winter Highlights newsletter

How to subscribe to this newsletter: How to unsubscribe.

WELCOME to the winter issue of Highlights


We hope you find the mix of news and other items useful.

Tell us what you think by emailing

Click here to read previous issues of Highlights

Follow our Blog Follow us on Facebook Follow us on Twitter

Back to top


  A new journal title has been published and uploaded to our online database since the previous Highlights. Here are its contents; to find the free full text of the articles of this inaugural issue, please click on the link provided:

International Journal of Family Business and Regional Development
International Journal of Family Business and Regional Development

  • Push or pull motivation? A study of migrant women entrepreneurs in UAE
  • Gender differences in family business management: do they really exist?
  • An examination of firm size on intra-family business succession
  • A study of factors affecting inheritance success in family businesses in Kerala
  • Case study of prioritisation of information communication technologies in family small medium enterprises - using the analytic hierarchy process
  • Strategic determinants of performance of family businesses in the USA and Canada

Additional Information

The first issues of all our journals are available as free full-text issues. Abstracts and bibliographic details are also available for all articles, and subscription details may be found here.

For more new journals published recently, go to our Journal news page. We also have other new journals in the last stages of the production process, so use the Inderscience news page and blog to keep up with our progress.

Please contact or fax +41-22-9295600 for details of subscriptions.

Back to top


Inderscience Publishers' online journal collections represent excellent value for money. You can

◾ subscribe to the full online journal collection ◾
◾ select one or more of our pre-selected subject collections ◾
◾ create a customised collection of 15 or more titles of your choice ◾

Our ten pre-selected online journal subject collections are listed below. Each collection is broken into more specific sub-collections, full details of which are available via the links provided.

Computing and Mathematics
Economics and Finance
Education, Knowledge and Learning
Energy and Environment
Healthcare and Biosciences
Management and Business
Public Policy and Administration
Risk, Safety and Emergency Management
Science, Engineering and Technology
Society and Leisure

A subscription to the full online journal collection, a pre-selected subject collection or a customised collection can provide extensive discounts on title list prices. To request a quotation, to set up a FREE institutional online trial or for further information about our licensing options, please email

Please contact or fax +41-22-9295600 for details of subscriptions, including complete collection subscriptions and tailor-made packages.

Back to top


Please help Atypon share the latest coronavirus research and news

In response to the global pandemic, Atypon has created a website with a free real-time, social media-like feed that delivers the latest peer-reviewed research, preprints and news on the coronavirus pandemic as soon as it is published. Their goal is to help the professionals combating this outbreak to get the latest facts sooner and put them into practice more quickly.

To help us expand the reach of this resource, please consider sharing the link to the Novel Coronavirus Outbreak Special Edition with your networks. This free feed aggregates content from over 30,000 authoritative sources across the web to accelerate the discovery of trusted, comprehensive information.

The Novel Coronavirus Outbreak Special Edition feed is driven by Scitrus, Atypon’s AI-based discovery technology. The feed is publicly available at

Scholarly publishing community has role to play in protecting U.S. healthcare workers from COVID-19: non-medical professionals asked to donate protective supplies to

Critical PPE items such as facemasks, goggles, gloves, and protective gowns are stockpiled in offices and facilities that have been closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic: from labs in universities and corporations, to machine shops, cleanrooms and engineering and construction job sites.

The website is coordinating the transfer of unused PPE from private organisations to the healthcare facilities requesting them in the same vicinity. is a grassroots organisation led by emergency medicine physicians, working to give all PPE proceeds to the frontline healthcare workers most in need. needs:

  • Surgical masks
  • Goggles
  • Face shields
  • Nitrile gloves
  • Isolation gowns
  • Disinfectant wipes
  • Hand sanitiser
  • Scrubs
  • Disposable shoe covers
  • Nasopharyngeal swabs
  • Respirators

Please visit for details of how you can help.

Back to top



Editorial appointments

New editors have been appointed as follows:

Associate Prof. Sasha Baglay to the International Journal of Migration and Border Studies.

Prof. S.J. Jung to the International Journal of Mining and Mineral Engineering.

Dr. Jian Sun to the International Journal of Built Environment and Asset Management.


