Article Processing Charge

All articles published in PCM under the model of Gold Open Access: immediately freely available to read, download, unlimited use and reuse of articles. All our articles are published under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International license (CC BY 4.0). An  Article Processing Charge of 1000 AUD will be applied for each accepted manuscript.  Local VAT or Sales Tax will be added if applicable. Editorial items (Editorials, Corrections, Additions, Retractions, Letters, Comments, Book Reviews etc.) are published free of charge if accepted. Article Processing Charges (APCs) are waived before January 2026.

Appropriate consideration will be given for a waiver providing the paper has already met the scientific and editorial standards required for publication in PCM. For authors publishing in PCM, Scilight offers waivers and discounts to corresponding authors based in low- and lower middle-income countries and locations classified by the World Bank.