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Scientific Study & Research - Biology

Instructions for Authors

“Scientific Study and Research, Biology“ is a semi-annual journal with two issues published in March and May. It publishes original articles from different fields of biology: molecular biology, cytology, cytogenetics, morphology, microbiology, physiology, genetics, phytopathology, ecology and systematic. The journal contents are completed with other sections such as:

  1. Scientific/academic life which offers a presentation of the most important scientific manifestations related to the field of biology (congresses, symposia, round tables etc.)
  2. Reviews which comprise evaluations of the most recent publications in our country and abroad.

Conditions for paper submission:
Authors are invited to submit their articles, notes and reviews in English in electronic format.

  1. Page set up will be A4 (21x29.7 cm), with the margins: top 2.5 cm, bottom 2.5 cm, inside 2.5, outside 2.5 cm, mirror margins;
  2. the papers will be in Microsoft Word format, font Times New Roman, size 10, space at 1 row;
  3. the paper must contain:

TITLE - size 12, bold, center, caps lock, line spacing: single (leave five empty rows before the title);
AUTHORS- size 11 bold and italic, center (name and surname);
key words at single spacing – bold and italic, size 10.
At one line, the text will be written on two columns (the space between columns is 0.8 cm) with INTRODUCTION, MATERIAL AND METHOD, RESULTS AND DISCUSSIONS, CONCLUSIONS, ABSTRACT of maximum half a column, REFERENCES: authors, year, journal/ review or book’s title, publishing house, pages and author’s address.

  1. The tables will be edited with the same format, TNR, size 8;
  2. Graphics and photographs will be black and white in the original and will be included in the manuscript.

The bibliography will be arranged in alphabetical order:

  1. BATTES KARINA, BATTES K.W., STOICA I., 2005 - The Occurrence of Zooplanktonic Microcrustaceans in the Diet of Natural Fish Populations from Lake ƞtiucii (Natural Reserve, Cluj County), Studii Ɵi Cercetări, Seria Biologie, 10, Universitatea din Bacău, pp. 95-100.

The author’s address will be in English and it is recommended to contain the e-mail address.


Please send/bring your manuscript for Issue 1 until the end of March and for Issue 2 until the end May at the address mentioned below.

Our journal has a scientific board formed of reviewers who are specialists from our country and from abroad.

Paper acceptance confirmation and potential suggestions will be made by e-mail within one month since its being received.

Ethical statement

Submission of a manuscript implies that the paper has not been published before (except in abstract form or as part of a published lecture or academic thesis or as on electronic preprint), that is not consideration for publication elsewhere, that its publication is approved by all authors and tacitly or explicitly by the responsible authorities where the work was carried out.

The author(s) are fully responsible for the quality of their contribution (with regard to content and layout).

It is the responsibility of each author to ensure that papers submitted to the Journal Scientific Studies and Researches. Series Biology are written with ethical standards in mind, concerning plagiarism. Please note that all submissions are thoroughly checked for plagiarism. If an attempt at plagiarism is found in a published paper, the authors will be asked to issue a written apology to the authors of the original material, and the paper will be removed from the journal database. Any paper which shows obvious signs of plagiarism will be automatically rejected. The authors will receive proper notification if such a situation arises.

There is no limit to the length of the papers submitted. However, in certain cases and after consulting the author(s), either shortening of the text may be requested. Manuscript should be sent to the Edithor or Secretar of the journal. After publication, first author will receive article(s) electronically to the mail address and PDF-file.

The “Instructions for Authors” should be followed exactly. An editorial committee will referee all papers, its decision is final, and will be communicated to the author(s) as quickly as possible. Paper not conforming to the present instructions will be rejected.

Pre-Publication Agreement

Declaration Of Authenticity

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