The Annals of Human Biology is one of the leading international journals for the dissemination of research into human population biology and the nature, development and causes of human variation. It has a 2011 Impact Factor of 1.975 and a  5- Year Impact Factor of 1.789.

The Annals of Human Biology receives unsolicited submission from throughout the world and publishes about 20% of those submitted within 6 issues of the journal that appears every 2 months.

The Annals of Human Biology is the official journal of the Society for the Study of Human Biology. Members of the Society can subscribe to the journal at a much reduced rate. Subscription includes access to an online database of articles stretching back to 1974.

The journal welcomes papers covering the disciplines of human genetics, human growth and development (Auxology), environmental physiology, ecology, epidemiology, ageing and global health.

Submission to the journal is electronic using Scholar One’s Manuscript Central system. Instructions to Authors may be found here.

The editors of Annals of Human Biology are:

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Noël Cameron (Managing Editor)
Professor of Human Biology
Centre for Global Health and Human Development
School of Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences
Loughborough University, UK

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The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine

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Professor of Molecular Anthropology and
Director of the Centre of Molecular Anthropology for Ancient DNA Studies
Department of Biology
University of Rome Tor Vergata, Italy

The journal’s editorial assistant, Dr Rachel Deevey, will be very happy to answer any questions relating to the submission of papers.

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Editorial Office – Annals of Human Biology  | Tel: +44 (0)1509 223034
Centre for Global Health and Human Development
School of Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences
Loughborough University, Loughborough, LE11 3TU

Authors of papers appearing in the Annals can choose to make them ‘Open Access’ on payment of a fee of $3100 per article at the time of publication. This gives unrestricted online access to the article even for people or institutions that do not subscribe. Authors are encouraged to consider this option and include the costs in grant proposals.

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