Transform Journal Call for Papers

Transform Journal Call for Papers

Call for papers

Submissions due May 30, 2024

Transform: The Journal of Engaged Scholarship is an open-access, peer reviewed, multi-disciplinary online platform for engaged scholars and practitioners.

The Journal features articles that advance the scholarship of engagement within Australia and internationally, providing space for critical inquiry, reflection, and review. The Journal includes empirical research, practice-oriented research, and reviews of practice relevant to engagement in the Higher Education sector.

Engagement Australia welcome submissions from the research, conceptual, theoretical and practice domains across the breadth of the engagement agenda in higher education.

Note: Transform, as the official journal of Engagement Australia promotes the Australian Carnegie Community Engagement Classification and its definition of community engagement and reciprocal partnerships. Research articles, theoretical/conceptual articles, practice articles, and case studies should address/discuss engaged processes and outcomes with regards to the Carnegie definition and associated literature.

The Editorial Board invites manuscript submissions to the following five sections:

  1. Research articles that report on the findings of empirical studies of higher education engagement with communities. The journal is open to a variety of methodologies which may be qualitative, quantitative, or mixed methods.
  2. Theoretical and conceptual articles (that examine the theoretical and conceptual approaches to higher education engagement with communities)
  3. Practice articles (that examine the practice of higher education engagement with communities)
  4. Case studies that report on engaged projects and programs in the sector (1500 – 3000 words)
  5. Book reviews (of recent publications in higher education engagement with communities and related fields
    (reviewed by editorial committee)

Author guidelines can be found here.

If you would like to discuss a potential submission, please email the Editor, Dr Matthew Pink,