Great science should be talked about all over the world. And the scientists behind it deserve to stand out from the crowd.
Chemical Science is diamond open access – helping scientists at every stage of their career to make an impact with their work, and giving valuable breakthroughs a voice for all to hear.
Impact and metrics
Impact factor: 9.969*
Time to first decision (all decisions): 9.0 days**
Time to first decision (peer reviewed only): 34.0 days***
Editor-in-Chief: Andrew Cooper
Indexed in Science Citation Index (SCI), PubMed Central (PMC) and the Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ)
**2021 Journal Citation Reports (Clarivate Analytics, 2022)
**The median time from submission to first decision including manuscripts rejected without peer review from the previous calendar year
***The median time from submission to first decision for peer reviewed manuscripts from the previous calendar year
Chemical Science is open and free, for authors and readers. We cover the costs so that everyone can put the research first.
Expect rigorous, independent review, continuous input from expert associate editors and decisions from an experienced editorial team.
Provoke thought. Encourage questions. Inspire new directions with your unique approach to a topic. We’re publishing for long-term impact.
We work hard to live up to our reputation as a leader for author experience. Fast submission, fair judgement, high standards. All here.
Chemical Science has a broad remit. We want bold papers that really challenge the status quo. So if you think something’s particularly controversial, new or exciting – well, that’s exactly the kind of paper we want.
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