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 invited in 2021||870|
|Number of Reviewers completed reviews in 2021||228|
Average turnaround times for original manuscripts during peer review in 2021:
|Editorial Office||26 days|
|Associate Editors||43 days|
|Average time in review||85 days|
Average turnaround times for revised manuscripts during peer review in 2021:
|With authors for revisions||30 days|
|Associate Editors||8 days|
|Average time in review||48 days|
Total average time in review: 133 days