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Journals PIX

UCL Press publish a number of journals covering a diverse range of subjects including Jewish History, Architecture and Literary Studies. We also offer a journals hosting service for UCL students and staff. Please below for more information.

Journals publishing at UCL Press

UCL Open: Environment

UCL Open: Environment is a new open scholarship megajournal accepting high-quality inter- and multi-disciplinary research that showcases radical and critical thinking on real world problems with the aim of benefitting humanity. It will focus on all aspects of environment-related research – from life and earth sciences, as well as medical, physical, engineering and social sciences.

Operating dually as an open access e-journal and offering immediate publication in a dedicated preprint server, with open peer review, the entire publishing process will be accessible, transparent and accountable. Articles will be judged on the merit and scientific validity (sound scholarship) of the work and the editors are inviting submissions from any grade of researcher at UCL and beyond, at all career stages, including early career researchers, professionals, and senior scholars. Find out more.

Academic journals

UCL Press is pleased to announce that it publishes the following journals, hosted on ScienceOpen


Architecture_MPS is a fully peer-reviewed open access journal that aims to address the growing interest in the social and political interpretation of the built environment from a multi-disciplinary perspective. It draws on experts who can bring emerging issues of international importance to the English-speaking community, and it has published high-profile academics and emerging voices from multiple countries, including notable international figures such as Noam Chomsky and Kenneth Frampton. By linking its publications with a range of research programmes and conferences it further raises awareness of the social importance of architecture.

Europe and the World: A law review

Europe and the World: A law review is a fully peer-reviewed, open access journal that aims to contribute to legal scholarship on the place of Europe in the world, with a particular but by no means exclusive focus on the EU's external relations law.

International Journal of Social Pedagogy

The International Journal of Social Pedagogy is a fully peer-reviewed, open access journal publishing articles on social pedagogy in the broadest sense, which includes all aspects of social, philosophical, pedagogical and educational parameters. Relevant areas of practice explored in the journal from a social pedagogical perspective include: education, adult education, life-long learning, social work, social care, personal and social well-being and growth, social-pedagogical problems (for example neglect, intimidation, bullying, prejudices, social marginalisation, school exclusion etc.), teaching support in schools, family support, youth work, youth and criminal justice, learning disability and physical disability services, support for older people, community education, children’s participation, children’s and human rights.

Journal of Bentham Studies

The Journal of Bentham Studies is a fully peer-reviewed, open access journal, dedicated to the life and writings of the utilitarian philosopher, and founder of UCL, Jeremy Bentham (1748-1832). First published in 1997, the journal aims to provide a forum for debate and discussion of all aspects of Bentham studies and utilitarianism.

Jewish Historical Studies: Transactions of the Jewish Historical Society of England

Jewish Historical Studies: Transactions of the Jewish Historical Society of England is a fully peer-reviewed open access journal that aims to serve as a leading forum for Anglo-Jewish historiography, as well as comparative and multi-site work that integrates English-speaking Jews in its approach.

The Journal of the Sylvia Townsend Warner Society

The Journal of the Sylvia Townsend Warner Society is a peer-reviewed, open access journal aiming to create a wider interest in this brilliant, original and witty writer. It features scholarly articles, previously unpublished archival works by Warner, and pieces by well-known contemporary writers describing their appreciation of Warner.

The London Journal of Canadian Studies

The London Journal of Canadian Studies is an interdisciplinary peer-reviewed, open access journal specialising in Canadian history, politics and society and has been published annually since 1984. Many leading UK Canadianists based at the University of London and UCL have been associated with it during its 30-year history.

Radical Americas

The Radical Americas Journal is an open access, peer-reviewed academic journal that explores the historical, political and social contexts that have underpinned radicalism in the Americas, engaging fully with the cross-currents of activism which connect North, Central and South America along with the Caribbean.

UCL Open Access Student Journals

UCL offers this platform to students who wish to run an open access journal. The service is managed by UCL Press by providing the infrastructure of the Open Journals System (OJS) hosting service. Students are provided the tools to independently manage and publish a fully open access journal, provided free of charge, by UCL Press.

Journals currently hosted

View more details on the hosting solutions offered to UCL student journals and student editors here.

If you would like to start a new journal, or migrate an existing journal to UCL Press, please contact:
Ian Caswell, Journals Manager