State of the Science Research Call for Participation

October 27, 2021

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RTC:Rural is pleased to share an opportunity to publish in an upcoming special journal to elevate the State of the Science in Rural Disability Research. Those interested are encouraged to submit articles focused on rural disability in the areas of health, employment, community living, social participation, and community-based participatory research.

Hosted by Frontiers in Rehabilitation Sciences, this is a unique opportunity for colleagues to collaborate and showcase research on the topic of Rural Disability and Community Participation. RTC:Rural Director, Dr. Catherine Ipsen, along with Dr. Jean Hall of the University of Kansas, and Dr. John Lui of the University of Wisconsin, serve on the editorial team of experts. 

Submission deadline: February 14, 2022

About Research Topics

Frontiers’ Research Topics are multidisciplinary article collections bringing together leading experts in the field. Designed for impact, these collections are highly cited and widely read by researchers across the world.

About Frontiers in Rehabilitation Sciences

Leading research investigating new ways to optimize the functioning and wellbeing of people experiencing disability. The journal is led by Field Chief Editor Gerold Stucki from the University of Lucerne. Frontiers is the world's third most-cited publisher with more than 2.2 million citations and 1.4 billion views and downloads from global research and innovation hubs.

All submitted articles are peer reviewed.

Article processing charges are applied to all published articles. While there are nominal publishing fees associated, submissions that meet certain criteria may be eligible to receive monetary support.

Please contact Dr. Catherine Ipsen directly at for more information.