10th Anniversary of Toxics

The year 2023 marks the 10th anniversary of Toxics (ISSN 2305-6304), an international, peer-reviewed, open access journal. Toxics has published over 1500 papers by more than 7800 authors, and nearly 3000 reviewers have submitted at least one review report. We appreciate the contributions made by authors and reviewers, which have led to the continued success of our journal. To celebrate this 10th anniversary, we are arranging a series of special content and events. We hope you can join us in celebrating this milestone for our journal and enjoy the collection below.

10th Anniversary of Toxics

Development and Achievements

View the 10-year timeline infographic here. Trace the development of Toxics from its origins and through various milestones.

Toxics released its inaugural issue and was published as a quarterly journal.

Founding Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. David Bellinger

Prof. Dr. David Bellinger served as the Editor-in-Chief of Toxics from 2013 to 2018. He is a professor of neurology at Harvard Medical School. His research interests are focused on: neurodevelopment; children; epidemiology; metals; brain.

Toxics was indexed in Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI)—Web of Science (Clarivate Analytics).

Toxics was indexed in PubMed and Scopus.

The first edition of the Travel Award was announced.

Prof. Dr. Alistair Boxall was appointed as the new Editor-in-Chief for Toxics.

Prof. Dr. Alistair Boxall is a professor of Environmental Science. He is a member of the Defra Advisory Hazardous Substances Advisory Committee and is Chair of the Pharmaceutical Advisory Group of the Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry. His research focuses on understanding emerging and future ecological and health risks posed by chemical contaminants in the natural environment.

Toxics was indexed in Science Citation Index Expanded (SCIE)—Web of Science (Clarivate Analytics).

Toxics received its first Impact Factor of 3.271.

The first edition of the Outstanding Reviewer Award was announced.

The first edition of the Best Paper Award was announced.

The first edition of the Young Investigator Award was announced.

Toxics organized the first webinar on 23 September 2020.

Dr. Demetrio Raldúa was appointed as the new Editor-in-Chief for Toxics.

Dr. Demetrio Raldúa is a Group Leader of Scientists at the Spanish Research Council. His research interest is the understanding of the molecular bases of the neurotoxic effects of some environmental pollutants and drugs. By using zebrafish as a vertebrate model, they try to identify the AOPs of neurotoxicants, by linking adverse effects from the molecular-initiating events to behavioral effects.

Toxics adopted a monthly publication schedule.

The first edition of the Best Ph.D. Thesis Award was announced.

Toxics published its 1000th paper.

Toxics has 14 Sections.

  • Emerging Contaminants

(Section EiC Prof. Dr. Xiaojun Luo: Guangzhou Institute of Geochemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Guangzhou 510640, China)

  • Air Pollution and Human Health

(Section EiC: Prof. Dr. Flemming Cassee: Institute for Risk Assessment Sciences (IRAS), Utrecht University, NL-3508 TD Utrecht, The Netherlands)

  • Ecotoxicology

(Section EiC Dr. Demetrio Raldúa: IDAEA-CSIC, 08034 Barcelona, Spain)

  • Drugs Toxicity

(Section EiC Prof. Dr. Youssef Sari: The University of Toledo, Toledo, OH 43614-2598, USA)

  • Reproductive and Developmental Toxicity

(Section EiC Prof. Dr. Yankai Xia: School of Public Health, Nanjing Medical University, Nanjing 211166, China)

  • Human Toxicology and Epidemiology

(Section EiC Dr. Gunnar Toft: Aarhus University, DK-8000 Aarhus, Denmark)

  • Neurotoxicity
  • Exposome Analysis and Risk Assessment
  • Hormesis in Toxicology
  • Novel Methods in Toxicology Research
  • Metals and Radioactive Substances
  • Agrochemicals and Food Toxicology
  • Toxicity Reduction and Environmental Remediation
  • Environmental Criteria and Standards

Celebration Activities


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Anniversary Special Issues

The 10th Anniversary of Toxics submission deadline 31 Oct 2023 | 19 articles | Viewed by 27257
Toxics Young Investigators Contributions Collection in 2023 submission deadline 31 Dec 2023 | 5 articles | Viewed by 5589
Keywords: environemntal biomonitoring; environmental pollution; physiological effects; sentive organisms; plant-soil interactions; plant-environment interactions; pollution mitigation; environmental quality; biomonitoring; ecotoxicology; environmental pollutants
10th Anniversary of Toxics: Women's Special Issue Series submission deadline 29 Nov 2023 | 8 articles | Viewed by 9801

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