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Journal of the Nigerian Society of Physical Sciencesopen access



Universities and research institutions in Nigeria
Media Ranking in Nigeria

Subject Area and Category


Nigerian Society of Physical Sciences



Publication type



27144704, 27142817





How to publish in this journal


Journal of the Nigerian Society of Physical Sciences (JNSPS) is a peer-reviewed journal published quarterly (February, May, August, and November) by the Nigerian Society of Physical Sciences. It offers an exciting publication outlet for Physical Science reports. It covers all areas of Theoretical Physics, Geophysical & Atmospheric Physics, Radiation & Medical Physics, Solid State Physics, Astrophysics & Cosmology, Environmental Chemistry, Physical Chemistry, Organic & Inorganic Chemistry, Artificial Intelligence, Computer Architecture & Engineering, Database Management Systems, Human-Computer Interaction, Operating Systems & Networking, Pure Mathematics, Number theory, Applied mathematics, Mathematical Finance, Numerical Analysis & Scientific Computing, Topology & Differential Geometry, Biostatistics & Data Science Decision Analysis and Support, Econometric Modelling, Planetary Exploration and Exoplanets. 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.

Chemistry (miscellaneous)2021Q4
Chemistry (miscellaneous)2022Q3
Mathematics (miscellaneous)2021Q4
Mathematics (miscellaneous)2022Q3
Physics and Astronomy (miscellaneous)2021Q4
Physics and Astronomy (miscellaneous)2022Q3

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)20190.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20200.368
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20210.500
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20221.130
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20190.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20200.368
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20210.500
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20221.130
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20190.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20200.368
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20210.500
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20221.157
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 Cites20190
Self Cites20203
Self Cites20215
Self Cites202274
Total Cites20190
Total Cites20207
Total Cites202124
Total Cites2022122
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 document20190
External Cites per document20200.211
External Cites per document20210.396
External Cites per document20220.444
Cites per document20190.000
Cites per document20200.368
Cites per document20210.500
Cites per document20221.130
% 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 documents20190
Non-citable documents20200
Non-citable documents20210
Non-citable documents20220
Citable documents20190
Citable documents202019
Citable documents202148
Citable documents2022108
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 documents20190
Uncited documents202015
Uncited documents202131
Uncited documents202249
Cited documents20190
Cited documents20204
Cited documents202117
Cited documents202259
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