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All the articles are submitted to a careful peer-reviewing evaluation process by the journal's Editorial Board. The Editorial Board, reviewers and authors make use of a web based proprietary automated tool to deal with the reviewing procedures - the Electronic System for Journal Editing (or SEER due to its acronym in Portuguese) – that is accessible at the UFRJ’s web Portal: The authors are not informed about reviewer’s identity.

Revista Matéria publishes original articles reviewed and accepted by its Editorial Board. An additional requirement for publication is to fill in and to send to the journal the Authorship Confirmation and Publication Rights form (a copyright assignment form).

The Journal adopts CopySpider system for plagiarism identification.

Articles accepted for publication become property of the journal.


Form and preparation of manuscripts

Scientific articles may be written in Portuguese, Spanish or English. An abstract, containing up to 300 words, is required in the original language of the article and in English.

The articles must have the following characteristics: Text formatted in accordance with the standard-manuscript developed in MSWord, already containing the respective links in the text to the bibliography. All the formatting features are explained in this standard-manuscript, available at:

Tables and equations cannot be sent as images but typed in word. Only figures in TIFF and JPEG are accepted.


Sending articles

Dear Authors,

The articles submission to the Matéria journal is done by the Electronic System of Publishing Journals (SEER, by its expression in Portuguese) – in the “New submission” option in The article cannot be more than 2 MB in size.

For questions about the submission process and article administration please contact the e-mail below

There are no fees for submission and review of articles.


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