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Guidelines for preparation of papers for the NIR 2015 Proceedings 

Contributions must be sent as pdf files - Submission deadline: 01/31/2016


            Any abstract effectively presented (poster or oral) in the Conference can be submitted as a paper for proceedings. In order to facilitate the reviewing and editorial process we have prepared the following guidelines for paper writing. Paper must be written in English, into A4 (210 mm x 297 mm) pages (maximum of four pages). All margins (top, bottom and sides) should be of 30 mm. The main text should be in Arial narrow 10, justified and with single line spaced manuscript pages. Please, leave one blank line between two sections. Please, note that paragraph has been formatted with 4 points after space. All the information of this document is also shown in the template available (link below), which was previously formatted according to these rules:

  • Title: concise and informative with a maximum of three lines (Arial Narrow Bold 16, centered)
  • Authors: Insert the names of all authors and indicate all affiliations with a superscript number and the corresponding author (Arial Narrow 12, centered). Example: M.F. Pimentel1, S. Cadore2,*, T. C. B. Saldanha3
  • Indicate all affiliations and following provide the full postal address of each affiliation, including the country name (Arial Narrow 10 italic, justified). Example: State University of Campinas, Institute of Chemistry, 13083-970, Campinas, Brazil.
  • Corresponding author: email address (Arial Narrow 9 italic, justified)
  • Abstract (Arial Narrow 10, bold): Please provide an abstract with a maximum of 250 words. Begin the abstract two lines below the corresponding author and its email address. (Arial Narrow 10, justified, single line space).
  • Keywords: Immediately after the abstract, provide a maximum of 5 keywords.
  • Required sections: Introduction, Materials and Methods, Results and Discussion, Conclusion, Acknowledgments and References.
  • Tables and Figures: can be used when necessary. Tables can be inserted in the text, with a maximum width of 14.0 cm. Alternatively, two tables of width of 6.0 cm can be inserted side by side. There is no restriction regarding the height of the table. Use as many columns as necessary, obeying the maximum width of the Table (14 cm). Please, insert the Table centered regarding the page width. Regarding the dimensions, the same rules for Tables apply to Figures, graphics, images, schemes, etc. Please, preferably insert a jpeg, tiff or bitmap image with a size as small as possible.
  • References: Insert the references using the following format: Caporale, G.; Policastro, S.; Carlucci, A.; Monteleone, E. Food Quality and Preference, 2006, 17, 116-125.


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