Environmental Health Insights

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Call for Papers

The Editor in Chief, Dr. Timothy Kelley, Department of Health Education and Promotion, East Carolina University, welcomes new manuscripts for peer review on the following topics:

  • Ambient (outdoor) air quality and air pollution control
  • Indoor air quality (IAQ) and its distribution and treatment (e.g., heating, ventilation and air conditioning, or HVAC systems)
  • Drinking water quality and treatment
  • Recreational water quality protection and treatment (e.g., lakes, rivers, oceans, public and private pools)
  • Wastewater management (e.g., collection, storage and treatment of stormwater runoff, municipal sewage or industrial wastewater discharges)
  • Food quality, protection and sanitation
  • Epidemiology and related infectious disease and disease vector control
  • Toxicology and related non-infectious disease control
  • Residential, municipal, business and industrial solid waste management
  • Residential, municipal, business and industrial hazardous waste management
  • Occupational health/industrial hygiene, including ergonomics of work environments
  • Management of physical health and injury hazards and risks (e.g., heat, cold, and ionizing and non-ionizing radiation)

Environmental Health Insights is indexed in PubMed, the Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ), the Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI), and Scopus.

Open Special Collections

We are also accepting submissions for the following Special Collections. If any of these are the right fit for your research, we would be happy to receive your paper for peer review. Please enter the Promo Code listed next to each collection below during Step 2 of the submission process to indicate your interest in publishing in this Special Collection.

  • Waste management (including hazardous waste, illegal dumping, and remediation of existing spills); Promo Code to submit: EHI-11
  • Endocrine disturbing chemicals; Promo Code to submit: EHI-14
  • Waste management (including hazardous waste, illegal dumping, and remediation of existing spills); Promo Code to submit: EHI-15
  • Air Quality and Air Pollution; Promo Code to submit: EHI-5

All papers accepted into these Special Collections will benefit from a reduced Article Processing Charge (APC) of $750 (£500 GBP), discounted from the full rate for a limited time.

Become a Guest Editor for a Special Collection

We are interested in publishing Special Collections on various topics. Peruse the topics, or suggest your own, by submitting a Guest Editor proposal here

Further information on the role can be found in the Lead Guest Editor Guide

Published Special Collections

Benefits of Publishing

The journal offers significant benefits to authors including:

  • International, PubMed-listed, open access journal
  • Indexed in: Web of Science Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI) and the Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ), and Scopus
  • Fast, rigorous peer review
  • Open access format, driving high visibility and global exposure
  • Prompt online publication
  • Article metrics service to allow each author to monitor re-use of published articles

Manuscripts submitted to the journal are subject to double-blind peer review by a minimum of two to three suitably qualified reviewers. All editorial decisions are the responsibility of Editor-in-Chief, Deputy Editor-in-Chief, or an Associate Editor. Each stage of the editorial and production process is monitored to prevent delays to the authors, who are regularly informed of changes in their paper's status. Editorial contributors, journal staff, and external contractors who contribute to editorial and production processes are qualified, experienced professionals chosen for their ability to efficiently contribute towards high-quality published papers. Article processing charges are communicated to authors prior to and during manuscript submission. There are no additional fees based on use of color, figure or word-count. 

Further Information

  • Efficient Processing: 4 Weeks Average to First Editorial Decision
  • Fair & Independent Expert Peer Review
  • High Visibility & Extensive Database Coverage
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