BMJ Open Science is a new, open journal publishing preclinical and basic research that is closely aligned to medicine. Our mission is to improve the transparency, integrity, and reproducibility of biomedical research. Let your research be open.

Listen to our Editor-in-Chief, Emily Sena, talk about BMJ Open Science in our introductory video. Or read her first editorial.

BMJ Open Science adheres to the highest possible industry standards concerning publication ethics. To read the journal's detailed guidelines please see our Policies.

The biomedicine journal supporting open practices

  • Fostering open science with OSF Badges, RRIDs and Protocols.io
  • Clear, intuitive submission process, with ORCiD sign-in for simplicity
  • Open, consensus peer review, led by an international editorial team
  • Broad range of article types welcomed if robust, irrespective of findings
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