Why submit to BJOG?

Choose Blue! Submit to BJOG

We asked Editor-in-Chief, Professor Khan – why choose blue?

Why choose blue

Global Research

Join a worldwide community:

  • 65% submissions accepted to BJOG are from authors based outside the UK
  • Submissions from 68 different countries in 2014
  • Fully compliant with international funder open-access mandates
  • Results from multicentre trials regularly published and encouraged
  • Quality supplements from international collaborators, e.g. WHO, DFID, LSTM

Global Reach

Your research will be discovered, worldwide:

  • Over 1.3 million full text downloads per year
  • Impact Factor: 3.72 / Top 10 OBGYN journal/ Above-average altmetric score: 6.3/ Klout: 51
  • All RCOG fellows and members in 109 countries have access to BJOG
  • Additional subscriptions span 78 countries
  • Over 10,500 followers across Social Media
  • Regular press releases and coverage

Global Team

We validate and improve your work’s impact:

  • 5 continents represented in our Editorial Board
  • Fast turnaround times to ensure content is current and relevant
  • Rigorous peer-review with unique Editor consultations
  • At least 5 Editors provide feedback on accepted papers
  • 46% of published articles have an expert commentary
  • Extensive Journal Club resources for online and face-to-face meetings

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