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National Science Review

Country United Kingdom  - SIR icon SIR Ranking of United Kingdom
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Subject Area and CategoryMultidisciplinary
PublisherOxford University Press
Publication typeJournals
ISSN20955138, 2053714X
Scope National Science Review is a peer-reviewed journal aimed at reviewing cutting-edge developments across science and technology in China and around the world. The journal covers all areas of the natural sciences, including physics and mathematics, chemistry, life sciences, earth sciences, materials sciences, and information sciences.


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The set of journals have been ranked according to their SJR and divided into four equal groups, four quartiles. Q1 (green) comprises the quarter of the journals with the highest values, Q2 (yellow) the second highest values, Q3 (orange) the third highest values and Q4 (red) the lowest values.


The SJR is a size-independent prestige indicator that ranks journals by their 'average prestige per article'. It is based on the idea that 'all citations are not created equal'. SJR is a measure of scientific influence of journals that accounts for both the number of citations received by a journal and the importance or prestige of the journals where such citations come from It measures the scientific influence of the average article in a journal, it expresses how central to the global scientific discussion an average article of the journal is.

Citations per document

This indicator counts the number of citations received by documents from a journal and divides them by the total number of documents published in that journal. The chart shows the evolution of the average number of times documents published in a journal in the past two, three and four years have been cited in the current year. The two years line is equivalent to journal impact factor ™ (Thomson Reuters) metric.

Cites per documentYearValue
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20140.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20154.200
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20165.708
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20176.411
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20187.473
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20140.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20154.200
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20165.708
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20176.411
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20187.363
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20140.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20154.200
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20165.708
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20175.838
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20186.554
Total Cites 

Evolution of the total number of citations and journal's self-citations received by a journal's published documents during the three previous years.
Journal Self-citation is defined as the number of citation from a journal citing article to articles published by the same journal.

Self Cites20140
Self Cites20150
Self Cites20163
Self Cites201712
Self Cites20188
Total Cites20140
Total Cites2015231
Total Cites2016508
Total Cites2017827
Total Cites20181075
External Cites per Doc 
Cites per Doc

Evolution of the number of total citation per document and external citation per document (i.e. journal self-citations removed) received by a journal's published documents during the three previous years. External citations are calculated by subtracting the number of self-citations from the total number of citations received by the journal’s documents.

External Cites per document20140
External Cites per document20154.200
External Cites per document20165.674
External Cites per document20176.318
External Cites per document20187.308
Cites per document20140.000
Cites per document20154.200
Cites per document20165.708
Cites per document20176.411
Cites per document20187.363
% International Collaboration

International Collaboration accounts for the articles that have been produced by researchers from several countries. The chart shows the ratio of a journal's documents signed by researchers from more than one country; that is including more than one country address.

YearInternational Collaboration
Citable documents 
Non-citable documents

Not every article in a journal is considered primary research and therefore "citable", this chart shows the ratio of a journal's articles including substantial research (research articles, conference papers and reviews) in three year windows vs. those documents other than research articles, reviews and conference papers.

Non-citable documents20140
Non-citable documents201535
Non-citable documents201676
Non-citable documents201786
Non-citable documents2018110
Citable documents20140
Citable documents201555
Citable documents201689
Citable documents2017129
Citable documents2018146
Cited documents 
Uncited documents

Ratio of a journal's items, grouped in three years windows, that have been cited at least once vs. those not cited during the following year.

Uncited documents20140
Uncited documents201546
Uncited documents201678
Uncited documents201788
Uncited documents2018110
Cited documents20140
Cited documents201544
Cited documents201687
Cited documents2017127
Cited documents2018146
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