The South African Journal of Science is committed to publishing high-quality content in a timeous fashion. We value the contributions made by Reviewers in the peer-review process that assist us in achieving this goal.

Reviewers perform a valuable service to the academic community. If you have accepted an invitation to review, we thank you in advance for agreeing to review a manuscript. By agreeing to review a manuscript, you also accept certain responsibilities and we trust that you will find the Guidelines to Reviewers helpful in this regard. 

We thank all Reviewers who have reviewed manuscripts for the South African Journal of Science: 2016201520142013

Number of Reviewers2535
Number of Reviewers completed reviews in 2016185
Percentage South African Reviewers56%
Percentage international Reviewers44%

Average turnaround times during peer review in 2016:

Editorial Office3 Days
Associate Editors29 Days
Reviewers25 Days
Average total time in review57 Days