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Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences

Impact, Factor and Metrics, Impact Score, Ranking, h-index, SJR, Rating, Publisher, ISSN, and More

Last Updated on October 31, 2023

Impact Score

2022-2023

5.81

h-Index

2022-2023

 305

Rank

2022-2023

 1221

SJR

2022-2023

 2.084

Note: The impact score or impact index shown here is equivalent to the average number of times documents published in a journal/conference in the past two years have been cited in the current year (i.e., Cites / Doc. (2 years)). It is based on Scopus data and can be a little higher or different compared to the impact factor (IF) produced by Journal Citation Report. Please refer to the Web of Science data source to check the exact journal impact factor ™ (Thomson Reuters) metric.

Important Metrics and Factor

Title Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences
Abbreviation Philos. Trans. R. Soc. B: Biol. Sci.
Publication Type Journal
Subject Area, Categories, Scope Agricultural and Biological Sciences (miscellaneous) (Q1); Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology (miscellaneous) (Q1)
h-index 305
Overall Rank/Ranking 1221
SCImago Journal Rank (SJR) 2.084
Impact Score 5.81
Publisher The Royal Society
Country United Kingdom
ISSN 09628436, 14712970
Best Quartile Q1
Coverage History 1947, 1950-1951, 1970-2022




About Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences


Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences is a journal covering the technologies/fields/categories related to Agricultural and Biological Sciences (miscellaneous) (Q1); Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology (miscellaneous) (Q1). It is published by The Royal Society. The overall rank of Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences is 1221. According to SCImago Journal Rank (SJR), this journal is ranked 2.084. SCImago Journal Rank is an indicator, which measures the scientific influence of journals. It considers the number of citations received by a journal and the importance of the journals from where these citations come. SJR acts as an alternative to the Journal Impact Factor (or an average number of citations received in last 2 years). This journal has an h-index of 305. The best quartile for this journal is Q1.

The ISSN of Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences journal is 09628436, 14712970. An International Standard Serial Number (ISSN) is a unique code of 8 digits. It is used for the recognition of journals, newspapers, periodicals, and magazines in all kind of forms, be it print-media or electronic. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences is cited by a total of 7609 articles during the last 3 years (Preceding 2022).


Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences Impact IF 2022-2023


The Impact IF 2022 of Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences is 5.81, which is computed in 2023 as per its definition. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences IF is decreased by a factor of 0.2 and approximate percentage change is -3.33% when compared to preceding year 2021, which shows a falling trend. The impact IF, also denoted as Journal impact score (JIS), of an academic journal is a measure of the yearly average number of citations to recent articles published in that journal. It is based on Scopus data.

Table Setting

Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences Impact IF 2023 Prediction


Impact IF 2022 of Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences is 5.81. If the same downward trend persists, Impact IF may fall in 2023 as well.


Impact IF Trend


Year wise Impact IF of Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences. Based on Scopus data.


Year Impact IF
2023/2024 Coming Soon
2022 5.81
2021 6.01
2020 5.36
2019 5.58
2018 6.01
2017 5.88
2016 6.30
2015 6.39
2014 7.10

Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences h-index


  Table Setting

Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences has an h-index of 305. It means 305 articles of this journal have more than 305 number of citations. The h-index is a way of measuring the productivity and citation impact of the publications. The h-index is defined as the maximum value of h such that the given journal/author has published h papers that have each been cited at least h number of times.




Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences ISSN


The ISSN of Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences is 09628436, 14712970. ISSN stands for International Standard Serial Number.

An ISSN is a unique code of 8 digits. It is used for the recognition of journals, newspapers, periodicals, and magazines in all kind of forms, be it print-media or electronic.

Table Setting

Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences Rank and SCImago Journal Rank (SJR)


The overall rank of Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences is 1221. According to SCImago Journal Rank (SJR), this journal is ranked 2.084. SCImago Journal Rank is an indicator, which measures the scientific influence of journals. It considers the number of citations received by a journal and the importance of the journals from where these citations come.

SJR of Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences by Year


Year SJR
2023/2024 Coming Soon
2022 2.084
2021 2.151
2020 2.753
2019 3.051
2018 3.387
2017 3.306
2016 3.144
2015 3.508
2014 3.452

Ranking of Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences by Year


Year Ranking
2023/2024 Coming Soon
2022 1221
2021 1104
2020 748
2019 648
2018 528
2017 547
2016 588
2015 486
2014 509

Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences Publisher


Table Setting

Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences is published by The Royal Society. It's publishing house is located in United Kingdom. Coverage history of this journal is as following: 1947, 1950-1951, 1970-2022. The organization or individual who handles the printing and distribution of printed or digital publications is known as Publisher.


