The Official Journal of The Australasian Society for the Study of Brain Impairment
Call for EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST
Social Media Editor – Brain Impairment
The Co-Editors of Brain Impairment are calling for expressions of interest for the new position of Social Media Editor for the journal. This is an honorary position on the Editorial Board with the aim of promoting the articles published in the journal via social media. The role will include responsibility for developing and implementing a plan for engaging with social media via various platforms and may include interviewing authors to create blogs, using twitter feeds to disseminate information about new articles, and maintaining a Facebook page. To submit your expression of interest please email Margaret at firstname.lastname@example.org with a brief one page outline of your experience in social media and potential initiatives that could be used to promote Brain Impairment through social media, as well as a copy of your CV.
Brain Impairment is the official journal of the Australasian Society for the Study of Brain Impairment (ASSBI). It is a peer-reviewed journal that reflects the multidisciplinary nature of ASSBI. Online access for ASSBI members is part of the membership package.
Clarivate have just released the 2018 Impact Factors for indexed journals, the 2018 Impact Factor for Brain Impairment is 0.958. Our congratulations go to our co-editors Professors Jenny Fleming and Grahame Simpson for keeping the IF stable.
The journal addresses topics related to the aetiology, epidemiology, treatment and outcomes of brain impairment with a particular focus on the implications for functional status, participation, rehabilitation and quality of life. Disciplines reflect a broad multidisciplinary scope and include neuroscience, neurology, neuropsychology, psychiatry, clinical psychology, occupational therapy, physiotherapy, speech pathology, social work, and nursing.
Submissions are welcome across the full range of conditions that affect brain function (stroke, tumour, progressive neurological illnesses, dementia, traumatic brain injury, epilepsy, etc.) throughout the lifespan.
The journal publishes Original Articles, Reviews, Brief Reports, Clinical Practice:Current Opinion and Research Protocols. In addition, the journal publishes the abstracts from the annual ASSBI international scientific conference.
In 2017, the journal launched the Douglas and Tate prize, an annual award for the best research article published in Brain Impairment in the previous 12 months which is supported by a cash prize from CUP.
JOURNAL TEAM & INFORMATION
Prof Jennifer Fleming, The University of Queensland, Australia
Prof Grahame Simpson, Ingham Institute of Applied Medical Research, Australia
Associate Editors: A/Prof Petrea Cornwell and Dr Cynthia Honan
Editorial Manager: Margaret Eagers
Publications Committee: Dr Jan Ewing and Prof Carol Burton
Editorial Board: Click here
ISSN: 1443-9646 EISSN: 1839-5252
Frequency: 3 Issue(s) per year
2015 2-year impact factor 0.565
2015 5-year impact factor – 1.130
'ACCESS TO BRAIN IMPAIRMENT'
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MEMBERS can access Brain Impairment online, sign into the website and then link through to CUP
If you are NOT an ASSBI member go to Cambridge Core where you can...
- Submit an article;
- Recommend BI to your librarian;
- See instructions for contributors
- Click below for the latest issue Volume 20 / Issue 3, Dec-19
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