CfP: ThinkNiti’s International Road Safety Research Journal (IRSRJ): Free Publication, Submit by Aug 31

About the organisation

ThinkNiti is an independent non-profit and non-governmental organisation that aims to redefine the way in which laws and policies are drafted in India. The organisation aims to work with policy makers and legislators to ensure that the laws and policies in India reflect the ground realities and touch the lives of the people to whom they seek to affect.

About the Journal

International Road Safety Research Journal (IRSRJ) is an open-access peer-reviewed digital publication in the English language aimed at promoting multi-disciplinary research and dialogue on safer mobility. As an initiative to widen the horizons on contemporary road safety issues, the journal invites submissions that provide high-quality legal, scientific, psychological, technical and social analysis of issues on safer mobility.

IRSRJ is a platform that will engage students, researchers, engineers, government agencies, policymakers, corporate decision makers, safety professionals, psychologists, social scientists, and public health professionals to share their scholastic inter-disciplinary research on mobility issues.

The inaugural edition of IRSRJ will be published in December 2019 on the website, here.


Mobility issues

Word Limit

Articles: 800-1500 words

Submissions in this category are expected to deal with the theme comprehensively, examine the available literature more deeply and offer an innovative reassessment of the current interpretation of that theme.

Preferable, but not mandatory, would be that themes of contemporary importance are chosen.

Book Reviews: 400-700 words

This category will focus on reviewing titles that deal with topics concerning road safety, human errors and crashes, traffic crashes and related calamities, methods of accident investigation, accident evaluations, post-trauma scenario, etc.

Opinions and Essays: 400-700 words

Essays and opinions are more concise in scope. Dealing with a specific issue, they argue that the issue should be conceptualised differently. They are more engaging and make for a concrete argument.

Legislative and Case Comments: 600-800 words

This is an analysis of any contemporary judicial pronouncement, whether in India or elsewhere. It must study and examine the series of cases in which the decision in question was given, and comment upon the implications of that ruling on that particular branch of law to which it pertains.

How to submit?

For the submission guidelines, click here.

Please send in your submissions to submit[at] by 31 August 2019 with the title in the subject line. The author(s) are requested to submit a short bio (of not more than 200 words) with their submissions.

Important dates

Last date to submit: 31 August 2019

Contact info

For any queries, you can e-mail at submit[at] or call on 91-9013748497 (Nishant Bhaskar) or 91-9958867718 (Vishwam Jindal).

For full details, click here.

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