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SAGE Publishing launches open access journal Brain and Neuroscience Advances

June 16, 2016

London, UK. SAGE Publishing today announces that it is to launch in 2016 Brain and Neuroscience Advances, the official open access (OA) journal of the British Neuroscience Association (BNA).

Brain and Neuroscience Advances promotes the study and development of neurosciences in health and disease. Publishing original research papers and reviews, the journal provides a wide-ranging, multidisciplinary approach to the field of neuroscience - from ion channels to animal behavior, to applications in the clinic and beyond – with a truly global reach.  

BNA President, Professor John Aggleton remarked:

“We are delighted to launch the official Open Access journal of the BNA with SAGE Publishing, the academic publisher with the fastest growing Medical and Health Sciences program globally in the last 20 years. We are confident that Brain and Neuroscience Advances will rapidly become an important platform for publishing high caliber research, stimulating debate and discussion about neuroscience in health and disease. The journal will help shape the future of the field.”

Dr Anne Cooke, Chief Executive of the BNA commented:

Brain and Neuroscience Advances will provide an international, powerful forum to exchange knowledge across all aspects of neuroscience. With SAGE as our publisher we are confident that the journal with grow and expand in influence, reaching a global audience of researchers working in neuroscience worldwide.”

Karen Phillips, SAGE’s Editorial Director further commented:

Brain and Neuroscience Advances is set to be a key platform for academic discourse within the field of neuroscience, publishing multidisciplinary articles from across the field. At SAGE a key part of our publishing mission is to publish innovative, high-quality content in service of the academic community. In partnership with the BNA, we are thrilled to be able to welcome Brain and Neuroscience Advances into our leading portfolio of Medical and Health Sciences journal and fulfil our wider aims.”

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Sara Miller McCune founded SAGE Publishing in 1965 to support the dissemination of usable knowledge and educate a global community. SAGE is a leading international provider of innovative, high-quality content publishing more than 950 journals and over 800 new books each year, spanning a wide range of subject areas. Our growing selection of library products includes archives, data, case studies and video. SAGE remains majority owned by our founder and after her lifetime will become owned by a charitable trust that secures the company’s continued independence. Principal offices are located in Los Angeles, London, New Delhi, Singapore, Washington DC and Melbourne.

The voice of UK neuroscience today, the British Neuroscience Association is the largest UK organisation representing and promoting all aspects of neuroscience and neuroscientists.  It’s members' interests cover the complete  range of neuroscience, from ion channels to animal behaviour to applications in the clinic and beyond, and has among its patrons Ruby Wax, Lord Robert Winston and Professor Sir Colin Blakemore, FRS.

Brain and Neuroscience Advances, the official peer-reviewed, open access journal of the British Neuroscience Association, aims to promote, on a multidisciplinary basis, the study of the development, structure and function of the neurosciences in health and disease. 

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