Reasons to publish


Rapid peer review and publication


Reproduction and Fertility aims to return a decision on a peer-reviewed paper in less than a month. Accepted manuscripts are published online and fully citable within 24 hours of acceptance. Furthermore, articles are published continuously online as soon as the version of record is available ie just weeks from acceptance.


Article publication charge (APC)


The APC for 2023 is £900, a 50% discount on the full price of £1800. Society for Reproduction and Fertility members are eligible for a further discounted price of £810, which is a 50% discount on the full price of £1620.

There are no colour costs charged when publishing in Reproduction and Fertility.


Maximise the reach of your work


Reproduction and Fertility has achieved its first Journal Impact FactorTM for 2022 of 2.1 after less than three years of publishing. Reproduction and Fertility is the top ranked journal in the ESCI ’Reproductive Biology’ category in the latest Journal Citation ReportsTM.

Reproduction and Fertility is a fully open-access, peer-reviewed journal brought to you by the Society for Reproduction and Fertility and Bioscientifica, a long-established society publisher. Authors publishing their research in the journal will benefit from the journal’s close relationship with Reproduction (with an Impact Factor of 3.125 and over 750,000 page views in 2019), offering the highest possible visibility for their work.
Where appropriate, published articles are promoted to scientists and clinicians from all over the world to ensure maximum reach and visibility of our authors’ work.

How we may promote your work

  • Press releases for papers of high interest and broad appeal.
  • Communications and adverts to society memberships or in relevant publications.
  • Bioscientifica journals are promoted globally at conferences throughout the year and your article may be picked to feature on our Themed Collection handouts.
  • Email newsletters, including topic collections, sent to authors, readers, editors, reviewers and anybody else with an interest in the journal.
  • Social Media coverage.

Tips for promoting your own work

Get the most out of your published article by considering the following:

  • You will receive a link to your published article which you can send to colleagues who may be interested in your line of research.
  • Add your article to the list of publications on your institution’s webpages.
  • Use of social media: tweet your article and mention @Repro_Fertility for a retweet.
  • Link to the paper in work-related blogs and professional websites.
  • Finally, remember that your work is published open access and is free to read by anyone that may be interested!


Monitor the impact of your work with article-level metrics


Article-level metrics are available for articles published in Reproduction and Fertility. This feature provides traditional usage data (number of article downloads/views) as well as Altmetric data for individual articles published in the journal. Altmetric provide non-traditional data by tracking a selection of online indicators (both scholarly and non-scholarly) to give a measurement of digital impact and reach. This information is used to generate an article’s Altmetric Attention Score.

These article-level metrics allow authors to monitor the impact of their research in academia and beyond.


Author experience


Bioscientifica Publishing prides itself on the provision of a personalised author service, and editorial office staff are on hand to offer assistance from submission through to publication. All authors are given the opportunity to provide feedback via an online survey, and in 2021, 60% of respondents indicated that their experience of publishing with Bioscientifica was better or much better than with other journal publishers**.

**Based on 464 respondents.