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Article templates: how to structure & format your research article


Prepare your article for submission, format your references and produce clear chemical structures using Royal Society of Chemistry templates from our author and reviewer resource centre. Our templates will help you structure and format your manuscript in the Royal Society of Chemistry style, and give you a clear idea of length and layout of the final article. 

This guidance is suitable for first-time and experienced authors.

Type of Activity

working independently



Age Group

Postgraduate & Teacher


The Royal Society of Chemistry publishes 40 peer-reviewed journals, more than 1,500 print books and a collection of online databases and literature updating services. Our international publishing portfolio covers the core chemical sciences including related fields such as biology, biophysics, energy and environment, engineering, materials, medicine and physics.

Our author and reviewer resource centre provides information and services to help you publish your research with - and review for - Royal Society of Chemistry journals.