Landscape Research, our academic journal, is a fully peer-reviewed and Impact-Factor listed journal containing articles, critical review essays, photo essays and book review forums.
The Journal’s global coverage and wide-ranging disciplinary nature makes it an ideal resource for both landscape academics and practitioners. It is uniquely placed to cover all multi, inter and transdisciplinary research encompassing the breadth of landscape studies.
Published by Taylor & Francis, the journal is well-respected and solidly established with a consistently growing readership, impact factor and citation rates. Our experienced Editorial team, led by Professor Emma Waterton, has a global coverage and outlook with representatives across three continents and a range of expertise.
The Editors strive towards an encouraging and constructive relationship with its authors and believes in an “ethos of care”1 through the peer review process, which is already demonstrated by its experienced panel of reviewers. It is also committed to encouraging and enabling inclusive academic debate and has produced an Inclusive Practices: Language and Writing Guideline. This document has been developed to help authors avoid using discriminatory language and/or marginalising practices when preparing their manuscripts.
Landscape Research Journal is unique in academic publishing to have an Academic Support Editor, Dr Paul Brindley, whose role is to provide an additional layer of support for new authors of innovative, original submissions who require assistance in navigating the peer review process. We welcome good quality manuscripts relating to all aspects of landscape. The guidelines on the submission process can be found here.
- Impact factor for 2020: 2.055
- CiteScore for 2020: 3.4
- 132,000 article downloads in 2020
- 40 days average from submission to first decision
- Eight issues a year, including special guest-edited themed issues
- Google Scholar 2021 places Landscape Research third in its Top 20 list of landscape-focused journals
1 Vera Vicenzotti & Emma Waterton (2021) Practicing care in a global pandemic, Landscape Research, 46:1, 1-7, DOI: 10.1080/01426397.2021.1873485
Professor Vanesa Castan Broto
UCL Institute for Global Prosperity, Faculty of the Built Environment & Urban Institute, University of Sheffield, UK
Dr Andrew Butler
Department of Landscape Architecture, Planning & Management, SLU Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Sweden
Dr Federica Larcher
Department of Agricultural, Forest and Food Sciences (DISAFA), University of Turin, Italy
Associate Professor Stephen Livesley
School of Ecosystems and Forest Science, University of Melbourne, Australia
Dr Bo Yang
School of Landscape Architecture and Planning, The University of Arizona, USA
Dr Laura Menatti
Book Reviews Editor
KLI, Konrad Lorenz Institute for Evolution and Cognition Research Klosterneuburg, Austria
Australia Institute for Culture and Society, Western Sydney University, Australiay
East Sussex, UK
Dr Hayley Saul
School of Social Sciences, Western Sydney University, Australia