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The RQA welcomes articles from both members and non-members. If you feel you would like to contribute to future editions of the magazine please contact the Editor by emailing editor@therqa.com

Articles are welcome for the specific theme of a particular issue or on a topic you feel would be of interest to the RQA membership.

Future Quasar Themes



Copy Deadline

Quasar 141 - October 2017 Technology 11th August 2017
Quasar 142 - January 2018 5th International Edition 13th November 2017
Quasar 143 - April 2018 Compliance 12th February 2018
Quasar 144 - July 2018 Innovation 14th May 2018
Quasar 145 - October 2018 Audits 13th August 2018

Write an Article for Quasar or the Online Articles Area of the Website

We have prepared the following guidelines to assist you in your copy preparation.

Download some guidance here

Articles should be submitted by email to the editor@therqa.com. If you are going to submit an article for one of the above themes, please let us know ahead of the copy deadline.

The document should be written in the third person and supplied in Microsoft Word. The article should consist of up to 2,000 words. This will result in a 4 page article size. Relevant pictures should be provided in either TIFF or JPEG high resolution format. If no relevant pictures are available please contact the editor to discuss the type of pictures which would be suitable and where possible we will source these. In addition, please supply a photograph together with affiliation and a small biography of a maximum of 75 words.

Once the pages have been finalised in their magazine format we will forward a copy by email to the author as a matter of courtesy before printing.

All material submitted for publication is subject to editorial review and revision by RQA's Publications Committee.

Quasar Roles

Committee Chairman
  Victoria Stace
Quasar Editor   Paul Stewart
Website Editor   Katarina Eghan
Editorial Administrator   Tony ward
Editorial Administrator   Danielle Stafford Andrews
Animal Health   Heather Wells
  George Nosca
Good Clinical Practice   Mary O'Flaherty
Good Laboratory Practice   Sarah Johnson
Good Manufacturing Practice and Publications
  Claire van Leersum
Good Pharmacovigilance Practice   Pramod Wable
Medical Devices   Matthew Walley
Global Engagement Team
  Pim Kool
Viewpoint   Andrew King
Technical Toolkit and Features   George Nosca
Regional Forums
  Noel Kusotera
Committee Secretary   Claire van Leersum

View Quasar Electronically

RQA Members, if you would like to see previous issues of Quasar electronically please click here.

There is also a directory of Quasar articles dating back to issue 100 available here.