Nature Reviews Materials Impact Factor

In this post, apart from Nature Reviews Materials 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 Reviews Materials Journal

Nature Reviews Materials is a monthly peer-reviewed scientific journal published by Nature Portfolio. It was established in 2016. The journal covers all topics within materials science. It presents reviews and perspectives, which are commissioned by the editorial team. 

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Impact Factor of Nature Reviews Materials Journal

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

Latest Nature Reviews Materials Impact Factor (2017-2022)

  • Nature Reviews Materials Impact Factor 2017 – 51.941
  • Nature Reviews Materials Impact Factor 2018 – 74.449
  • Nature Reviews Materials Impact Factor 2019 – 71.189
  • Nature Reviews Materials Impact Factor 2020 – 66.308
  • Nature Reviews Materials Impact Factor 2021 – 76.679 (updated in June 2022)

Nature Reviews Materials Impact Factor 2022

Nature Reviews Materials 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 Reviews Materials Journal is 131, which means among all the published articles in this journal, 131 of these publications have received at least 131 citations each.

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Nature Reviews Materials 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)201838.635
Cites / Doc. (3 years)201944.406
Cites / Doc. (3 years)202040.053
Cites / Doc. (3 years)202141.278
Cites / Doc. (2 years)201838.635
Cites / Doc. (2 years)201935.994
Cites / Doc. (2 years)202030.191
Cites / Doc. (2 years)202141.917

Nature Reviews Materials 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.

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Nature Reviews Materials Editors

  • Editor in Chief: Vincent Dusastre
  • Senior Editor: Stephen Shevlin, Daniel McNally, Xin Li, Bruno Castro
  • Associate Editor: Amos Martinez, Steven Lukman, Cristina Lo Giudice

Nature Reviews Materials Publication Fee

Articles published in Nature Reviews can only be published using the subscription publication route. The journal does not offer an immediate gold open access (OA) publication option.

In the subscription publication route, no fee has to be paid by the author. The public or subscribers pays to access these journals. The visibility of such paper would be low compared to OA journals.

Nature Reviews Materials Review Time

Nature Reviews Materials 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 Decision5 days
Submission to first post-review decision37 days
Submission to accept108 days

Nature Reviews Materials Reference Style

Nature Reviews Materials 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 Reviews Materials Endnote Style

You can download the Nature Reviews Materials Endnote Style and Nature Reviews Materials Zotero Style

Nature Reviews Materials Abbreviation

The ISO 4 standard abbreviation for abstracting, indexing, and referencing purposes of Nature Reviews Materials isNat. Rev. Mater.

Nature Reviews Materials 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 Reviews Materials journal is not known

Nature Reviews Materials Indexed in

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