A note of thanks and an invitation

European Journal of Epidemiology, Dec 2018

Albert Hofman

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A note of thanks and an invitation

European Journal of Epidemiology December 2018, Volume 33, Issue 12, pp 1131–1133 | Cite as A note of thanks and an invitation AuthorsAuthors and affiliations Albert Hofman EDITORIAL First Online: 05 December 2018 370 Downloads At the end of this year, I wish to express my sincere gratitude, also on behalf of the other editors, the members of the editorial board and the publisher of the European Journal of Epidemiology, to the referees of the articles considered for the 2018 volume of EJE. It is no mean feat that hundreds of busy colleagues spend their time in assessing the more than 1100 manuscripts submitted each year to our Journal, in selecting the ones that may possibly be published, and in improving the quality of the selected articles. Many of the reviewers have helped us in the past years as well, and we are tremendously appreciative and grateful to them [1, 2]. It is largely thanks to them that EJE is doing well in attracting and publishing valuable contributions on epidemiologic research findings and epidemiologic methods. Some time ago we have started to publish invited essays on topics of interest to epidemiologists and epidemiology [3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31]. I would like to extend an invitation to our readers to submit essays, also without the prompting of an invite. Essays may cover general conceptual and methodologic issues [3, 12, 17, 23, 30, 31] or statistical and data-analytic topics [4, 5, 13, 22]. They may address current concerns [6, 8, 15, 16, 26, 29] or give historical perspectives [14, 19, 25]. The essays may also focus on topical issues in substantive epidemiology [7, 10, 11, 20, 21, 28] or voice societal concerns [7, 26]. We intend to leave the format of these pieces quite open and we hope to receive many creative and forceful contributions, from inside or out of the epidemiology box. Adeline Abbe Anders Ahlbom Krasimira Aleksandrova Silvia Alemany André Amaral Sarah Assaad Anssi Auvinen Mario Bauer Sara Benitez Majano Klaus Berger Maarten Jacob Bijlsma Paolo Boffetta Carl Bonander Hermann Brenner Christian Brettschneider Bert Brunekreef Amanda Buttery Ellen Caniglia Lourdes Cantarero Arevalo Pilar Carrasco-Garrido Chen-Hsin Chen Lori Chibnik Tim Clayton Ramon Cleries Pierluigi Cocco Helen Coleman Anne Marie Colijn Sirwan Darweesh Adrian Davis Inge de Kok Emmely de Roos Olaf Dekkers Cecile Delcourt Klodian Dhana Mirko Di Martino James Doidge Helen Dolk Mariola Drozd Gustaf Edgren Louise Emilsson Simone Eussen Esteve Fernandez Bruno Ferreyro Valentina Gallo Xin Gao Lu Gao Gian Marco Ghiggeri Marija Glisic Stéphanie Goujon Rebecca Graff Sander Greenland Rolf Groenwold Nina Grootendorst Pascal Guénel Mats Hallgren Gaël Paul Hammer Richard Harbron Jane Harding Bernhard Haring Emily Harrison Saima Hilal Albert Hofman Martin Holzmann Chung-Cheng Hsieh José María Huerta Arfan Ikram Kamran Ikram Carmen Jochem Karl-Heinz Joeckel Asa Johansson Igor Karp Maarit Kauppi Maryam Kavousi Nicole Kellow Michelle Kelly-Irving Nikhil Khankari Brenda Kieboom Marjolein Kooijman Lewis Kuller Oliver Kuß Jeremy Labrecque Nasser Laouali Antti Latvala Jack Leiss Catherine Lesko Silvan Licher Longjian Liu Magnus Løberg Annemarie Luik Angela Lupattelli Yuan Ma Ivana Malenica Mohammad Ali Mansournia Elizabeth Rose Mayeda Richard McNally Esther Molina Scott Montgomery Sabine Mous Ryan Muetzel Taulant Muka Ellie Murray Ashley Isaac Naimi Tobias Niedermaier Luke O’Connor Jørn Olsen Clive Osmond Nicolas Pallet Stefania Papatheodorou Raphael Simon Peter Andrea Piccinin Elena Raffetti Parminder Raina Grégoire Rey Jessica Rohmann Matteo Rota Susana Santos Danja Sarink Mary Schooling Stephane Schuck Matthias Schulze Alexander Schuster Lukas Schwingshackl Sylvain Sebert Ingmar Skoog Andreas Stang Denes Stefler Henrik Stovring Bruno Stricker Tores Theorell Liv Cecilie Vestrheim Thomsen Antje Timmer Ali Tiss Esther Toes-Zoutendijk Sergi Trias-Llimós Pietro Trocchi Konstantinos Tsilidis Agnes van der Heide André Verbeek Sanne Verhoog Ellis Voerman Judith Vonk Trudy Voortman Heather Ward Charlotte Warren-Gash Yukari Watanabe Reem Waziry Erich Wichmann Frank Wolters James Yarmolinsky Weimin Ye Anna Zettergren Qingying Zhang References 1. 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Albert Hofman. A note of thanks and an invitation, European Journal of Epidemiology, 2018, 1131-1133, DOI: 10.1007/s10654-018-0464-y