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 for Reviewers helpful in this regard. 

We thank all Reviewers who have reviewed manuscripts for the South African Journal of Science: 20172016201520142013

Number of Reviewers 2959
Number of Reviewers completed reviews in 2017 213
Percentage South African Reviewers 76%
Percentage international Reviewers 24%

Average turnaround times during peer review in 2017:

Editorial Office 3 Days
Associate Editors 27 Days
Reviewers 21 Days
Average total time in review 51 Days