Announcement: we are recruiting new Associate Editors
We are recruiting new Associate Editors to join our international Editorial Board, helping to provide expertise on the design, conduct and reporting of trials in our journal.
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Building capacity for evidence informed trial management
Edited by Dr Roberta Littleford and Prof Shaun Treweek
Stepped wedge randomized controlled trials
Edited by Prof David Torgerson
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Announcing In Review - now available for Trials
Trials has launched In Review, a new option that provides authors with on-demand information on the status of their manuscript, enables them to share their work with funders and their research community, and allows their colleagues to comment and collaborate - all whilst their manuscript is under review. Full details here.
Aims and scope
Trials encompasses all aspects of the performance and findings of randomized controlled trials in health. We publish articles on general trial methodology and research into trial processes, as well as study protocols and statistical analysis plans for randomized controlled trials, commentaries and traditional results papers - regardless of outcome or significance of findings.
Peer review mentoring
The Editors endorse peer review mentoring of early career researchers. Find out more here
Annual Journal Metrics
135 days to first decision for reviewed manuscripts only
113 days to first decision for all manuscripts
196 days from submission to acceptance
31 days from acceptance to publication
2.067 - 2-year Impact Factor
2.343 - 5-year Impact Factor
0.819 - Source Normalized Impact per Paper (SNIP)
1.291 - SCImago Journal Rank (SJR)
6,653 Altmetric mentions