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Research and Graduate Studies

Tangram Academic Journal

Tangram: UFV's first online academic journal


To help facilitate conversation between and among students and faculty about issues they care about. The journal will serve as a training ground and intellectual hive of activity for all of the publics that the university serves, early career researchers, students and faculty working through new ideas and approaches. The journal will offer book reviews, articles, research notes, working papers and opinion pieces.

Call for papers

Aims & scope

  • Promote research within and outside of UFV
  • Foster interdisciplinary knowledge creation and sharing
  • Encourage research from various groups at different stages

Who can submit?

  • Students
  • Alumni
  • Early career researchers
  • Faculty members

What can be submitted?

  • Research articles
  • Research notes
  • Working papers
  • Opinion pieces
  • Book reviews

When to submit?

Twice per academic year

Submission guidelines

Articles should be original submissions not under consideration elsewhere. To facilitate anonymous review, the names and affiliations of all authors should appear only on the title page.

Please consider the following guidelines when submitting a manuscript for review:

  • As a Word document and in English
  • Full names, titles, and affiliations of all authors (in order of authorship)
  • The email address, postal address, telephone number, and fax number of the corresponding author
  • A brief abstract (50 words) and three to six keywords (to be used for indexing)
  • The type of article included

Formatting requirements

  • Margins should be 1 inch on all sides.
  • Single-space all text, and break between paragraphs.
  • Use 12-point Times New Roman font.
  • Please do not use Styles for document formatting
  • Citation format according to your field's standards

How to submit

Email your submission to



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