The BALR is now proudly affiliated with BMJ Open Respiratory Research! 

BMJ Open Respiratory Research is a peer-reviewed, open access journal publishing high quality papers across all areas of respiratory medicine, critical care and sleep medicine. The journal focuses on robustness of methodology and scientific rigour with less emphasis on novelty or perceived impact. It is indexed in PubMed Central, Scopus and Web of Science (Emerging Sources Citation Index).

BMJ Open Respiratory Research is the open access companion to Thorax and is co-owned by the British Thoracic Society and BMJ. The journal adheres to the highest possible industry standards concerning publication ethics. 

BALR members benefit from a discounted article publishing charge when submitting to the journal.

For more information on how to submit see