What is Multidisciplinary Scientific Journal?
In this journal, Research Articles, Short Communications, Technical Notes, Case Reports, and Clinical Cases from any knowledge area are published. They are periodical publications in academia intended to further science’s progress, usually by reporting new research.
In this article, we will list the Top 9 high impact factor Multidisciplinary Scientific Journals in academia.
Top 9 Multidisciplinary Scientific Journals
It is a British weekly scientific journal founded and based in London, England. As a multidisciplinary publication, Nature features peer-reviewed research from various academic disciplines, mainly in science and technology. Nature is the most recognized scientific multidisciplinary journals in the world, Since 1869.
|Edited by||Magdalena Skipper|
|History||4 November 1869–present|
|Publisher||Nature Research (a subsidiary of Springer Nature) (United Kingdom)|
Science was founded by New York journalist John Michels in 1880 with financial support from Thomas Edison and Alexander Graham Bell. However, Science became the journal of the American Association for the Advancement of Science in 1900.
|Edited by||Holden Thorp|
|History||1880 (141 years ago) – present|
|Publisher||American Association for the Advancement of Science (United States)|
3. Science Advances
Science Advances is a peer-reviewed multidisciplinary open-access scientific journal established in early 2015 and published by the American Association for the Advancement of Science. In 2019, Science Advances surpassed Science magazine in the number of monthly submissions, becoming the largest member in the Science family of journals. The journal’s scope includes all science areas, including life sciences, physical sciences, social sciences, computer sciences, and environmental sciences.
|Edited by||Holden Thorp, Ali Shilatifard|
|Publisher||American Association for the Advancement of Science|
4. Nature Communications
Nature Communications is a peer-reviewed, open-access scientific journal published by Nature Research since 2010. It is a multidisciplinary journal covering the natural sciences, including physics, chemistry, earth sciences, medicine, and biology. Part of its scope is to fill a gap for high-quality, cross-disciplinary research articles with no dedicated Nature-branded journal available.
|Edited by||Elisa De Ranieri|
|Frequency||continuous, upon acceptance|
5. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences
It is a peer-reviewed multidisciplinary scientific journal. It is the National Academy of Sciences’ official journal, published since 1915, and publishes original research, scientific reviews, commentaries, and letters.
|Edited by||May Berenbaum|
|Publisher||United States National Academy of Sciences (United States)|
6. Scientific Reports
Scientific Reports is an online peer-reviewed open access scientific mega journal published by Nature Research, covering all-natural sciences areas. The journal was launched in 2011. The journal has announced that its aim is to solely assess a submitted paper’s scientific validity rather than its perceived importance, significance or impact. According to the Journal Citation Reports, the journal has a 2-year impact factor of 4.011 in 2018 and a 5-year impact factor of 4.525.
|Edited by||Richard White|
7. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society A
Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society A: Mathematical, Physical and Engineering Sciences is a fortnightly peer-reviewed scientific journal published by the Royal Society. All articles become freely accessible two years after their publication date. It publishes original research and reviews content in a wide range of physical science disciplines. Reports can be accessed online a few months before the printed journal.
|Discipline||Physics, chemistry, mathematics, engineering, earth sciences|
|Edited by||John Dainton|
|Publisher||Royal Society (United Kingdom)|
8. Proceedings of the Royal Society
It is the parent title of two scientific journals published by the Royal Society. Originally a single journal, it was split into two separate journals in 1905:
Part A: publishes research related to mathematical, physical, and engineering sciences (including computer science)
Part B: publishes research related to biology. The two journals are the Royal Society’s main research journals. Many celebrated names in science have published their research in the Proceedings of the Royal Society.
|Edited by||Michael Lockwood|
|Publisher||Royal Society (United Kingdom)|
9. PLOS One
PLOS One is a peer-reviewed open access scientific journal published by the Public Library of Science (PLOS) since 2006. The journal covers primary research from any discipline within science and medicine.
|Edited by||Joerg Heber|
|Publisher||Public Library of Science|