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Abstract Guidelines - 2024

Hillary Place Papers  - Abstract Guidelines

We are a student-run journal designed to encourage submissions from Masters’ and PGR students.  Published articles will be allocated a DOI reference and uploaded to the White Rose repository at

Hillary Place Papers accept a variety of submissions including, but not limited to:

  • Short research papers (2,000-4,000 words)
  • Conference reports and reviews (800-2,500 words)
  • Accounts of research or teaching experiences (1,000-3,000 words)
  • Book reviews (800-2,500 words)
  • Research methodology papers, for example: case studies, action research (1,000-3,000 words)
  • Reviews of educational policy, research, and practice (1,000-3,000 words)
  • Interviews with scholars/academics/teachers (1,000-3,000 words)

Abstract Preparation Guidelines


  • Please read the “Abstract format guidelines” (below) before completing your submission.
  • Please prepare your abstract using the template that can be found here.
  • An example of an abstract submission can be found here.

Abstract Format Guidelines

The following guidelines are designed to assist authors prepare their abstracts.

  • Abstracts should be no more than 250 words including the title and up to three references and contain no figures, tables, or sub-headings.
  • The font should be Calibri with a font size of 10 points.
  • British English spelling and punctuation.
  • One and a half line spacing.
  • Diagrams and images to be sent either in PNG or Jpeg form.
  • Referencing must follow the Leeds Harvard reference guide provided at:

Please also include a brief biography of approximately 50 words, including your preferred full name and any current academic affiliations. The abstract and the bio should be in the same document.

Hillary Place Papers - Abstract Template 2024.

Inquiries and Advice

Authors interested in confirming the suitability of their writing for Hillary Place Papers are welcome to contact us with titles, themes, and ideas for consideration.  If you would like any help, support or advice during the writing process please don’t hesitate to contact us.

Please direct all inquiries to:

You can download this page as a word document - Abstract Guidelines - Final - 2024.