Call For Papers


Visit the official website of the journal/conference to check the further details about the call for papers.


Abbreviation


The IS0 4 standard abbreviation of Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences is Philos. Trans. R. Soc. B: Biol. Sci.. This abbreviation ('Philos. Trans. R. Soc. B: Biol. Sci.') is well recommended and approved for the purpose of indexing, abstraction, referencing and citing goals. It meets all the essential criteria of ISO 4 standard.

ISO 4 (International Organization for Standardization 4) is an international standard that defines a uniform and consistent system for abbreviating serial publication titles and journals.


How to publish in Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences


If your research field is/are related to Agricultural and Biological Sciences (miscellaneous) (Q1); Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology (miscellaneous) (Q1), then please visit the official website of this journal.


Acceptance Rate


The acceptance rate/percentage of any academic journal/conference depends upon many parameters. Some of the critical parameters are listed below.

  • The demand or interest of researchers/scientists in publishing in a specific Journal/Conference.
  • Peer review complexity and timeline.
  • The mix of unsolicited and invited submissions.
  • The time it takes from manuscript submission to final publication.
  • And Many More.

It is essential to understand that the acceptance rate/rejection rate of papers varies among journals. Some Journals considers all the manuscripts submissions as a basis of acceptance rate computation. On the other hand, few consider the only manuscripts sent for peer review or few even not bother about the accurate maintenance of total submissions. Hence, it can provide a rough estimation only.

The best way to find out the acceptance rate is to reach out to the associated editor or to check the official website of the Journal/Conference.



Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


What's the latest impact IF of the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences?

Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences latest impact IF is 5.81. It's evaluated in the year 2022. The highest and the lowest impact IF or impact score of this journal are 7.10 (2014) and 5.36 (2020), respectively, in the last 9 years. Moreover, its average IS is 6.05 in the previous 9 years.


What's the SCImago Journal Rank (SJR) of the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences?

The Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences has an SJR (SCImago Journal Rank) of 2.084, according to the latest data. It is computed in the year 2023. In the past 9 years, this journal has recorded a range of SJR, with the highest being 3.508 in 2015 and the lowest being 2.084 in 2022. Furthermore, the average SJR of the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences over the previous 9-year period stands at 6.05.


What's the latest h-index of the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences?

The latest h-index of the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences is 305.


Who's the publisher of the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences?

The Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences is published by the The Royal Society, with its country of publication being the United Kingdom.


What's the current ranking of the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences?

The Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences is currently ranked 1221 out of 27955 Journals, Conferences, and Book Series in the latest ranking. Over the course of the last 9 years, this journal has experienced varying rankings, reaching its highest position of 486 in 2015 and its lowest position of 1221 in 2022.


What's the abbreviation or short name for the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences?

The standard ISO4 abbreviation for the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences is Philos. Trans. R. Soc. B: Biol. Sci..


Is the "Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences" classified as a Journal, Conference and Proceedings, Trade Journal or Book Series?

Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences is classified as a journal that the The Royal Society publishes.


What's the scope or major areas of the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences?

The Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences encompasses the following areas:

  • Agricultural and Biological Sciences (miscellaneous)
  • Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology (miscellaneous)

For a more comprehensive understanding of its scope, check the official website of this journal.


What's the ISSN of the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences?

The Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences is assigned the following International Standard Serial Numbers (ISSN): 09628436, 14712970.


What's the best quartile of the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences?

The best quartile for the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences is Q1 (2022).


What's the coverage history of the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences?

The Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences coverage history can be summarized as follows: 1947, 1950-1951, 1970-2022.


Credits and Sources


  • Scimago Journal & Country Rank (SJR), https://www.scimagojr.com/
  • Journal Impact Factor, https://clarivate.com/



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Year wise Impact Score (IS) of Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences

Impact Score Table

Year Impact Score (IS)
2023/2024 Coming Soon
2022 5.81
2021 6.01
2020 5.36
2019 5.58
2018 6.01
2017 5.88
2016 6.30
2015 6.39
2014 7.10



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