The International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health (IJERPH) is pleased to announce that one of our articles, "Approaching Environmental Health Disparities and Green Spaces: An Ecosystem Services Perspective" by Viniece Jennings and Cassandra Johnson Gaither, has recently been selected as one of the top articles of relevant research in a document published by the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) in the United States.
From an initial list of over 700 articles, this manuscript was chosen among the top 45 articles which were featured in this document. Featured articles represent influential and relevant research to professionals working in parks, recreation, and community decision-making. While this article was categorized based on its contribution to health and wellness, it was also highlighted in other themes such as social equity and sustainability. The editorial office of IJEPRH would like to officially congratulate Viniece Jennings and Cassandra Johnson Gaither for their scientific contributions. We are always pleased to publish high quality manuscripts that are relevant to managing resources that affect public health. We hope this publication will have a positive impact on society, and we wish the authors continued success in the future.
As part of this collaboration, all affiliated SIMA members enjoy a 20% discount on the article processing charges (APC) when submitting articles to IJERPH. SIMA aims to promote education and research in the field of environmental medicine and interconnected disciplines, as well as fostering collaboration between environmental health specialists, policymakers, and any individual interested in these fields.
We are pleased to inform you that the new Impact Factor of IJERPH has been released. According to the Journal Citation Reports®, published by Thomson Reuters in June 2016, the new Impact Factor is 2.035, and the 5-Year Impact Factor is 2.471.
IJERPH now ranks 101/225 (Q2) in the category ‘Environmental Sciences’.
Evolution of Impact Factor , Citations and Publications for IJERPH:
We are pleased to announce that the journals Axioms, Behavioral Sciences, Photonics, Separations and Toxics were recently accepted for inclusion in the newly launched Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI) in Web of Science.
ESCI serves to highlight promising journals which are still under consideration for the Science Citation Index Expanded (SCIE) or the Social Sciences Citation Index (SSCI).
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We are excited to announce the opening of our new editorial office in Barcelona, Spain. The launch team is led by a Senior Editor and comprises further staff holding doctoral degrees with several years of research experience. The new editorial team will help us to get closer to European research communities and progress Sciforum, the platform to support the scientific community via conference hosting and other functions. They will also help spread the word about Open Access and meet academics at scientific events.
We are pleased to announce that the Max Planck Digital Library (MPDL) has signed an agreement with MDPI to support authors associated with the Max Planck Society (Max-Planck-Gesellschaft). As of 22 February 2016, corresponding authors will receive full funding from the MPDL for articles published in MDPI journals, with a 10% discount applied to the Article Processing Charges. Additional details can be found at our institutional membership page.
Founded in 1948, The Max Planck Society is one of Germany’s leading research organizations, and is currently made up of 83 institutes conducting basic research in natural sciences, life sciences, social sciences and humanities. 18 Nobel laureates have emerged from its ranks of scientists and the society has more than 15,000 publications in scientific journals each year.