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Please prepare your manuscript before submission, using the following guidelines:
Font size – 12 (abstract, keywords, literature, the text of Tables and Figures – 11), font – Times New Roman, alignment to the width, interval – single, paragraph indent – 1 cm, page margins - 2 cm all sides.
Figures, tables, graphs, diagrams, etc. are presented directly in the text, indicated by numbering and title (eg. Figure 1 – Name). After the illustration comes its description (short conclusion). All illustrative material, except tables, is additionally provided in jpeg format. The number of figures, tables, graphs, and diagrams should not exceed 20% of the total volume of the paper (in some cases up to 30%).
The volume of the paper (excluding title, information on authors, annotation, keywords, references) should make up to 1 800-7 000 words. Though preferences are given to the research papers, review papers are excepted as well; they should be written in the field of the authors' research interest and include the results of their own research.
The structure of the paper:
The first line is UDC; the alignment is to the left, bold.
The title of the paper should be brief, informative, without any abbreviations. The optimal length of the title is 5-7 words (in some cases 10-12). Bold, lowercase, centered.
The author (s) of the paper – Initials and surnames, affiliation, cities, countries, e-mail (indicate with *). Regular. Centered. Not more than 8 people; participating foreign authors should be included.
Abstract: 150-300 words.
- Introduction to the research topic.
- Purpose, main directions and ideas of scientific research.
- Brief description of the scientific and practical significance of the work.
- Brief description of the research methodology.
- Main results and analysis, conclusions of research work.
- Value of the research conducted (contribution of this work to the relevant field of knowledge).
- Practical significance of the results.
Keywords: 3-8 keywords. Word combinations are allowed.
The introduction should consist of justification of the importance of the field, theoretical and practical significance of the topic, the meaning of the narrow problem, solution for the problem or formulation of hypothesis, the objectives of the work.
Materials and methods
This part should consist of a detailed description of the materials, equipment and software (including model, company and country), the progress of the work, as well as a complete description of the methods used. The characteristic or description of the research material includes presenting said material in qualitative and quantitative terms. Statistical analysis of the data is obligatory.
The information concerning to the certification of the laboratories with measurement of certified materials are strongly recommended.
The sampling points of real samples (plants, animals, soils, sediments, etc.), including geographical coordinates along with map, should be described.
If the work involves the use of human and/or animal subjects, the author should ensure that the work described has been carried out in accordance with the corresponding code of ethics and documentation for experiments involving humans and/or animals.
Results and discussion
This section disclosures the results of the work and contains an analysis and discussion of research results as well as conclusions on the results obtained during the research and previously published data, including authors’ data. Results should be presented as Tables, Figures and other illustrative materials with their appropriate discussion.
Conclusion (at least 250 words)
The conclusion part includes relevance of the topic or problem, a summary of the work, confirmation of the validity of the author’s statement and conclusion regarding changes in scientific knowledge in the view of the received results. Conclusions should be exact and used for the generalization of the research results in specific scientific areas, with the description of prospective possibilities.
This section includes the funding source(s), i.e. within the framework of the project (full name of the project, supporting agency) and/or acknowledging everyone, who helped with the work.
All the references presented in the text should be numbered by their appearance in the text. In the text, they should be indicated by the corresponding number and embraced in square brackets.
The list of references should consist of not less than 15 items of literature for the scientific and technical areas, including at least 30% of references from Scopus and/or Clarivate Analytics databases (with an indication of doi).
Journal abbreviations should be created according to https://images.webofknowledge.com/images/help/WOS/A_abrvjt.html
In the list of references, for non-English articles, along with its translated-into-English version, its transliterated from the original language version should be presented in square brackets. Common source for transliteration is https://translit.ru/
All images, schemes and tables in the text, not corresponding to the results part should be accompanied by the corresponding references to the initial source. Citations to unreliable webpages including wikipedia.org are not allowed.
Examples of references:
- Cheng Y., Li H., Ma L., Zhang S., et al. (2014) Detection of c-kit mutational status in small-cell lung cancer in a Chinese cohort. Thorac Cancer., vol. 5, no. 3, pp. 225-231. https://doi.org/10.1111/1759-7714.12082.
- Nesterova S.G., Inelova Z.A., Erubaeva G.K. (2017) Rekomendatsii ob urovne riska upotrebleniya kormovyih nazemnyih rasteniy Kazahstanskoy chasti Prikaspiya [Recommendations on the risk level of the use of forage terrestrial plants of the Kazakhstan part of the Caspian region] Almaty: Qazaq Universiteti, 30 p. ISBN 978-601-04-2913-0.
Conference proceedings or abstracts:
- Mohammed M.A. (2012) Treatment techniques of oil-contaminated soil and water aquifers. Proceedings of international conference on water resources and arid environment. Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, P. 123.
- Yergozhin Ye.Ye., Solomin V.A., Lyapunov V.V., Tsukerman V.G. (2000) A method for determination of 1,1-dimethylhydrazine and nitrosodimethylamine [Metod opredeleniya 1,1-dimetilgidrazina i nitrosodimetilamina]. Preliminary patent of the Republic of Kazakhstan [Predvaritelnyi patent Respubliki Kazakhstan].
- RMG 61-2003 (2003) Indexes of accuracy, precision, validity of the methods of quantitative chemical analysis, methods of evaluation [GSI. Pokazateli tochnosti, pravilnosti, pretsizionnosti metodik kolichestvennogo himicheskogo analiza. Metodyi otsenki]. Moscow, Russia.
- Cyranoski D., Silver A. (from January 24, 2020, corrected at January 25, 2020, accessed at January 28, 2020) Wuhan scientists: What it’s like to be on lockdown. Measures to contain a new virus’s spread have cut off the city's researchers. https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-020-00191-5/.
The template for the manuscript is strongly recommended to be used. Template.