nature chemistry impact factor

Here in this post, apart from Nature Chemistry Impact Factor, I have tried to compile all the necessary information a research scholar would seek before publishing an article in the journal.

About Nature Chemistry Journal

Nature Chemistry is a monthly peer-reviewed scientific journal published by Nature Publishing Group.

It was established in April 2009. The editor-in-chief is Stuart Cantrill. The journal covers all aspects of chemistry.

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Nature Chemistry Impact Factor

Impact Factor (IF) or often called journal impact factor (JIF) is an index provided by an analytics company named Clarivate. The impact factor is calculated by dividing the number of times the articles are cited in the last two years by the total number of publications in those two years.

  • Total Citations in 2020 and 2021 = 500
  • Total Number of Publications in 2020 and 2021 = 100
  • Impact Factor of the Journal in 2022 = 500/100 = 5

Nature Chemistry Impact Factor (2019-2022)

  • Nature Chemistry Impact Factor 2017 – 24.427
  • Nature Chemistry Impact Factor 2018 – 21.687
  • Nature Chemistry Impact Factor 2019 – 23.193
  • Nature Chemistry Impact Factor 2020 – 26.201
  • Nature Chemistry Impact Factor 2021 –24.274 (updated in June 2022)

Nature Chemistry Impact Factor 2022

Nature Chemistry H-index

The h index is a metric for evaluating the cumulative impact of an author’s scholarly output and performance; measures quantity with quality by comparing publications to citations.

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The h index of Nature Chemistry Journal is 249, which means among all the published articles in this journal, 249 of these publications have received at least 249 citations each.

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Nature Chemistry CiteScore

CiteScore (CS) of an academic journal is a measure reflecting the yearly average number of citations to recent articles published in that journal.

Cites / Doc. (3 years)201816.078
Cites / Doc. (3 years)201916.130
Cites / Doc. (3 years)202015.453
Cites / Doc. (3 years)202115.972
Cites / Doc. (2 years)201815.389
Cites / Doc. (2 years)201915.414
Cites / Doc. (2 years)202015.029
Cites / Doc. (2 years)202114.952

Nature Chemistry SCImago Rank

The SCImago Journal Rank (SJR) indicator is a measure of the scientific influence of scholarly journals that accounts for both the number of citations received by a journal and the importance or prestige of the journals where the citations come from.

Year SCImago Journal Rank (SJR)

Nature Chemistry Editorial Board Members

  • Editor in Chief: Stuart Cantrill
  • Senior Editor: Gavin Armstrong
  • Senior Editor:  Anne Pichon
  • Senior Editor: Russell Johnson
  • Senior Editor:  Katherine Geogheghan
  • Senior Editor: Kathryn Ashe

Nature Chemistry Publication Fee

Nature Chemistry is an open-access journal. The publication fee for Nature Chemistry is €9,500, US$11,390 or £8,290 in GBP/USD/EURO respectively (excluding taxes).

Nature Chemistry offer APC waivers and discounts for papers published in our fully open access journals whose corresponding authors are based in the world’s lowest-income countries (APC waivers and discounts policy for further information). Requests from other authors for APC waivers and discounts are considered on a case-by-case basis and may be granted in cases of financial need.

Nature Chemistry Review Time

Nature Chemistry prioritizes rapid publication and because its an open access journal, the papers are immediately available upon publication to the research community and beyond.

Submission to First Decision7 days
Submission to first post-review decision65 days
Submission to accept236 days

Nature Chemistry Reference Style

Nature Chemistry, uses the standard Nature referencing style. 

Printed journals
Schott, D. H., Collins, R. N. & Bretscher, A. Secretory vesicle transport velocity in living cells depends on the myosin V lever arm length. J. Cell Biol156, 35-39 (2002).

Online only
Bellin, D. L. et al. Electrochemical camera chip for simultaneous imaging of multiple metabolites in biofilms. Nat. Commun7, 10535; 10.1038/ncomms10535 (2016).

For papers with more than five authors include only the first author’s name followed by ‘et al.’.

Smith, J. Syntax of referencing in How to reference books (ed. Smith, S.) 180-181 (Macmillan, 2013).

Online material:

Babichev, S. A., Ries, J. & Lvovsky, A. I. Quantum scissors: teleportation of single-mode optical states by means of a nonlocal single photon. Preprint at (2002).

Manaster, J. Sloth squeak. Scientific American Blog Network (2014).

Hao, Z., AghaKouchak, A., Nakhjiri, N. & Farahmand, A. Global integrated drought monitoring and prediction system (GIDMaPS) data sets. figshare (2014).

Nature Chemistry Endnote Style

You can download the Nature Chemistry Endnote Style and Nature Chemistry Zotero Style

Nature Chemistry Abbreviation

The ISO 4 standard abbreviation for abstracting, indexing and referencing purposes of Nature Chemistry is “Nat.Chem.

Nature Chemistry Acceptance Rate

The acceptance rate of a journal is the ratio of the number of articles submitted to the number of articles published.

The average acceptance rate of Nature Chemistry journal is 9%

Nature Chemistry Indexed in

Science is indexed in Scopus, SCImago, Web of Science, and UGC journal ranking

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