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Food Researchopen access



Universities and research institutions in Malaysia
Media Ranking in Malaysia

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Food Research welcomes submissions that are relevant to food science and technology, food service management, nutrition, nutraceuticals, food innovation and agriculture food science. Manuscript types accepted are reviews, short reviews, original research articles and short communications that discusses on the current research and scientific views of the following scope: Food science and food chemistry; Food technology, food processing, and food engineering; Food safety and quality – microbiological and chemical; Sensory, habits, consumer behaviour/practice and preference; Nutrition and dietetics; Nutraceuticals and functional food/ingredients; Food service management; Food trends, innovation and business; Post-harvest and agribusiness; Food security; Food packaging. Join the conversation about this journal

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.

Food Science2019Q4
Food Science2020Q3
Food Science2021Q3
Food Science2022Q3

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.

Total Documents

Evolution of the number of published documents. All types of documents are considered, including citable and non citable documents.

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)20170.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20180.263
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20190.573
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20201.044
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20211.094
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20221.169
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20170.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20180.263
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20190.573
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20201.044
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20211.089
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20221.088
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20170.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20180.263
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20190.573
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20201.100
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20210.992
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20221.027
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 Cites20170
Self Cites20185
Self Cites201910
Self Cites202035
Self Cites2021121
Self Cites2022100
Total Cites20170
Total Cites201810
Total Cites201967
Total Cites2020238
Total Cites2021662
Total Cites2022965
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 document20170
External Cites per document20180.132
External Cites per document20190.487
External Cites per document20200.890
External Cites per document20210.890
External Cites per document20220.975
Cites per document20170.000
Cites per document20180.263
Cites per document20190.573
Cites per document20201.044
Cites per document20211.089
Cites per document20221.088
% 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 documents20170
Non-citable documents20180
Non-citable documents20190
Non-citable documents20200
Non-citable documents20210
Non-citable documents20220
Citable documents20170
Citable documents201838
Citable documents2019117
Citable documents2020228
Citable documents2021608
Citable documents2022887
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 documents20170
Uncited documents201831
Uncited documents201973
Uncited documents2020108
Uncited documents2021295
Uncited documents2022419
Cited documents20170
Cited documents20187
Cited documents201944
Cited documents2020120
Cited documents2021313
Cited documents2022468
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