Frontiers’ Research Topics are peer-reviewed article collections around themes of cutting-edge research. Defined, managed, and led by renowned researchers, they unite the world’s leading experts around the hottest topics in research, stimulating collaboration and accelerating science.
Managed and disseminated on Frontiers’ customized Open Science platform, these collections are free to access and highly visible, increasing the discoverability, readership, and citations of your research.
Discover a selection of impactful Research Topics and Frontiers’ 2017 Spotlight Award Research Topic Finalists:
Mikhail Lebedev - Duke University
Ioan Opris - Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine
Manuel Fernando Casanova - University of Louisville
Angel Borja - AZTI Pasaia
Michael Elliott - University of Hull
Maria C Uyarra - AZTI Tecnaliap
Jacob Carstensen - Aarhus University
Marianna Mea - Jacobs University Bremen
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We welcome teams of Guest Editors to propose Research Topics, which will be evaluated by the Editor-in-Chief. Early career researchers are encouraged to team up with senior colleagues.
By leading a Research Topic, you are automatically eligible for Frontiers’ Annual Spotlight Award.
Each year Frontiers grants $100,000 to the Editor(s) of an exceptionally innovative and impactful Research Topic. The grant is used to organize a conference around the theme of the winning Topic.
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Idan Segev - Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Luis M Martinez - Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas (CSIC)
Robert J Zatorre - McGill University
Yusuke Moriguchi - Kyoto University
Philip D Zelazo - University of Minnesota
Nicolas Chevalier - University of Edinburgh
Raffaella Gozzelino - Chronic Diseases Research Center (CEDOC)
Paolo Arosio - University of Brescia
Browse through our collection of over 4,000 Research Topics.