BJS partnership with open source research collaboration

Milestone partnership 

OSRC have established a partnership with BJS.

BJS was established in 1913,it is one of the oldest and most respected surgery journals in the world. Focusing on the science of surgery, it includes a mixture of scientific articles, reviews and critical commentary. All published material is subject to rigorous peer review and delivered to the standards expected by a specialist surgeon. BJS received an impact factor of 11.122 in 2022.

BJS Open was first published in 2017 and has since established itself as a leading open access journal for surgical research. It includes a similar range of content to BJS, covering all aspects of general surgery. All submitted manuscripts undergo peer review, with the additional opportunity to publish research open access. BJS Open received an impact factor of 3.875 in 2022.

This partnership is a milestone as it opens many doors for our members.

Discounted subscription to BJS through this link:


BJS support to our annual meeting. This includes abstract publication , BJS prize and funding to guidelines.

The winning abstract must be submitted as manuscript to the BJS or BJS Open prior to the Prize being paid.

Access to BJS academy with huge educational material through this

BJS academy

Part of the charitable activity of the Society, BJS Academy is an online educational resource for current and future surgeons.

The Academy is comprised of five distinct sections: Continuing surgical education, Young BJS, Cutting edge, Scientific surgery and Surgical news. Although the majority of this is open access, additional content is available to BJS subscribers and strategic partners.