NISC News

2020 brings changes to IPJP

19 October 2020 • Announcements & Notices
The Indo-Pacific Journal of Phenomenology (IPJP), lead by new Editor-in-Chief, Dr. Gregory Swer, is now accepting manuscript submissions through ScholarOne, a comprehensive workflow-management system for scholarly journals.  With the world of research constantly moving, ScholarOne Manuscripts...

Southern Ground-Hornbill awarded Bird of the Year

8 October 2020 • Announcements & Notices
The Southern Ground-Hornbill Bucorvus leadbeateri is considered Vulnerable on the IUCN Red List and has been announced the Bird of the Year for 2020. Not only is this bird featured on the cover of Volume...

Celebration: 90 Years of Ostrich

29 September 2020 • Announcements & Notices
An overview of the history of Ostrich Journal of African Ornithology is featured in Volume 91, Issue 3. The Editorial, written by Editor-in-Chief Dr Alan Lee is focussed on trends and developments that have arisen through the years...

Urgent Action against Human-Caused Climate Change

25 September 2020 • Announcements & Notices
The Southern African Society of Aquatic Scientists (SASAqS) has a membership of 250 representing individuals and organisations involved in all aspects of aquatic sciences in academia, private sector (environmental consultancies, environmental practioners in industry, etc.)...

A tribute to William Roy Branch (1946–2018)

17 September 2020 • Announcements & Notices
William Roy Branch, known more commonly as Bill, was the most prolific African-based herpetologist of his era. Having published at least 659 herpetological contributions, including, but not limited to field and photographic guides, taxonomic revisions,...
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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
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
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
Excellent attention by editor-in-chief; very good work of reviewers; good time for review and processing.
- Author - African Journal of Range & Forage Science