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Call for Peer Reviewers from Housing, Care and Support

Housing, Care and Support (HCS) Is currently recruiting new reviewers to help carry out peer review of articles.

About the Journal
Housing, Care and Support (HCS) provides an arena for international information, debate, reflection and the dissemination of research on the wider role of housing in the development of healthy and inclusive communities.
The journal is committed to keeping researchers and professionals alike up to date with all aspects of housing and related support.
HCS is multidisciplinary in nature to reflect the broad community of researchers and professionals involved in the field. Each paper explicitly states implications for practice giving practical advice to inform future research, policy and practice.

The journal offers a broad range of content, including:

•    Evidence-based, peer-reviewed research articles
•    Policy updates and commentary on developments
•    Practice papers and reports
•    Narrative accounts of experience in working across housing, health and social care boundaries.

Regular themes and topics include:

•    Homelessness
•    Commissioning
•    Changing needs
•    Tackling exclusion
•    International perspectives
•    Building communities.

Who are we looking for?
Individuals with an academic or professional research background who have an interest in the subject area. Previous publishing or reviewer experience is not essential.

Why become a reviewer for Emerald?

•You will receive free online access to the journal for 12 months from the date of your review.
•This is a great opportunity to contribute to building the evidence base which is vital for everyone involved in the provision housing and care research.

How to apply
If you or someone you know is interested in becoming a reviewer, please contact the editor, Martin Whiteford, at [email protected], providing information about your research interests and specialisms.