We are proud to announce that the 2014 journal impact factor* for BJR has increased by 32% to 2.026. Over the last 2 years the impact factor for BJR has grown by an impressive 66%. This increase in impact factor shows the major changes implemented by the BIR publications department in recent years are resulting in a stronger and higher quality journal.
BJR has attracted a number of high-quality papers from key opinion leaders, including our popular themed issues.
“This is great news and testament to the efforts of the editorial board and publishing team in building a strong foundation for taking the journal forward”, says David Wilson, BIR President.
“This rise in impact factor further cements the fact that BJR is essential reading for all radiologists, oncologists, medical physicists and all those with a interest in radiation sciences”, says Head of Publishing, Sophia Anderton.
The journal impact factor is a measure of the frequency with which the “average article” in a journal has been cited in a particular year.
*Data based on 2014 Journal Citation Reports®, (Thomson Reuters, 2015).