NISC News

Blue Whales sighted offshore Kenya

1 December 2016 • Announcements & Notices
The largest mammal on earth, the Blue Whale, has been sighted in Kenyan offshore waters. These 30 metre gentle giants were sighted on 30 occasions during a geophysical offshore seismic survey off Lamu from September 2014...

Research in Hospitality Management Now Open Access

1 December 2016 • Announcements & Notices
Research in Hospitality Management, Volume 6, Issue 1, 2016 is the first issue of Research in Hospitality Management to be published as open access, and it presents a special issue entirely dedicated to sustainability. Furthermore,...

NISC Publications now with ORCiD Integration

8 November 2016 • Announcements & Notices
ORCiD is becoming an essential part of the academic ecosystem with numerous research funders, including the National Research Foundation, now integrating ORCiD functionality into their grant application process.  Just as DOIs (digital object identifiers) help to...

Musical arts-related essay competition

3 November 2016 • Announcements & Notices
Undergraduate and Honours students conducting African musical arts-related research in music, dance, drama and visual arts are invited to submit an essay to be adjudicated by scholars from the relevant disciplines. The competition is open to...

Expanded Aims and Scope for NISC Journal

24 October 2016 • Announcements & Notices
“The Journal of Child and Adolescent Mental Health seeks to promote coverage, representation and dissemination of high quality work from around the world that traverses high-, middle- and low – income contexts”, says Editor-in-Chief, Professor Soraya...
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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
The review process is quick and is being done within the reasonable time. After acceptance, NISC is also quick enough to send proofs and is very efficiently publishes the accepted paper online before its print version.

- Author - Southern Forests: A Journal of Forest Science
The paper was wonderfully laid out and rapidly published
- Author- Ostrich: Journal of African Ornithology
The biggest development in the history of Quaestiones Mathematicae was the association with NISC and to have the journal running in a very stable way without severe financial concerns.
- Barry Green, QM Editor