First #SAJS_Spotlight

11 December 2018, 08:48

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The journal has launched a new science engagement initiative entitled SAJS Spotlight. The idea behind this is to highlight a specific Review or Research Article from each issue to engage with the general public and other scholars. For the first SAJS Spotlight a Twitter Q and A was held with author Andrea Juan on her Research Article:
I believe I can do science: Self-efficacy and science achievement of Grade 9 students in South Africa. To read the Q and A follow this link.
Some metrics for this article after the SAJS Spotlight event:
• Altmetric Score of 9 (In the top 25% of all research outputs scored by Altmetric): https://assaf.altmetric.com/details/45756615
• Article with the Most DOI resolutions for our journal according to Crossref: 514 resolutions
• Potential audience reached on Twitter: 34 766 with 36 retweets and 19 clicks to the article link

Two more SAJS_Spotlight took place on 12 September 2018 on “Alcohol & other drug use among women seeking substance abuse treatment in the Western Cape, South Africa” and 28 November 2018 on “Recent emergence of CAT5 tropical cyclones in the South Indian Ocean