Bioethics (journal)

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DisciplineBioethics, philosophy
Edited by
  • Ruth Chadwick
  • Udo Schüklenk
Publication details
1.66 (2018)
Standard abbreviations
ISO 4Bioethics
ISSN0269-9702 (print)
1467-8519 (web)
OCLC no.15622366
Developing World Bioethics
ISSN1471-8731 (print)
1471-8847 (web)

Bioethics is a monthly peer-reviewed academic journal published by Wiley-Blackwell in association with the International Association of Bioethics. The editors-in-chief are Ruth Chadwick (Cardiff University) and Udo Schüklenk (Queen's University). In 2011 Bioethics celebrated 25 years of publication with a conference and a special issue of the journal.

Abstracting and indexing[edit]

The journal is abstracted and indexed in MEDLINE, PubMed the Arts and Humanities Citation Index, Applied Social Sciences Index and Abstracts, Worldwide Political Science Abstracts, CINAHL, Current Contents/Social & Behavioral Sciences, Excerpta Medica, Philosopher's Index, PsycINFO, Science Citation Index Expanded, Social Sciences Citation Index, and Psychological Abstracts.

According to the Journal Citation Reports, the journal has a 2018 impact factor of 1.66, ranking it 10/52 of journals in the category "Ethics", 4/16 of journals in the category "Medical Ethics", 15/40 of journals in the category "Social Issues", and 18/42 of journals in the category "Social Sciences Biomedical".[1]

Developing World Bioethics[edit]

In 2001 a companion journal was established named Developing World Bioethics and both journals can only be obtained in a combined subscription.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Journals Ranked by Impact: Ethics; Medical Ethics; Social Issues; and Social Sciences Biomedical". 2018 Journal Citation Reports. Web of Science (Social Sciences ed.). Clarivate Analytics. 2018.

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