June 21, 2016 – Paris – EDP Sciences has reported a strong performance in the recently announced 2015 Journal Citation Reports® (JCR) Thomson Reuters, 2016.
EDP has 20 journals indexed of which over half showed an increase in their impact factor, and 45% reported an increase of over 10%.
Particular highlights include:
- Astronomy & Astrophysics reported an 18% increase on its impact factor to 5.185, securing its place as one of the leading resources in the field, and sits in the top quartile of the Astronomy and Astrophysics category.
- Parasite saw an impressive increase of 63% on last year’s results growing from 1.092 to 1.781.
- Journal of Space Weather and Space Climate now has an impact factor of 2.846 up over 11% on last year.
- Metallurgical Research & Technology received a first impact factor after the name change of 0.500.
- Aquatic Living Resources moved up from quartile 3 to quartile 2 in the category of Fisheries Science.
- ESAIM – Mathematical Modelling and Numerical Analysis staying strong in the top quartile of the Applied Mathematics category.
Jean-Marc Quilbé President of EDP Sciences commented “EDP has seen a 18% overall increase in impact factor over the last two years. Whilst we know this is not the only way to measure a journal’s quality we are delighted to see this improvement which reflects the hard work of the editorial teams, and of course the contributing authors”.
About EDP – EDP Sciences is a not-for-profit publisher, established in 1920, belonging to learned societies with a mission to participate in the dissemination of important research that accelerates scientific progress and cross-fertilisation of ideas of the society in general. EDP Sciences is located in Paris, London, and Shenzen and publishes over 55 scientific journals in the physical sciences, mathematics, life and environmental sciences, energy, materials and engineering, health and biomedical sciences. It also publishes 20 professional magazines, conference proceedings (www.webofconferences.org) and books.