Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B

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Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B

General information ?

Published by:

The Royal Society Publishing

ISSN:

1471-2970

Last checked date:

03/2020

Scope:

Philosophical Transactions B publishes high quality theme issues on topics of current importance and general interest within the life sciences, guest-edited by leading authorities and comprising new research, reviews and opinions from prominent researchers. Each issue aims to create an original and authoritative synthesis, often bridging traditional disciplines, which showcases current developments and provides a foundation for future research, applications and policy decisions.

Additional free text:

Philosophical Transactions B does not consider unsolicited submissions, and only publishes issues on dedicated theme topics, some of which derive from Royal Society Discussion meetings.The number of pages allowed depends on the number of articles expected in the issue. Website Instructions for authors

Subject?

Main subject area:

Biology

Breadth of subject area:

All of biology

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:

For society members etc

Has membership system:

Institutional membership

Access type:

Hybrid

Licence:

All papers are CC BY

Level of APC:

$1600-2500

Speed?

Speed to first decision:

Unknown

Speed from acceptance to publication:

Unknown

Other?

Ownership of publisher:

Society

Length restrictions:

Medium

Provides altmetrics:

Altmetric

CrossMark implemented:

Yes

Has a 2015 impact factor:

Yes

Copyedits:

Yes