Welcome to BioSocieties

Welcome to BioSocieties, an interdisciplinary journal for the social studies of life sciences

BioSocieties Free online issue

2014 Volume 9
Published 4 times per year

ISSN: 1745-8552
EISSN: 1745-8560

Journal Citation Reports®
2012 Impact Factor: 1.405*

JCR Social Sciences Edition
16/36 - Social Sciences, Biomedical

*2012 Journal Citation Reports® (Thomson Reuters, 2013)

Joint Editors-in-Chief:
Adele Clarke, USA
Nikolas Rose, UK
Ilina Singh, UK



Advance Online Publication (AOP)

BioSocieties is now utilising our industry leading Advance Online Publication (AOP) service. This service enables us to publish online the final version of a paper, fully citeable and exactly as it will be published in the printed edition. In some instances papers are published AOP a significant number of months before appearing in print.
View Advance Online Publication.

BioSocieties Special Issue 5:3: Special Issue on BioHistories

Issue 5.3 of BioSocieties is a special issue on BioHistories guest-edited by Soraya de Chadarevian of the Department of History and Center for Society and Genetics, University of California Los Angeles.

Read the guest editorial here.

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Open access

Open access option for authors now available

BioSocieties now offers authors of accepted papers the option to publish their articles with immediate open access upon publication. Find out more from our FAQs page.

About the journal

BioSocieties is committed to the scholarly exploration of the crucial social, ethical and policy implications of developments in the life sciences and biomedicine. It provides a crucial forum where the most rigorous social research and critical analysis of these issues can intersect with the work of leading scientists, social researchers, clinicians, regulators and other stakeholders. BioSocieties defines the key intellectual issues at the science-society interface, and offers pathways to the resolution of the critical local, national and global socio-political challenges that arise from scientific and biomedical advances.

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