Copyright & Contributions


Inspire Magazine was founded on the principle that scientific, academic and professional knowledge should engage and be accessible to everybody. Those who contribute knowledge should also receive the recognition they deserve. This is why all material published in Inspire Magazine is available under the Creative Commons license, unless explicitly specified otherwise.

This means that anyone may freely access, use and share the material published in Inspire Magazine website for their own personal non-commercial use provided that they acknowledge Inspire Magazine and its web address ( as its original source.

Any other use requires the prior written permission of Inspire Magazine. Please contact the editors to request such permission giving details of your intended use of the relevant material and including your contact details: name, address, telephone number, fax number and email.

Copies of any material from Inspire Magazine website and any material derived from it may not be offered for sale, sold, hired out or be shown to fee paying audiences nor be used for any promotional or commercial purpose unless by prior agreement.

You must obtain separate permission from the copyright holders for use of material on sites linked from Inspire Magazine website ( or from other copyright holders where copyright is specifically indicated.


Contributions accepted for publication in Inspire Magazine are subject to the following terms:

  • The contributor grants Inspire Magazine permission to use the submitted material for publication on the basis specified above.
  • Inspire Magazine will be free to use such contributed material in all its published media in both present and future forms, e.g. print, electronic database, online, computer networks, derivative or any other versions and to use, publish, or deal with the contributed material in any form, media or manner.
  • Where appropriate, the contributor warrants and undertakes that the contributed material is original; that it does not infringe any copyright, is not defamatory or otherwise actionable matter; that all statements in the contributed material purporting to be facts are to the best of his/her knowledge and belief true.
  • The Contributor will not object to any reasonable or necessary changes to the contributed material before it appears in Inspire Magazine in both present and future forms.

Please consult the Submissions & Process page for more information about the types of contributions we expect and our editorial process.