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.
|Number of Reviewers 2019||690|
|Number of Reviewers completed reviews in 2019||278|
Average turnaround times for original manuscripts during peer review in 2019:
|Editorial Office||16 days|
|Associate Editors||31 days|
|Average time in review||66 days|
Average turnaround times for revised manuscripts during peer review in 2019:
|With authors for revisions||30 days|
|Associate Editors||36 days|
|Average time in review||45 days|
Total average time in review: 111 days