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Life 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

6.27

h-Index

2022-2023

 182

Rank

2022-2023

 3055

SJR

2022-2023

 1.207

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 Life Sciences
Abbreviation Life Sci.
Publication Type Journal
Subject Area, Categories, Scope Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology (miscellaneous) (Q1); Medicine (miscellaneous) (Q1); Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics (miscellaneous) (Q1)
h-index 182
Overall Rank/Ranking 3055
SCImago Journal Rank (SJR) 1.207
Impact Score 6.27
Publisher Elsevier Inc.
Country United States
ISSN 18790631, 00243205
Best Quartile Q1
Coverage History 1962-2022




About Life Sciences


Life Sciences is a journal covering the technologies/fields/categories related to Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology (miscellaneous) (Q1); Medicine (miscellaneous) (Q1); Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics (miscellaneous) (Q1). It is published by Elsevier Inc.. The overall rank of Life Sciences is 3055. According to SCImago Journal Rank (SJR), this journal is ranked 1.207. 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 182. The best quartile for this journal is Q1.

The ISSN of Life Sciences journal is 18790631, 00243205. 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. Life Sciences is cited by a total of 21163 articles during the last 3 years (Preceding 2022).


Life Sciences Impact IF 2022-2023


The Impact IF 2022 of Life Sciences is 6.27, which is computed in 2023 as per its definition. Life Sciences IF is decreased by a factor of 0.12 and approximate percentage change is -1.88% 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

Life Sciences Impact IF 2023 Prediction


Impact IF 2022 of Life Sciences is 6.27. If the same downward trend persists, Impact IF may fall in 2023 as well.


Impact IF Trend


Year wise Impact IF of Life Sciences. Based on Scopus data.


Year Impact IF
2023/2024 Coming Soon
2022 6.27
2021 6.39
2020 4.62
2019 3.72
2018 3.63
2017 3.40
2016 3.19
2015 3.06
2014 2.97

Life Sciences h-index


  Table Setting

Life Sciences has an h-index of 182. It means 182 articles of this journal have more than 182 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.




Life Sciences ISSN


The ISSN of Life Sciences is 18790631, 00243205. 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

Life Sciences Rank and SCImago Journal Rank (SJR)


The overall rank of Life Sciences is 3055. According to SCImago Journal Rank (SJR), this journal is ranked 1.207. 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 Life Sciences by Year


Year SJR
2023/2024 Coming Soon
2022 1.207
2021 1.132
2020 1.131
2019 1.031
2018 1.017
2017 1.071
2016 1.093
2015 1.066
2014 1.074

Ranking of Life Sciences by Year


Year Ranking
2023/2024 Coming Soon
2022 3055
2021 3349
2020 3637
2019 4135
2018 4267
2017 3977
2016 3857
2015 4038
2014 3891

Life Sciences Publisher


Table Setting

Life Sciences is published by Elsevier Inc.. It's publishing house is located in United States. Coverage history of this journal is as following: 1962-2022. 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 Life Sciences is Life Sci.. This abbreviation ('Life 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 Life Sciences


If your research field is/are related to Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology (miscellaneous) (Q1); Medicine (miscellaneous) (Q1); Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics (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 Life Sciences?

Life Sciences latest impact IF is 6.27. It's evaluated in the year 2022. The highest and the lowest impact IF or impact score of this journal are 6.39 (2021) and 2.97 (2014), respectively, in the last 9 years. Moreover, its average IS is 4.14 in the previous 9 years.


What's the SCImago Journal Rank (SJR) of the Life Sciences?

The Life Sciences has an SJR (SCImago Journal Rank) of 1.207, 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 1.207 in 2022 and the lowest being 1.017 in 2018. Furthermore, the average SJR of the Life Sciences over the previous 9-year period stands at 4.14.


What's the latest h-index of the Life Sciences?

The latest h-index of the Life Sciences is 182.


Who's the publisher of the Life Sciences?

The Life Sciences is published by the Elsevier Inc., with its country of publication being the United States.


What's the current ranking of the Life Sciences?

The Life Sciences is currently ranked 3055 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 3055 in 2022 and its lowest position of 4267 in 2018.


What's the abbreviation or short name for the Life Sciences?

The standard ISO4 abbreviation for the Life Sciences is Life Sci..


Is the "Life Sciences" classified as a Journal, Conference and Proceedings, Trade Journal or Book Series?

Life Sciences is classified as a journal that the Elsevier Inc. publishes.


What's the scope or major areas of the Life Sciences?

The Life Sciences encompasses the following areas:

  • Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology (miscellaneous)
  • Medicine (miscellaneous)
  • Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics (miscellaneous)

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


What's the ISSN of the Life Sciences?

The Life Sciences is assigned the following International Standard Serial Numbers (ISSN): 18790631, 00243205.


What's the best quartile of the Life Sciences?

The best quartile for the Life Sciences is Q1 (2022).


What's the coverage history of the Life Sciences?

The Life Sciences coverage history can be summarized as follows: 1962-2022.


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 Life Sciences

Impact Score Table

Year Impact Score (IS)
2023/2024 Coming Soon
2022 6.27
2021 6.39
2020 4.62
2019 3.72
2018 3.63
2017 3.40
2016 3.19
2015 3.06
2014 2.97



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