About the Journal

Focus and Scope

Scientia Bruneiana is a journal of science and science-related matters published by the Faculty of Science, Universiti Brunei Darussalam. It is dedicated to publishing high quality research in six fields of natural and applied sciences (Biology, Chemistry and Chemical Sciences, Physics, Geology, Mathematics and Computer Science).

Peer Review Process

Scientia Bruneiana (SciBru) employs single blind reviewing, where the referees remain anonymous throughout the process.

Initial manuscript evaluation is performed by the resepective section editor (Associate Editor) for all manuscripts. The manuscripts outside the aims and scope of the journal, with insufficient orginality and serious scientific flaws are rejected at this stage. Those that meet the minimum criteria are normally passed on to at least 2 experts for review.

The review process will usually take 6-8 weeks depeding upon the response of the referees. Whenever possible, referees are matched to the paper according to their expertise and our database is constantly being updated.

A final decision to accept or reject the manuscript will be sent to the author along with any recommendations made by the referees.

Open Access Policy

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge. The accepted articles will be published online as soon as final editing is complete.

Article Processing Charges (APCs)


Article Submission Charges


Frequency of Publication

Scientia Bruneiana is published twice a year.

The submission of manuscripts is open throughout the year. The accepted articles are available online as soon as the final editing is complete. The printed version of the journal is published in June and December every year.