PER is ranked top 3 of South African law journals in the Washington & Lee School of Law: Law Journals site.Read more about PER is ranked top 3 internationally!
Important news and events!
In accordance with the announcement by the National Treasury on 21 February 2018, the South African Value Added Tax (VAT) will increase from 14% to 15% on 1 April 2018.Read more about VAT increase from 1 April 2018
Rapid rising editorial costs for the production of contributions necessitate our raising the price with ZAR 30 per page, effective 1 April 2018.Read more about Increase in article processing fees from 1 April 2018
The NRF and many other institutions require an ORCID iD when submitting funded research outputs as well as applying for funding opportunities. The NRF repository will use this unique identifier to link to publications and datasets in the future, and it is recommended that users register for ORCID.Read more about Add your ORCID iD to your PER profile!
PER recently became a member of OASPA (Open Access Scholarly Publishers Association) after a rigorous screening process.Read more about Exciting news - PER is a member of OASPA!
2017-08-14African Journals OnLine (AJOL) is the world's largest and pre-eminent collection of peer-reviewed, African-published scholarly journals. Since 2017, it provides statistics on article downloads - see https://www.ajol.info/…/20abf40f8c1e72c825734571ad1d5bde0f6…. In May 2017, PER / PELJ had 16,322 article downloads from 109 countries worldwide. Read more about AJOL provides download statistics for PER / PELJ articles
Do you have these questions?Read more about 5 Questions about Open Science Answered
· What is “open science”?
· Why are researchers interested in open science? What problems does it aim to address?
· Wait – open science sounds just like the way I learned in school that science works. How can this be new?
· Why isn’t open science the default? What incentives work against open science practices?
· I’m not a scientist; why should I care?
Then read the answers in an article published in The Conversation African Edition (30 May 2017)