Publications Information

The Journal of National Science Foundation of Sri Lanka (JNSF) publishes the results of research in Science and Technology. The journal is released four times a year, in March, June, September and December. This journal contains Research Articles, Reviews, Research Communications and Correspondences.

Manuscripts submitted to the journal are accepted on the understanding that they will be reviewed prior to acceptance and that they have not been submitted for publication elsewhere.

A publication fee of US$ 100 will be levied for each manuscript other than where the corresponding author is affiliated to a Sri Lankan institution.

Objectives: Promote the publication of research in Science and Technology.

Quick Dissemination of the local research findings

Target group: Scientists, undergraduates, any other interested in research.


From March 2008, the Journal is indexed by the following Thomson Reuters databases:

Thomson Reuters databases
  • Science Citation Index Expanded
  • Journal citation Reports/Science Edition
  • BIOSIS Previews
  • Zoological Record
  • Biological Abstracts
  • Chemical Abstracts and Scopus

FAQs ( Frequently Ask Questions )

JNSF Policy on Publication Best Practices and Publication Ethics

International databases

  • AGORA (Access to Global Online Research Information in Agriculture)
  • AORE (Online Access to Research in the Environment)
  • ARDI (Access to Research for Development and Innovation)
  • TEEL(The Essential Agricultural Library)