Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society A

Go back or start search again

General information ?

  • Published by: The Royal Society Publishing
  • ISSN: 1471-2962
  • Last checked date: 03/2020
  • Scope: Philosophical Transactions A publishes high quality theme issues on topics of current importance and general interest within the physical, mathematical and engineering 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 A 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: Interdisciplinary Sciences
  • Breadth of subject area: All of physical sciences
  • 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