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Aims and scope
Bulletin of the National Research Centre is a peer-reviewed, open access, multidisciplinary journal, designed for the wide dissemination of practical research in different scientific fields to a worldwide audience. The journal is dedicated to advances in science and the practice of different fields of science, through the rapid publication of high quality research. The journal welcomes systematic reviews, meta-analysis and technological reports, as well as perspectives on all disciplines of all speciality of science.
As a multidisciplinary journal, the journal’s scope encompasses a wide range of scientific fields. Bulletin of the National Research Centre welcomes original research, reviews, case reports and letters to the editor. The standards for acceptance include scientific quality, originality, clarity and conciseness.
The mission of the journal is to provide readers with a broad spectrum of themes in all branches of science. All manuscripts will undergo a rigorous review process and must comply with the journal’s editorial policies.
Prof. Dr. Said I. Shalaby, Ph.D., M.D.
Prof. Dr. Said I. Shalaby, Ph.D., M.D., is recognized internationally for his research and has authored over 126 papers in the field of tropical medicine & parasitic diseases, as well as gastroenterology and hepatology. He also has a significant portfolio of patents in the USA in the field of antiviral treatments. Professor Shalaby is currently Professor of Tropical Medicine & Hepatology at the National Research Centre (NRC) in Cairo, Egypt. Previously he was the Deputy President of the Academy of Scientific Research & Technology (ASRT), Egypt (2014-16). From 2010-2013, he was the Chairman of the Complimentary Medicine Department, in the Medical Division of the NRC in Cairo. Prof. Shalaby completed his Masters and Ph.D. degrees in Parasitic Zoonotic Diseases from Cairo University, Egypt. In addition, he finished his Masters and M.D. in Tropical Medicine, Gastroenterology & Hepatology at Ain Shams University in Egypt.
In 2013, Prof. Shalaby was awarded the NRC Scientific Merit Prize and has achieved international recognition for his work; in 2015 he was awarded the Golden Medal of The Indian Biological Society & Lucknow University, India. Moreover, Prof. Shalaby has acted as the WHO/FAO expert in food born parasites since 2012 and has been an overseas advisor for the Academic Council of the International Consortium of Contemporary Biologists since 2008.
Prof. Shalaby has been the Editor-in-Chief of Bulletin of the National Research Centre since 2016 and hopes to spread high quality research to an international audience.
Prof. Ashraf H. Shaalan, Ph.D.
Prof. Ashraf H. Shaalan, Ph.D., is a biological anthropologist who is well recognized as a dynamic leader and scientist. He is the president of the Egyptian National Research Centre, the largest multi-disciplinary research organization in the Middle East since 2009. He was also elected in 2016 as the chairperson of the Coordinating Council of the Commission on Science and Technology for Sustainable Development in the South (COMSATS), which is an inter-governmental organization which has the membership of 23 countries from three continents. Previously, Prof. Shaalan was the Deputy President of The Egyptian Academy of Scientific Research and Technology and he participated as a member or chairperson of many bilateral governmental scientific boards. He graduated from the Faculty of Medicine, Ain Shams University in Cairo and completed his M.Sc. and Ph.D. in the same University. Prof. Shaalan is a well-known author in the field of growth and development of children and he is the co-editor of the Medical Journal of National Research Centre of Egypt for more than 10 years. He always aims for excellence in the publication of scientific articles.
Prof. Yasser R. Abdel-Fattah
Prof. Yasser R. Abdel-Fattah., is the Deputy Minister of Scientific Research, a microbiologist who is well known in the bioprocess development sector with his valuable career and innovations. In addition, his interventions and inputs to science and technology have positive impacts on the paradigm shift to use scientific research as a driving force for fostering national economy.
During the period of 2013-2018, Prof. Abdel-Fattah was the Secretary General of Supreme council for research centers and institutes (Ministry of Scientific Research, Egypt) and Professor of microbial biotechnology in Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology Research Institute, City of Scientific Research and Technological Applications, Alexandria. Previously, he occupied several posts as: Deputy president of Academy of Scientific Research and Technology (2013-2014), Acting director of City for Scientific Research and Technological Applications (2010-2011), and Dean of Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology Research Institute (2007-2010).
He is also a member of the experts board Environmental Biotechnology Section of the European Federation of Biotechnology EFB since 2011. For two years, since 2011, he was selected to be a member of the advisory committee for Science and Technology at WTA. In 2008 he was a member of the Biotechnology and Genetic engineering sciences committee responsible for planning to university education sector of the higher supreme of universities. His biography was included in Marquis Who’s who: Medicine and Healthcare for the year 2006 due to achievements done in the field of industrial biotechnology. He was awarded the distinguished scientific achievement award and shield of honor for the year 2001-2002 of City for Scientific Research & Technology Applications.
The NRC has to correspond to the country's key production and services sectors through the research conducted in different areas of science and technology, scientific consultation and training as well.
The NRC mission is to conduct basic and applied research within the major fields of interest in order to develop production and services sectors.
Annual Journal Metrics
80 days to first decision for reviewed manuscripts only
68 days to first decision for all manuscripts
133 days from submission to acceptance
20 days from acceptance to publication
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- ISSN: 2522-8307 (electronic)