Welcome to Journal of Central China Normal University (Natural Sciences), the bimonthly, interdisciplinary and academic journal of Science!
Journal of Central China Normal University (Natural Sciences),started in 1955, is a core Chinese periodical managed by the Ministry of Education of the PRC and sponsored by Central China Normal University. It’s among the earliest university journals established after the founding of PRC with a former name of Journal of Central China Normal College. It has been published bimonthly since 2012 with ISSN of 1000-1190 and CODEN of HDZKEL.
Aim and Scope
Journal of Central China Normal University (Natural Sciences) aims at publishing peer-reviewed research covering all fields of science and technology based on corresponding policy, article originality and novelty in order to promote the development of teaching and scientific research as well as the cultivation of young researchers. The journal has become important in academic exchange and propagation between the world and Central China Normal University during the past sixty years, offering a platform for both native and foreign researchers to present their achievements. Currently, the journal has a circulation of over thousand copies and connections with hundreds of colleges, universities, museums, research institutions and information agencies worldwide with an increasing impact on secondary and tertiary documents. The featured topics include the various aspects of applied physics, applied math, tourism, environment, chemistry, material science and life science. Articles for sports and management are also accepted. All manuscripts should be written in Chinese or English. Electronic files of MS Word and PDF are acceptable.
Journal of Central China Normal University (Natural Sciences) has joined the CNKI and ChinaInfo. It's indexed in Chinese Science Citation Database (CSCD) and identified as a comprehensive core journal of science and technology according to A Guide to the Core Journals of China. It is also collected by Chinese Academic Journal(CD) and indexed in EBSCOhost, Chemical Abstracts (CA, USA), VINITI (AJ, Russion), Mathematical Reviews (MR, USA), BIOSIS Proviews (USA), Zoological Record (BIOSIS, England), EMA (USA), Index of Copernicus (IC), etc.
The journal ranked in Top 50 Key Sci-Tech Periodicals of Hubei Province in 1999 and won the title of Excellent Periodicals of Hubei Province (3rd) as well as the first prize on National Excellent Journals of Universities and Colleges on Natural Science. It continued to hold the title of Excellent Periodicals of Hubei Province for four times from 2001 to 2012, authorized as double benefit periodical in Chinese periodicals phalanx by the National Press and Publication Administration. It was also awarded in the 2nd, 3rd and 4th Excellent Sci-Tech Periodicals of Chinese Universities and Colleges in 2008, 2010 and 2012, respectively. Besides, the Contribution Award for Subject Construction in Universities and Colleges was received in 2013.
All editorial decisions are made by a team of full-time professional editors, mostly with senior title and doctoral degree.
Editor-in-Chief: FAN Jun
Deputy Editor-in-Chief: YAN Dingyou
Editorial Department of Journal of Central China Normal University
Address: Guizishan, Wuchang, Wuhan City. Post Code: 430079, China