Towards Transdisciplinary Research Culture

Guidelines for preparation of abstracts and extended abstracts

  • Abstracts & Extended Abstracts can be submitted online or via email Abstracts & Extended Abstracts should be submitted as separate files. Alternatively hard copies can be submitted to the secretary.
  • Extended abstracts (maximum three (03) manuscript pages) should be submitted as well.
  • Include the following parts in the Extended abstract: (Download Guidelines)
  • Title Page

    • Title (maximum characters 100 with spaces; Font- Times new Roman ,14, bold )
    • Authors (indicate the corresponding author with an asterisk, and provide the email address on a  separate line (Font- Times new Roman, 12)
    • Author affiliations (Font- Times New Roman, 11, Italic)
    • Abstract :
      • Maximum number of words 250
      • No citations,
      • Font- Times new Roman, 12, 1.5 line spacing
    • Key words: Maximum 5 key words

    Extended Abstract

    • Title (no author names) and Abstract followed by Introduction, materials & methods, Results/Discussion/conclusions (as applicable): (Font- Times new Roman, 12, 1.5 line spacing)
    • The maximum number of text pages three (03)
    • Minimize the number of figures and tables (if any) to one each
    • References: maximum of 8 citations
    • Preferable formats of manuscripts are pdf, docx or doc
    • Deadline for the submission of extended abstracts is 30 September 2013
    • The extended abstracts/abstracts will be peer-reviewed and the decision on acceptance will be informed by 15 November 2013
  • Postal Address
  • Dr. (Ms.) D.H.N.Munasinghe
    The Secretary/ RISTCON
    Department of Zoology
    Faculty of Science
    University of Ruhuna
    Sri Lanka

    Guidelines for Oral and Poster Presentations

    • Oral Presentations
      • Duration is strictly limited to 15 minutes in which 10 minutes for presentation and 5 minutes for Q & A session
    • Poster Presentation
      • Poster should digitally printed with dimensions 100*90 cm. Preferred poster orientation is portrait (optional)



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