Papers should be
Arial 12-point font (except for title which should be 14-point)
A4 size page formatting
2.5cm margins on all sides
in Word or PDF format
Multimedia insertions (colour pictures, sound, video etc) are encouraged though may require to be sent as additional files. The size limit for papers is 1mb.
Hyperlinks to additional data sources are also encouraged
Content order for the paper
Title (1 page) should not include the author name (s) on the title page or any other part of the paper. Remove any author or institutional identifying information from the File section under "properties. The title should be followed by an abstract of 100 words summarizing the main aim (s) findings and conclusions of your research. The next two lines should contain the keywords.
Body of the paper (5 pages) including tables, figures, footnotes and technical details if required such as mathematical proof or development
ICAR papers are to follow the APA referencing style.
The title page and reference pages ARE NOT INCLUDED in 5 page paper count.
Figures, tables, footnotes and formulae
Figures and tables should be integrated within the text as soon as possible after they have been cited.
Footnotes placed at the bottom of the page should be kept to a minimum and numbered consecutively throughout the text with superscript Arabic numerals.
Displayed formulae should be numbered consecutively throughout the paper as (1), (2), etc., against the right hand margin of the page.
Appendices: Should be kept to a minimum and only be included in the paper if absolutely necessary.