All papers submitted to RAFT will be checked for plagiarism (including self-plagiarism). If a paper is found to fall in the category of plagiarism, the paper will not be reviewed and automatically rejected. Even if a paper is accepted and paid for registration, we have a right to reject the paper and will not publish the paper in the proceedings.
To submit your paper, please visit the following link. http://www.raftpubs.com/submitpaper.php
Number of Pages: Papers should not exceed ten pages, including figures, tables, and references (up to two additional pages will be permitted (for a total of 15 pages) in a paper, at the cost of $25 US per additional page).
Page Size: U.S. Letter format (8.5″ X 11″)
File Format: PDF, Word document
Color: Use of color is encouraged, but since readers will usually print the papers in black and white, it is the author's responsibility to ensure that all figures/plots can be printed and understood in black and white.
Papers should be prepared in the following order:
Abstract: To give a brief account of the most relevant aspects of the paper.
Keywords: Choose from three to eight keywords.
Introduction: To explain the background work, the practical applications and the nature and purpose of the paper.
Body: To contain the primary message, with clear lines of thought and validation of the techniques described.
Conclusion: To summarize your main points of evidence for the reader.
Acknowledgements (when appropriate): The help that the writer has received from persons or institutions during the research and writing process.
Appendices (when appropriate): Including information that would otherwise clutter up the paper and mire the reader in over-elaborate details.
Section headings: Should be left justified, with the first letter capitalized and numbered consecutively, starting with the Introduction. Sub-section headings should be in capital and lower-case italic letters, numbered 1.1, 1.2, etc., and left justified, with second and subsequent lines indented.
References: References must be listed at the end of the paper. Do not begin them on a new page unless this is absolutely necessary. Authors should ensure that every reference in the text appears in the list of references and vice versa.
Some examples of how your references should be listed are given at the end of this page in the Reference section. These will allow you to assemble your reference list according to the correct format and font size.
1. Lovegrove JA, Griffin BA, Juturu, et al. 2013.The acute and long-term effects of dietary fatty acids on vascular function in health and disease.CurrOpinClinNutrMetab Care. 16: 162-167.
2. Clark T, Woodley R, De Halas D, et al. 1962. Gas-Graphite Systems, in “Nuclear Graphite”In: Nightingale R (Ed). Academic Press. 22: 387-395.