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International Journal of Science Education, Part B: Communication and Public Engagement

Country United Kingdom  - SIR icon SIR Ranking of United Kingdom
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Subject Area and CategorySocial Sciences
PublisherTaylor and Francis Ltd.
Publication typeJournals
ISSN21548455, 21548463
Scope International Journal of Science Education Part B: Communication and Public Engagement will address the communication between and the engagement by individuals and groups concerning evidence-based information about the nature, outcomes, and social consequences, of science and technology. The journal will aim: -To bridge the gap between theory and practice concerning the communication of evidence-based information about the nature, outcomes, and social consequences of science and technology; -To address the perspectives on communication about science and technology of individuals and groups of citizens of all ages, scientists and engineers, media persons, industrialists, policy makers, from countries throughout the world; -To promote rational discourse about the role of communication concerning science and technology in private, social, economic and cultural aspects of life


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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)20110.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20120.583
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20130.571
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20141.171
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20151.415
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20161.217
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20171.257
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20181.299
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20110.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20120.583
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20130.571
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20141.171
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20151.610
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20161.059
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20171.446
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20181.305
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20110.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20120.583
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20130.571
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20141.174
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20151.156
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20161.135
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20171.184
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20181.250
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 Cites20110
Self Cites20120
Self Cites20130
Self Cites20145
Self Cites20156
Self Cites20167
Self Cites20179
Self Cites201819
Total Cites20110
Total Cites20127
Total Cites201312
Total Cites201441
Total Cites201566
Total Cites201654
Total Cites201781
Total Cites201877
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 document20110
External Cites per document20120.583
External Cites per document20130.571
External Cites per document20141.029
External Cites per document20151.463
External Cites per document20160.922
External Cites per document20171.286
External Cites per document20180.983
Cites per document20110.000
Cites per document20120.583
Cites per document20130.571
Cites per document20141.171
Cites per document20151.610
Cites per document20161.059
Cites per document20171.446
Cites per document20181.305
% 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 documents20110
Non-citable documents20121
Non-citable documents20131
Non-citable documents20141
Non-citable documents20150
Non-citable documents20161
Non-citable documents20172
Non-citable documents20182
Citable documents20110
Citable documents201212
Citable documents201321
Citable documents201435
Citable documents201541
Citable documents201651
Citable documents201756
Citable documents201859
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 documents20110
Uncited documents20128
Uncited documents201311
Uncited documents201413
Uncited documents201512
Uncited documents201625
Uncited documents201722
Uncited documents201824
Cited documents20110
Cited documents20125
Cited documents201311
Cited documents201423
Cited documents201529
Cited documents201627
Cited documents201736
Cited documents201837
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