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We're an open-access journal publishing rigorously peer-reviewed research from across the natural sciences, psychology, medicine and engineering.


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    Scientific Reports has a 2-year impact factor of 3.8 (2023), and is the 5th most-cited journal in the world, with more than 734,000 citations in 2023*.

  • *2023 Journal Citation Reports® Science Edition (Clarivate Analytics, 2024).
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    Highlight your research and enhance its visibility to your field by submitting to one of our Guest Edited Collections, led by our expert Editorial Board Members.

  • The median time from submission to acceptance for papers submitted to our Guest Edited Collections is 102 days.
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    Explore subject area specific Collections of the most downloaded* papers from Scientific Reports in 2022.

  • *Data obtained from SN Insights which is based on Digital Science's Dimensions.
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    We are delighted to announce that Scientific Reports is now expanding its scope to include engineering disciplines.


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