Introducing the new Editor-in-Chief of PeerJ Organic Chemistry – Professor Giovanna Bosica

Introducing the new Editor-in-Chief of PeerJ Organic Chemistry – Professor Giovanna Bosica

We are delighted to announce the appointment of Giovanna Boscia as the Editor-in-Chief of PeerJ Organic Chemistry. Giovanna, who is a Professor at the University of Malta, will work with PeerJ Organic Chemistry’s Editorial Board and the PeerJ team to develop the journal and ensure it meets the organic chemistry community’s needs.

You can hear more about Giovanna’s aims for PeerJ Organic Chemistry in this interview:

Giovanna Bosica graduated cum laude from the University of Camerino, Italy, in 1993 with a Laurea degree, equivalent to M.Sc.(Hons), in Chemistry and obtained her Ph.D. degree in Chemical Sciences, in the field of organic synthesis, in 1997 from the same institution. In 1995 during her Ph.D. she spent a six months research period at the University of Nijmegen, the Netherlands, as an Erasmus Fellow.

In 1999 she was appointed Assistant Professor of Organic Chemistry at the University of Camerino. In October 2008 she moved to the University of Malta where she was appointed Associate Professor of Organic Chemistry in the Department of Chemistry and subsequently obtained the promotion to full Professor in March 2014. She lectures for different courses in the field of organic chemistry/synthesis and natural products.

She has been a member of the Royal Chemical Society (MRSC) since 2011 and of the American Chemical Society (ACS) since 2015. In March 2016 she joined the European COST Association, participating at the COST Action CA15106, C-H Activation in Organic Synthesis (CHAOS), as a MC member from Malta [CA15106 MT].

Free publishing in PeerJ Organic Chemistry this December and January!

We will be waiving the Article Processing Charge for accepted articles that are submitted to PeerJ Organic Chemistry over the coming two months, in celebration of Giovanna’s appointment as Editor-in-Chief.

About PeerJ Organic Chemistry

PeerJ Organic Chemistry is a peer-reviewed, Open Access journal, publishing organic chemistry research articles, method development articles, and literature reviews. We evaluate submissions based only on an objective determination of scientific and methodological soundness, with an emphasis on research integrity. We encourage open peer review, for complete transparency throughout the review process.

Accepting Applications to become Editor-in-Chief of PeerJ Inorganic Chemistry

If you’d like to make a difference to open science and drive the development of PeerJ Inorganic Chemistry, please apply today. To apply, please send your CV and any additional information you feel supports your application to If you’d like to chat about the role before applying please drop us an email to set up a call.


Free Publishing – Terms & Conditions

The waiver is only for the APC and applies only to new submissions to PeerJ Organic Chemistry made in December 2022 and January 2023; other charges may still apply (e.g. for articles longer than 40 typeset pages); author services (copy-editing, video and graphical abstracts) are not included. Submissions that are started but not fully submitted, and manuscripts submitted outside of this period, are not eligible. Submissions must be in scope for PeerJ Organic Chemistry. The APC waiver cannot be transferred to any other journal.