Tanzania Journal of Science: Editorial Policies

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Focus and Scope

The Tanzania Journal of Science (Tanz. J. Sci.) was established in 1975 as a forum for communication and co-ordination between and among scientists and allied professionals. It is also intended as a medium for dissemination of scientific knowledge among scientists and the public at large to promote the advancement of pure and applied sciences

Tanzania Journal of Science (TJS), is professional, peer reviewed journal, published in English and it is a scholarly journal of opinion and research in academic research. Its mission is to provide an interdisciplinary coverage in a wide range of topics of current concern in academicians' research in natural and applied sciences. TJS is interested in receiving well-written and timely papers from individuals for possible publication. The focus of the publication is original completed research that has application to academicians, researchers, policymakers, administrators, and teachers within the broad areas of academic research. Tanzania Journal of Science would welcome manuscripts on: Biology, Zoology, Ecology, Botany, Chemistry, Earth sciences, Marine sciences, Physics, Life sciences, Applied Mathematics, Computer sciences, Logic, Mathematics, Systems science, Applied Physics, biomedical sciences, Computational biology, Electronics, Energy, Energy storage, Wildlife Conservation, Environmental Engineering Science, Engineering physics, Environmental technology, Fisheries science, Forestry science, Materials science and engineering, Microtechnology, Environmental Chemistry, Forensic Sciences, Nanotechnology, Nuclear technology, Optics, Thin films, Zoography, Military sciences, Biological sciences, Biodiversity, Biotechnology, Biochemistry, Bioinformatics, animal and veterinary sciences, Geology, Agricultural Sciences, Cytology, Endocrinology, Entomology, Environmental Sciences, Food science and Technology, Genetics, Genomics & Proteomics, Immunobiology, Physiology and Psychology Molecular biology, Microbiology, Neurobiology, Pathology, Mycology, natural and technological Sciences, animal and veterinary sciences, computer science, biomedical engineering, Pesticides and Soil. Parasitology, Toxicology, Phytochemistry and other natural and applied sciences.


Section Policies


Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Publication Frequency

Published biannually


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.


Editorial Board

Chief Editor

Dr. John Andrew Marco Mahugija

University of Dar es Salaam,

College of Natural and Applied Sciences (CoNAS),

P.O. Box 35065 Dar es Salaam – Tanzania

Telephone/ Fax:  +255 22 2410129

E-mail addresses:;

-Internal Editors
1. Dr. G. Sangu, Department of Botany
2. Dr. S. Nyandoro, Department of Chemistry
3. Dr. E. Kazimoto, Department of Geology
4. Prof. E. Mureith, Department of Mathematics
5. Dr. I. Makundi, Department of Physics
6. Dr. H.B. Pratap, Department of Zoology and Wildlife
7. Dr. D.A. Shilla, Department of Aquatic Sciences and Technology

-External Editors
1. Professor Wilson Parawira,EBindura University of Science Education, Zimbabwe.
2. Prof. Julius Mwakondo Mwabora, University of Nairobi, Kenya.
3. Dr. Sanja Tibell, Uppsala University, Sweden.
4. Dr. Anselm Patrick Moshi, Tanzania Industrial Research and Development Organization (TIRDO), Tanzania
5. Dr. D.S. Kacholi, Dar es Salaam University College of Education (DUCE), Tanzania
6. Professor Amare Bezabeh Gessesse, Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia
7. Dr. N.D. Mganga, Mkwawa University College of Education (MUCE), Tanzania
8. Prof. Hamadi Iddi Boga, Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology, Kenya.
9. Dr. Wilson Charles Mahera, African Institute for Mathematical Science (AIMS),Tanzania.
10. Professor Titus A.M. Msagati, University of South Africa, South Africa.
11. Dr. Sylvester Hatwaambo, University of Zambia, Zambia.


International Advisory Board

1. Prof. Fredrick Jones Muyodi
, Dean, School of Biosciences, Department of Biological Sciences, School of BioSciences, College of Natural Sciences, Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda. 2. Prof. Oleg Reva, FABI 3-7 Centre for Bioinformatics and Computational Biology, Department of Biochemistry, University of Pretoria, Gauteng South Africa. 3. Professor Hany A. El-Shemy, Cairo University Research Park (CURP) , Biochemistry Department Faculty of Agriculture, Cairo University, 12613 Giza, Egypt MORE WILL BE ADDED STILL SOLICITED Editorial office College of Natural and Applied Sciences University of Dar es Salaam P.O. Box 35065, Dar es Salaam TANZANIA Telephone: 255 22 2410129 Fax: 255 22 2410129 E-mail: Website: ;

ISSN: 2507-7961
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