Irish Journal of Occupational Therapy is the official peer reviewed journal of the Association of Occupational Therapists of Ireland. IJOT publishes quality articles, on a biannual basis, that further debate and evidence-based practice within occupational therapy, both in Ireland and worldwide.
The aim of the Irish Journal of Occupational Therapy is to contribute and stimulate critical debate and evidence-based practice by disseminating research findings, expert opinion, theoretical arguments and developments within clinical practice and professional education in Ireland and internationally.
The journal publishes original articles that will add to the knowledge base within occupational therapy and further evidence-based practice and critical debate within the profession.
The journal contributes to theory, practice, education, research and professional developments within occupational therapy. Theoretical papers, qualitative, quantitative and mixed methods research studies and systematic reviews are equally welcome. Practice reports of innovative service developments and short papers appraising the evidence base for specific interventions will also be considered for publication.
In order to link theory, practice and research the Editorial Board encourages authors to include a description of how theory informs research and/or practice developments.
In addition to submissions from experienced researchers, academics and practitioners, the Editorial Board welcomes short, high-quality submissions based upon work undertaken as part of pre-registration occupational therapy education. Research underpinned by a range of epistemologies (including qualitative, quantitative and mixed methods approaches) is equally welcome.
Submissions are only accepted if the content has not been published or submitted for publication elsewhere and will be subjected to a double blind peer review process.
Irish Journal of Occupational Therapy is published by Emerald Publishing on behalf of the Association of Occupational Therapists of Ireland.
The journal is owned by the Association of Occupational Therapists of Ireland. The title is published under a platinum OA arrangement, in that all charges for publishing an OA article in the journal are funded by the Association of Occupational Therapists of Ireland. There is no charge to the author.
University of Galway, Ireland
- Caroline Hills
- Doug Medland
Journal Editorial Office (For queries related to pre-acceptance)
- Ashish Ashok Jayaswal
Supplier Project Manager (For queries related to post-acceptance)
- Purnendu Shekhar
Editorial Advisory Board
Oslo Metropolitan University, Oslo, Norway
Monash University, Melbourne, Australia
University College Cork, Ireland
Boston University, USA
York St John University, York, UK
Senior Research Officer
Griffith University, Brisbane, Australia
Associate Head of the School of Health Sciences, Ulster University, Antrim, Northern Ireland
Brunel University, London, UK
University of Limerick, Ireland
AMC Metropolitan College, Athens, Greece
Radboud University, the Netherlands
Van de Velde
Gent University, Belgium
- Professor Tore Bonsaken
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