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The mission of the International Journal of Nuclear Security is to share and promote research and best practices in all areas of nuclear security. It provides an open-access, multi-disciplinary forum for scholarship and discussion. The journal encourages diversity in theoretical foundations, research methods, and approaches, asking contributors to analyze and include implications for policy and practice.
IJNS was launched in 2015 to fill the need for an open, international, scholarly discussion about nuclear security issues and insights among scholars, students, practitioners, and experts from academia, government, industry, and the private sector—as well as from the intelligence, military, and law enforcement communities.
IJNS is now a Continuous Publication journal. When an article is ready for publication, we will publish it here on our web site; later, when the entire issue to which that article belongs is ready, we’ll compile all the articles belonging to that issue. The completed issue will then appear on our site in the same form as previous issues (see issues 1.1 through 3.1; click on “All Issues” drop-down box at left). This process will allow finished articles to appear in the most timely fashion. Authors, your articles won’t have to wait for others to be ready before being published to the world.
Our first article to appear under this continuous publication model is available below: “Nuclear Security Education and Training in Pakistan,” by Noreen Iftakhar and Sitara Noor. Congratulations to both authors!
IJNS invites submissions that focus on global education and training in nuclear security. Topics of interest include:
- Curriculum development programs in nuclear security at academic institutions
- Continuing education programs, such as professional development courses and training, at academic or other institutions
- Preventing and/or delimiting insider and outsider threats
- Reports and scholarly investigations on pedagogical initiatives for nuclear security, including alternative/complementary teaching methods (tabletop exercises, case studies, etc.)
- Issues/barriers/problems (and proposed solutions) in international education for nuclear security
- Discussion of grant development and funding scenarios related to education in nuclear security
Please see the IJNS website for general submission rules: http://trace.tennessee.edu/ijns/policies.html#whatcansubmit
In addition, please follow the style guide for submissions on the IJNS website: http://trace.tennessee.edu/ijns/styleguide.html
To submit an article, authors need to create an account on the IJNS website: http://trace.tennessee.edu/ijns. After creating an account, authors should navigate to the “Submit Article” tab on the left side of the screen (seventh tab down or first blue tab). CONTACT: email@example.comDEADLINE
Since we have moved to the Continuous Publication Model there is no longer a publication deadline. We may impose a submission deadline for special issues. We look forward to reading your work!
The mission of this open access, interdisciplinary, peer-reviewed journal is to share and promote research and best practices in all areas of nuclear security.
IJNS publishes technical and policy-related articles, book reviews, news about conferences, seminars, and other events relevant to nuclear security, as well as descriptions of new educational programs or courses in nuclear security. See our Aims and Scope for more details.
Be sure to check out the winners of this year's student writing competition!
Contact us: firstname.lastname@example.org
Current Issue: Volume 4, Number 1 (2018)
Irradiation Experiment for Living Insect-Based Radiological Dispersal Device
Braden Goddard, Walid Metwally, and Ahmad Ababneh
Conducting Nuclear Security Culture Self-Assessments in Nuclear Research Facilities Using the IAEA Methodology
Anhar Riza Antariksawan, Khairul Khairul, Heru Umbara, Endang Kristuti, and Bayu Purnomo
Iran’s Arak Heavy Water Reactors: Past, Present and Future
Student Competition Winner
Recommended Corrective Security Measures to Address the Weaknesses Identified Within the Shapash Nuclear Research Institute
Khadija Moussaid and Oum Keltoum Hakam