Heliyon welcomes research across all disciplines. Any paper reporting original and technically sound results of primary research, which adheres to accepted ethical and scientific publishing standards, will be published regardless of its perceived impact.

Our dedicated expert editorial team, together with an editorial board of over 900 active researchers, from all disciplines, ensures that papers move through to publication as fast as possible without compromising on the quality of the process.

Every published article will be immediately available on both Heliyon.com and ScienceDirect, and will be indexed by PubMed, Scopus, and Web of Science™ Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI), ensuring it reaches the widest possible audience. Our focus on generating impact via press coverage and social media gives papers the opportunity to be discovered.

The article publishing charge (APC) for papers accepted by Heliyon is $1,250 (plus VAT and local taxes where applicable). Visit Heliyon.com to learn more.

Editorial board


  • Claudia Lupp

Editorial Assistants

  • Chris Russell
  • Marion Thibaudeau


  • Seraphim Alvanides
    Associate Professor in Geographical Information Science, Northumbria University
  • Dick Bedeaux
    Professor of Physical Chemistry, Norwegian University of Science and Technology
  • Emmanuel Boucrot
    Senior Research Fellow, University College London (UCL)
  • Joanne Connell
    Senior Lecturer in Tourism Management, University of Exeter Business School
  • Andrea De Simone
    Assistant Professor, SISSA - International School for Advanced Studies
  • André Furger
    Associate Professor, University of Oxford
  • David Kass
    Professor of Biology, Eastern Michigan University
  • Peter Kavsak
    Associate Professor, McMaster University
  • Nikos D. Lagaros
    Assistant Professor, National Technical University of Athens
  • David Leong
    Assistant Professor, National University of Singapore
  • Francesca V. Mariani
    Assistant Professor of Cell and Neurobiology, University of Southern California
  • Ben Marwick
    Assistant Professor, University of Washington
  • Anton Middelberg
    Pro Vice-Chancellor, University of Queensland
  • Edmund Anthony Nelson
    Professor in Paediatrics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
  • Junchen Pei
    Assistant Professor, Peking University
  • John R.B. Perry
    Senior Investigator Scientist, University of Cambridge
  • Rubén Sevilla
    Senior Lecturer, Swansea University
  • Timothy Starr
    Assistant Professor, University of Minnesota
  • Wessel N. van Wieringen
    Assistant Professor, VU University Amsterdam
  • Nick Varley
    Research Professor, Universidad de Colima
  • Jing Xia
    Assistant Professor, University of California Irvine
  • Xiaoming Zeng
    Professor, Xi’an Jiaotong University
  • Arzucan Özgür
    Assistant Professor, Bogazici University

Editorial Board

  • For a full list of Editorial Board Members, please visit <a href="http://www.heliyon.com/editorial-team/board/">Heliyon.com</a>