Back to top

The following sample issues and open access articles have been made available since the previous edition of Highlights. All of the articles can be accessed for free.
Free Sample Issues
Computing, Mathematics and Communications
Int. J. of Advanced Intelligence Paradigms
Int. J. of High Performance Computing and Networking
Economics and Finance
Afro-Asian J. of Finance and Accounting
Int. J. of Accounting and Finance
Int. J. of Banking, Accounting and Finance
Int. J. of Computational Economics and Econometrics
Int. J. of Economics and Business Research
Int. J. of Electronic Finance
Int. J. of Economic Policy in Emerging Economies
Education, Knowledge and Learning
Int. J. of Continuing Engineering Education and Life-Long Learning
Int. J. of Education Economics and Development
Int. J. of Innovation and Learning
Int. J. of Learning and Change
Int. J. of Management in Education
Int. J. of Mobile Learning and Organisation
Int. J. of Technology Enhanced Learning
Energy and Environment
Int. J. of Environmental Technology and Management
Int. J. of Energy Technology and Policy
Int. J. of Environment and Waste Management
Int. J. of Exergy
Int. J. of Innovation and Sustainable Development
Int. J. of Oil, Gas and Coal Technology
Healthcare and Biosciences
Int. J. of Medical Engineering and Informatics
Management and Business
Asian J. of Management Science and Applications
Global Business and Economics Review
Int. J. of Business Excellence
Int. J. of Business Intelligence and Data Mining
Int. J. of Business Innovation and Research
Int. J. of Business and Systems Research
Int. J. of Decision Sciences, Risk and Management
Int. J. of Management Practice
Int. J. of Networking and Virtual Organisations
Int. J. of Operational Research
Int. J. of Productivity and Quality Management
Middle East J. of Management
Risk, Safety and Emergency Management
Int. J. of Electronic Security and Digital Forensics
Science, Engineering and Technology
Int. J. of Automation and Control
Int. J. of Computer Aided Engineering and Technology
Int. J. of Communication Networks and Distributed Systems
Int. J. of Computational Vision and Robotics
Int. J. of Embedded Systems
Int. J. of Information and Communication Technology
Int. J. of Mobile Communications
Int. J. of Mathematical Modelling and Numerical Optimisation
Int. J. of Power Electronics
Int. J. of Quality Engineering and Technology
Society and Leisure
Int. J. of Leisure and Tourism Marketing
Open Access Articles
An empirical examination of the efficiency of commodity markets in India
Int. J. of Banking, Accounting and Finance
Gateway controller with deep sensing: learning to be autonomic in intelligent internet of things
Int. J. of Communication Networks and Distributed Systems
Local brand franchise competition in the disruption era
Int. J. of Productivity and Quality Management
Mining constant information for readable test data generation
Int. J. of Embedded Systems
The development of knowledge-shelf to enable an effective set-based concurrent engineering application
Int. J. of Internet Manufacturing and Services
The impact of foreign capital on profitability: the case of Portuguese manufacturing SMEs
Int. J. of Globalisation and Small Business
Wafer-scale fabrication and modification of silicon nano-pillar arrays for nanoelectronics, nanofluidics and beyond
Int. J. of Nanotechnology

Back to top

The following articles were selected for their wider appeal to a more general audience, and some have been featured in the scientific and business press as well as the international media:
Computing, Mathematics and Communications
Analysis of migration pattern of prey species with reserved zone
A survey of what customers want in smartwatch brand applications
Facial beauty prediction via deep cascaded forest
Mobile phone forensics – a systematic approach, tools, techniques and challenges
New hybrid framework to detect phishing web pages, based on rules and variant selection of features
Recognition of flowers using convolutional neural networks
Separating yolk from white: a filter based on economic properties of trend and cycle
Study on microblog public opinion data mining algorithm based on multi-visual clustering model
The glamorous world: how Instagram use is related to affluence estimates, materialism, and self-esteem
The roles of motivation and media engagement in second-screen viewing experiences
Economics and Finance
Assessing the effectiveness of using western movies in elucidating economic concepts
Economic, legal and financial perspectives on cryptocurrencies: a review on cryptocurrency growth, opportunities and future prospects
An exploration of inquiry-based authentic learning enabled by mobile technology for primary science
A study on work from home in education industry due to COVID-19
Is a bad mentor better than no mentor?
Energy and Environment
Analysis of data mining method for short-term wind measurement of wind farm based on multi-technology fusion
COVID-19 and sustainable development
How suitable is lithium-sulphur battery for electric city bus application?
Hydrogen storage system integrated with fuel cell
Maximising the contribution of renewables in a utility energy mix
Negawatt planning via stochastic programming
Rainwater harvesting in urban areas of developed countries. The state of the art (1980–2017)
Study on production, characterisation and utilisation of neem biodiesel as green fuel for compression ignition engine
Healthcare and Biosciences
A comparison of foot kinematics between pregnant and non-pregnant women using the Oxford foot model during walking
A review on emotion recognition in Parkinson's disease using bioinformatics
Plant propagation algorithm for nurse rostering
Research on design of unattended intelligent pharmacy system
Management and Business
Can food waste be reduced?' An investigation into food waste management in hospitality industry
Childhood memories affecting brand loyalty and consumption behaviour among adult consumers
Does going green really pay off? A sustainability performance view
Keeping the spark alive: preventing burnout at work while increasing work engagement
Limited evidence for servitisation in UK publishing: an empirical analysis
Online information bombardment! How does eWOM on social media lead to consumer purchase intentions?
Quality insight: exponential decay of quality learning curves during COVID-19 lockdown
Public Policy and Administration
Fake news circulation on social media and the need for a policy evolution in India
Information and communication technology and cyber conflict: rethinking the role of the United Nations in world peace
Smart city in Europe: comparative analysis between Italy and Germany development
The role of English language proficiency on immigrants' health and economic integration in the USA
Risk, Safety and Emergency Management
Covid-19, economy and the 'drop of honey effect' metaphor – a note on the Portuguese case. Situation and measures
Investing in innovative and productive capabilities for resilient economies in a post-COVID-19 world
MoO3:In2O3 binary oxide thin films as CO gas sensor
Search and rescue mission teaming lessons from the 13 trapped inside a Thai cave
Volatile organic compounds in aircraft cabins
Science, Engineering and Technology
Structural design and analysis of a lower limb exoskeleton for elderly
How designers benefit from free 3D design sharing
Urban waterlogging monitoring and early warning based on video images
Society and Leisure
A nudity-based intervention to improve body image, self-esteem, and life satisfaction
Interactive fiction video games as cyborg theatre. A postphenomenological approach
Mankind's path from ignorance to knowledge – from ego structures to truth: a foresight
The impact of social media on Sudan's uprising behaviour

Back to top

How to subscribe to this newsletter: How to unsubscribe.
Feedback: email with any feedback you may have.
winter Highlights newsletter