NISC News

Mangrove ecosystems in South Africa

30 July 2018 • Announcements & Notices
Mangroves occur in South African estuaries at their southerly distribution limits, extending into temperate habitats. In 1963, William Macnae published the first comprehensive assessment of mangrove swamps in South Africa and made first-hand observations of...

Outgoing Editor Awarded SASAqS Silver Medal

16 July 2018 • Announcements & Notices
Mike Coke, Honorary Editor of the African Journal of Aquatic Science (AJAS), was awarded the Southern African Society of Aquatic Scientists (SASAqS) Silver medal. The medal is awarded irregularly in recognition of the exceptionally high standard...

Special Issue: End of an era for African Herpetology

2 July 2018 • Announcements & Notices
Donald G. Broadley was one of Africa’s most prolific recent authors. He produced over 410 articles, including numerous comprehensive and detailed taxonomic reviews of lizard and snake genera. African Journal of Herpetology, Volume 67, Issue...

Expansion of aims and scope for leading rangeland journal

29 May 2018 • Announcements & Notices
As the official Journal of the Grassland Society of Southern Africa, the African Journal of Range & Forage Science is dedicated to publishing quality original material that advances rangeland ecology and pasture management. The journal now aims...
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The paper was wonderfully laid out and rapidly published
- Author- Ostrich: Journal of African Ornithology
The proofs look great! Thank you so much. The efficiency of the journal now is really excellent. Easy to work with, and so thorough. I appreciate it.
- Regular SAJP Author on his first interaction with NISC
It has been an enriching experience working with such enthusiastic and professional people at NISC who have become more friends than business partners over the years.
- Stan Pillar, Editor of the African Journal of Marine Science (1996-2013)
The editorial experience was excellent: the reviewers were timely and their feedback was generative. The co-editor of the special issue was proactive about communicating information to me. In latter stages, the staff that shepherded the essay through the copy-editing stages was also very helpful and in good contact.
- Author - Eastern African Literary and Cultural Studies
Perhaps the most important change, in terms of bringing the Journal to a wider audience, has been its publishing in collaboration with the NISC (Pty) Ltd.
- Stan Pillar, Editor of the African Journal of Marine Science (1996-2013)