Journal's Global Impact Factor Records
Our Global Impact Factor (GIF) is calculated according to the standard formula published by Clarivate Analytics (previously ISI). The following is an example for calculation of 2016 GIF.

A = 6 citations (number of times articles published in 2014 and 2015, cited in 2016).
B = 20 articles (total number of articles published in 2014 and 2015).
A/B = 0.300 (GIF for 2016).

GIF for subsequent years were calculated using similar method and the value is announced in July of the relevant year. The journal was started in 2014.

NOTE: Raw data used in this calculation can be accessed from the journal’s citation records by Google Scholar for verifications by third party.

GIF for 2019
A = 47 citations
B = 99 articles
GIF for 2017 = 0.475
H-Index = 7
= 3
GIF for 2018
A = 64 citations
B = 141 articles
GIF for 2017 = 0.454
H-Index = 6
= 1
GIF for 2017
A = 36 citations
B = 90 articles
GIF for 2017 = 0.400
H-Index = 4
= 0
IF for 2016
A = 6 citations
B = 20 articles
GIF for 2016 = 0.300
H-Index = 2
= 0
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Press Release
Last Update: 9 May 2020

New Global Impact Factor of 0.475 for Transactions on Science and Technology

We are pleased to announce to our readers that Transactions on Science and Technology’s Global Impact Factor (GIF) has increased to 0.475. This is an increase from our 2018 stats, where we received an impact factor of 0.454.

The journal GIF is a measure of citation frequency that reflects the average number of citations to articles published. Our GIF are calculated annually according to the standard formula published by Clarivate Analytics (previously ISI) where raw data used in this calculation can be accessed from the journal’s citation records in Google Scholar profile for verifications by third party.

The GIF of a journal in a given year is the average number of citations a paper published in that journal received during the two previous years. The impact factor is often used to rank the relative importance and scientific calibre of a journal within its field.

Our 2019 GIF is a significant achievement for the journal, and demonstrates the increased recognition of Transactions on Science and Technology in the field, and the improved relevance and quality of our articles. Thank you to our team of Editors and Section Editors, Reviewers and Authors for their valuable contribution to the journal. We look forward to continued success in 2020 as the journal continues to strengthen and grow.

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9 May 2020

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Most cited papers from Transactions on Science and Technology

Highlights from the Current Issue

Review Article

Predatory Bacteria: A Possible Key for the Lock of Antibiotic Resistance
Avinash Rames. 2020. Transactions on Science and Technology, 7(1), 8 - 17
Abstract Antimicrobials that previously brought the medical sciences to a new strata are in grave danger due to the spread of antimicrobial resistance (AMR). Predatory bacteria that were discovered in the 1960s offer a glimmer of hope as they demonstrate the capacity to predate upon pathogenic Gram-negative bacteria. The current review attempts to describe the therapeutic potential of bacterial predators in multiple medical conditions that have bacteria as the aetiologic agent. In the same vein, the review provides accounts in which the safety of bacterial predators are substantiated in addition to providing a discourse which evaluates their usage method(s) that would offer the highest degree of benefit in clinical settings.

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Short Communication

Small Island Avifauna Diversity at Sebatik Island of Sabah, Malaysia
Wing-Shen Lim; Andy Russel Mojiol. 2020. Transactions on Science and Technology, 7(1), 18 - 23
Abstract Preliminary study was commenced to investigate the avifauna diversity presented on Sebatik Island in Sabah. Opportunistic sampling was conducted at four villages and along Sungai Haji Kuning for three days. A total of 28 avifauna individuals belonged to 13 different species were observed on Sebatik Island, which were mainly comprised of carnivorous and non-threatened resident species. All recorded migratory avifauna species, as well as the five avifauna species sighted along Sungai Haji Kuning, were determined as carnivores, hence indicating the relationship between migratory behaviour and habitat type with feeding guild of local avifauna. Since that there were no significant differences in avifauna species composition and abundance, thus both human settlement and riverine mangrove habitats were vital to the survival of both migratory and resident species. Because of that, conservation effort is required to preserve this small island habitat and its avifauna inhabitants from being threatened by anthropogenic disturbances.

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Negative Result

Physicomechanical Properties of Plywood from Neolamarckia cadamba using Different Adhesive Spreads of Phenol Resorcinol Formaldehyde
Kang Chiang Liew; Yung Kang Fung. 2020. Transactions on Science and Technology, 7(1), 24 - 28
Abstract The objectives of this study were to determine the physical and mechanical properties of plywood from veneers of Neolamarckia cadamba by using four different adhesive spreads (150, 200, 250 and 300 g/m2) of phenol resorcinol formaldehyde (PRF). Veneers were assembled perpendicularly to each other’s grain direction before being cut and tested for density, bending test (Modulus of Elasticity, MOE and Modulus of Rupture, MOR), shear test and delamination. The results were used to compare with control adhesive spread of 250 g/m2 which is used by the industry. The physical test based on ASTM D734 showed trend to increase in density with the increment of adhesive spreads. For the mechanical test based on JAS 233:2003, although none of the MOE and MOR values of the four adhesive spreads fulfilled the requirement of JAS standard, their values increased with the increment of adhesive spreads. Shear value increased from 150 to 250 g/m2 but dropped at 300 g/m2. The delamination test showed no delamination (0%) to all the four different adhesive spreads which showed the water resistance properties of PRF. Generally, the results of both physical and mechanical test showed no difference for every increment of 50 g/m2 of adhesive spreads from 200 g/m2 onwards. Since the result showed that 200 g/m2 no significant difference using p < 0.05 to 250 g/m2 in all the physical and mechanical test, the adhesive spreads of PRF could be reduced to 200 g/m2 in plywood manufacturing in order to reduce cost and pollution without affecting the physical and mechanical properties of plywood.

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