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The journal Research, launching in 2018 as the first journal in the Science Partner Journal (SPJ) program, is the official journal of the China Association for Science and Technology (CAST). Research is distributed by the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) in association with Science and Technology Review Publishing House, the official publishing house of CAST. As with all participants in the Science Partner Journal (SPJ) program, Research is editorially independent from the Science family of journals and CAST is responsible for all content published in the journal. To learn more about the Science Partner Journal program, visit the SPJ program homepage.

Research is a wide-ranging multidisciplinary journal that aims to publish original content reflecting new and innovative discoveries and important issues in engineering and applied sciences. Read more at the Mission and Scope page.

The journal Research officially launches in the first half of 2018. Should researchers be interested in submitting their work to Research, we ask that they please review the Information for Authors page.

Research content will be open access, publishing under a Creative Commons Attribution License (CC BY). This means that content will be freely available to all readers upon publication.