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Journal of the Royal Society Interface is the Society's cross-disciplinary publication promoting research at the interface between the physical and life sciences. It offers rapidity, visibility and high-quality peer review and is ranked fourth in JCR'S multidisciplinary category.

Free access is allowed to all review articles from the moment of online publication and to every article 12 months after publication in the journal.

TopImpact factor 2006: 2.984

    Please note that ISI's Journal Citation Report is now correct. J. R. Soc. Interface is ranked fourth in the multidisciplinary category. For more details contact

TopIssue number 10 content now free to access

    Vol 3, No 11All the content of Volume 3, Number 11 is now free to access.


    This issue contains 12 articles - 2 reviews and 10 research papers - on topics as diverse as the biomechanics of the cardiovascular system, the transmission of Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease via surgical instruments and sarcoma development by nanoparticles.


TopCross-scale influences on epidemiological dynamics - Special theme issue

    Volume 4, Number 16Issue Number 16 of Journal of the Royal Society Interface is dedicated to the topic of Cross-scale influences on epidemiological dynamics: from genes to ecosystems. Organised by Louise Matthews and Daniel Haydon (University of Glasgow), it contains 19 review and research articles by an impressive team of leading international researchers. All are free to access and the issue can be viewed here.

    TopMost recent reviews, articles and reports

    TopPersonal subscriptions now available

      coversWe are very pleased to announce that personal subscriptions are now available to Journal of the Royal Society Interface. Your subscription will allow you access to both hard copy and online versions of all this year's content. Furthermore, as a sign of appreciation, we are offering a 25% discount to all our authors, Royal Society research fellows and 10% to all the journal's referees. For discounted personal subscriptions please contact  

    TopInvitation to submit

      Submit your article to an award-winning journal with an enviable reputation for scientific excellence, rapid publication and an international audience.

      To show our appreciation, corresponding authors will receive a PDF file of their final article for personal use only. All authors will receive a complimentary copy of the issue in which their article appears plus the opportunity to take out a personal subscription with a 25% discount. 

      Journal of the Royal Society Interface authors who are invited to resubmit a previously-rejected article, that had originally been submitted and processed through e-Pubs, must now submit their new article through Manuscript Central



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    Impact factor 2006 

    J. R. Soc. Interface

    Print: 1742-5689
    Online: 1742-5662


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