Analytical Methods

Early applied demonstrations of new analytical methods with clear societal impact

About Analytical Methods

Analytical Methods welcomes early applied demonstrations of new analytical methods with clear societal impact.   

  • Fast publication times
  • Impact Factor 1.938
  • International editorial board, authorship and readership
  • No page charges
  • Unlimited free colour, both online and in print   


  • On submission, Authors are required to include a statement of societal impact for their manuscript. When preparing the statement the following criteria should be addressed: t     he significance, novelty and wider societal impact of the work reported in their article. This information will be used in making an initial assessment of the article by the Editor and its suitability for publication in the journal.  Submitted papers will not be reviewed without this statement.     
  • Analytical Methods does not require that systems are fully validated, however it should be demonstrated that methods and technology reported in the journal are sufficiently robust and fit for purpose for application in the future   
  • Developments are encouraged within the fields of healthcare, pharmaceuticals and biomedical diagnostics, environmental and forensic analysis, heritage science, agricultural science and food products, industrial process development and product validation     
  • Articles detailing significant and wide ranging advances and developments in general metrological practices, including sampling and sample handling, analytical standards and calibration techniques, and data handling are welcomed                   

 For further details of how Analytical Methods fits with sister journal Analyst, please see the Editorial below. 

From discovery to recovery Analyst and Analytical Methods working together for the analytical community
Anal. Methods, 2011, 3, 14
DOI: 10.1039/c0ay90051f

More details

Readership is cross-disciplinary and Analytical Methods appeals to readers across academia and industry, who have an interest in the advancement of measurement science and the breadth of application of analytical methodologies.   

These include, but are not restricted to, analytical and environmental scientists; biochemists and biotechnologists; process and industrial scientists; biomedical and clinical scientists; forensic and heritage scientists; agriculture, food, safety and product technologists; pharmaceutical scientists and toxicologists.   


Article types: Analytical Methods publishes reviews, full research articles, communications and technical notes. For more information, please do not hesitate to contact the Editorial Office. 


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