal
  • This themed issue is scheduled to be published in early 2017

The deadline for submission is 26th August 2016.

You can submit your article using the Analyst portal

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Themed Issue on Innovative Tools for Cancer Screening, Detection and Diagnostics now published

The new themed issue for Analyst on innovative tools for cancer screening, detection and diagnostics is now published.

Guest Edited by Professor Steve Soper, University of North Carolina, USA and Dr Avraham Rasooly, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, USA, this collection is devoted to new technologies focused on the management of cancer-related diseases and covers a broad spectrum of new innovations including optical sensors (SERS, fluorescence, plasmon resonance, etc.), drug delivery vehicles, affinity agents, imaging contrast agents, microfluidics/nanofluidics and cell-based assays to name a few.

Cancer remains a devastating disease with 580,350 deaths and 1.66 million new cases reported in the US alone in 2013.  With 7.5 million deaths worldwide, cancer is the number 1 killer globally. Although 5-year survival rates have risen from 50% in 1975-77 to 68% in 2003-2008, major challenges remain toward further improving survival rates. The keys to realizing increased 5-year survival rates depend on significant improvements in early detection strategies as well as personalized treatment selection and effectively monitoring for disease recurrence. All of these focus areas can be enhanced through the development of new technological tools. Thus, this themed issue serves as a timely dissemination of new technologies that hold promise for the management of a variety of cancer-related diseases.

Enjoy!

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Deadline extended for themed issue on carbon and graphene in analytical science

We are extending the submission deadline for the upcoming Analyst themed issue showcasing the latest discoveries and developments in carbon and graphene in analytical science to January 31st, 2016. So keep sending in your high quality research to be included in this exciting issue.

Guest Edited by Professor Martin Pumera, Nanyang Technological University, this upcoming themed issue will showcase the latest technology, method and application-based science among the top researchers working in both academia and industry.

Unconfined by traditional discipline boundaries the issue will include carbon quantum dots, carbon nanotubes, and (nano)diamonds in the fields of electroanalysis, spectroscopy, and separation sciences. Recently there has been significant development in this area of research and now is an ideal time to have a special issue dedicated to recent advances.

Communications, full papers and review articles are welcomed, if you are interested in submitting a paper for this themed issue please contact us to let us know.

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Call for papers: Themed issue on surface-enhanced Raman scattering

You are invited to contribute to the upcoming Analyst themed issue showcasing the latest discoveries and developments in surface-enhanced Raman scattering (SERS).

For your article to be considered for the SERS themed issue we must receive your manuscript by April 15th 2016.

Guest Edited by Professors Duncan Graham (University of Strathclyde, UK), Richard Van Duyne (Northwestern University, USA) and Bin Ren (Xiamen University, China) this upcoming themed issue will be dedicated to this innovative field.

SERS has become a mature vibrational spectroscopic technique in the chemical, material, and life sciences. Recently there has been significant development in this area of research and now is an ideal time to have a special issue dedicated to recent advances.

Both Communications and full papers are welcomed, if you are interested in submitting a paper for this themed issue please contact us to let us know.

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Call for papers: Themed issue on carbon and graphene in analytical science

You are invited to contribute to the upcoming Analyst themed issue showcasing the latest discoveries and developments in carbon and graphene in analytical science.

For your article to be considered for the Carbon & Graphene themed issue we must receive your manuscript by December 11th 2015.

Guest Edited by Professor Martin Pumera, Nanyang Technological University, this upcoming themed issue will showcase the latest technology, method and application-based science among the top researchers working in both academia and industry.

Unconfined by traditional discipline boundaries the issue will include carbon quantum dots, carbon nanotubes, and (nano)diamonds in the fields of electroanalysis, spectroscopy, and  separation sciences. Recently there has been significant development in this area of research and now is an ideal time to have a special issue dedicated to recent advances.

Communications, full papers and review articles are welcomed, if you are interested in submitting a paper for this themed issue please contact us to let us know.

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