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In Practice Magazine

In Practice is CIEEM's quarterly membership magazine, addressing a wide variety of ecological and environmental issues. It is published in March, June, September and December.

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invites contributions on any aspect of ecology and environmental management but does not aim to publish scientific papers presenting the results of original research. Contributions should be sent to the Editor.

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For more information regarding In Practice please contact the Editor (details below).


Future Themes and Submission Deadlines for In Practice

Edition Theme Feature Article Submission Deadline
99 - March 2018 Genetic Techniques and Technologies n/a
100 - June 2018 The Centenary Edition: Big Ideas 26 February 2018
101 - September 2018 Environment and Pollution 28 May 2018
102 - December 2018 Data and Information Management 27 August 2018

If you would like to contribute to one of these issues please contact the Editor (details below). Contributions are welcomed from both members and non-members.


Regular Features

Editorial - usually written by one of the Institute's Fellows

CIEEM News and Activities - keeping you up to date on the Institute's activities

News in Brief - a snap shot of news from the sector

Feature Articles and Viewpoints - see the forward features list above

Professional Update Articles - news from the sector and the CIEEM Secretariat

Member Network News - news from CIEEM's regional and national Sections and Special Interest Groups

Recent Publications - new publications relevant to the ecology and environment sector

In the Journals - a brief outline of recent papers from a selection of relevant journals

Diary - dates for forthcoming conferences, workshops and other events



Subscription to In Practice costs £44 per year for subscribers in the UK and £65 per year for subscribers outside the UK.

Please note that we only accept annual Direct Debit as payment for subcriptions - for further information, please contact

CIEEM members can access In Practice for free.

Individual hardcopy back issues can be purchased on request (subject to availability). 



If you are interested in advertising in In Practice please see the advertising webpage for more information.

Editor and Editorial Board

The In Practice Editor is Dr Gillian Kerby.

Jason Reeves co-ordinates internal contributions and manages the publication.

The In Practice Editorial Board consists of:

  • Jonathan Barnes CEnv MCIEEM
  • Kate Bayley MCIEEM
  • Andrew Cherrill CEnv MCIEEM
  • Dominic Coath MCIEEM
  • Neil Harwood CEnv MCIEEM
  • Caroline McParland CEnv MCIEEM
  • Kate Morris MCIEEM
  • Paul Rooney CEnv MCIEEM
  • Paul Scott CEnv MCIEEM
  • Katrena Stanhope CEnv MCIEEM
  • Darren Towers CEnv MCIEEM


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