Journal of the Royal Society Interface

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Journal of the Royal Society Interface

General information ?

Published by:

The Royal Society

ISSN:

1742-5662

Last checked date:

03/2015

Scope:

High quality research at the interface of the physical and life sciences. It publishes research applying chemistry, engineering, materials science, mathematics and physics to the biological and medical sciences; it also highlights discoveries in the life sciences of relevance to the physical sciences. Welcomes contributions on a diverse range of topics, including but not limited to; biocomplexity, bioengineering, bioinformatics, biomaterials, biomechanics, bionanoscience, biophysics, chemical biology, computer science (as applied to the life sciences), medical physics, synthetic biology, systems biology, theoretical biology and tissue engineering. The criteria for acceptance are: work of outstanding quality and international importance, originality and interest across disciplines. To be acceptable for publication a paper should represent a significant advance in its field, rather than something incremental.

Additional free text:

Open access articles have a CC:By licence; others are copyright the author with a journal-specific licence. Website Instructions for authors

Subject?

Main subject area:

Interdisciplinary Sciences

Breadth of subject area:

Top level subject

Peer review?

Peer review type:

Conventional

Peer review openness:

Closed, single blind

Selectivity:

Somewhat selective (IF ~3-8)

Open access?

Free to read option:

Paper can be free for anyone to read

Allows green OA:

Yes

Has waivers:

No

Has membership system:

Institutional membership

Access type:

Hybrid

Licence:

All papers are CC BY

Level of APC:

$2500-4500

Speed?

Speed to first decision:

Less than 3 months

Speed from acceptance to publication:

Less than a month

Other?

Ownership of publisher:

Society

Length restrictions:

Medium

Provides altmetrics:

Altmetric

CrossMark implemented:

Yes

Has a 2015 impact factor:

Yes

Copyedits:

Yes