(For Selected and Invited Authors Only)

Fundamentals of Nanomedicine

Fundamentals of Nanomedicine

Dr May Azzawi
Manchester Metropolitan University, UK
Professor Waqar Ahmed
University of Lincoln, UK




Deadline for submitting chapter proposals (1-4 pages long): 20 December 2019
This book is planned to be published in July 2020




– Nanomaterial synthesis for biological applications
– Surface functionalisation of Nanomaterials for targeted uptake
– Characterising nanomaterials in biological media
– The behaviour of nanomaterials in a biological environment
– Biological models for assessing the influence of nanomaterials on cells and tissues.
– Nanomaterials for imaging diagnostics- key principles
– Nanomaterials for therapeutic intervention- achieving targeted delivery



Publishing Process: step by step (with dates)


  • Acceptance of the invitation sent by e-mail and online registration – You have been nominated to participate based on your expertise in the field and we believe that you might have something new and original to share with the scientific world. By accepting the invitation you are registered as a potential author for our new book project.
  • Chapter proposal submission 20 December 2019 – The chapter proposal should include themes that you plan to cover in your chapter together with key ideas submitted in MS Word .doc or .pdf format, 1 to 4 pages long.
  • Chapter proposal review – The chapter proposal is reviewed by our Editorial Board and it is either accepted or rejected for publication. You will receive a notification and suggestions for improving your content.
  • Chapter submission 31 January 2020 – The full chapter should be 15 to 30 pages long. We provide technical instructions for the paper, but we do not limit you in the way that you wish to present your topic – you can use images, tables, figures, etc. Since this book will be freely available online to a wide audience, we would appreciate if you could write a brief “soft” introduction to your chapter.
  • Chapter review – Once you have submitted your chapter it is reviewed by the Book Editor. Full chapters go through the review process in approximately 6-8 weeks following submission.
  • Payment of Article Processing Charge (APC) 1 March 2020 – You will receive an invoice. A publishing fee of 500 GBP covers the cost of the scientific publishing work flow, server and repository costs.
  • Typesetting and Proof Corrections – We will prepare the Typeset Proof of your chapter and you will be able to check it and request corrections.
  • Online publication of the bookJuly 2020




Article Processing Charge (APC)



  • The Article Processing Charge is 500 GBP (British Pounds)
  • The APC can be covered by the authors’ institution or funding body
  • The APC is charged only for accepted chapters

The APC covers:

  • indexing and listing across all major repositories
  • editing
  • design
  • online hosting
  • promotion and dissemination of your work



A language editing service is optional and carries a separate charge. For further information on our language editing service, please contact us on admin@onecentralpress.com.

Important Notice!

The Article Processing Charge (APC) is 500 GBP per chapter.
This is not a submission fee! Authors or their institutions/funding bodies will need to pay the APC only if the chapter is accepted for publication.



Register to participate

To participate in this book project, please fill in the registration form.

Please note that once you fill in the form, you enter the process of publishing your chapter in the book under the working title “Fundamentals in Nanomedicine”.


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