The Journal of Life and Environmental Sciences
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9,897 peer-reviewed articles published since 2013.

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PeerJ — the Journal of Life and Environmental Sciences is a peer-reviewed & Open Access journal publishing primary research and reviews in biology, life sciences, environmental sciences, and medicine.

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Editors and advisors

Advisors and Academic Editors at PeerJ are experienced researchers who are experts in their respective fields. As a general rule, Academic Editors must be at Principal Investigator level or above and have published 25 or more peer-reviewed journal articles. Editors are vetted before being appointed, and their decisions are overseen for consistency.

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Member institutions

150 institutions have prepaid PeerJ article fees, helping reduce publishing costs and making it easier for their researchers to publish Open Access.

University of Cambridge
Stanford University
Delft University of Technology
University of Pennsylvania
University College London
University of California, Berkeley

Partner societies

PeerJ works with major conferences and societies through sponsorships and curated collections to highlight societal member and conference delegate work. Collections are available for in-depth peer-reviewed research articles as well as conference abstracts.

WCMB World Congress on Marine Biodiversity
Society for Molecular Biology and Evolution
International Conference on Bioinformatics
German Conference on Bioinformatics
Association of Marine Laboratories of the Caribbean
Symposium of Vertebrate Palaeontology and Comparative Anatomy
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