Nov 2016

ARO, the Scientific Journal of Koya University has been listed in the Thomson Reuters' Website of Science


ARO Magazine has been listed in the index of the new sources of ESCI.  In doing this, ARO became the first scientific magazine in entire Iraq and Kurdistan to be listed in an international source of information.

ARO in the beginning of 2013 was established as an international-quality based scientific magazine in which be able to reflect its effect in both international and local aspect.  Regarding this, Dilan Majeed Roushani, the Editor of the magazine said, “Striving to achieve this great achievement was not easy, but the target and aim of the magazine were obvious and productive.”  She also said, “Listing this magazine in the context of the ESCI source of new sources testifies that the magazine has offered scientific relevant and effective subjects to our society and expected that the magazine would be listed totally inside the SCIE and be counted an IMPACT FACTOR.

About the thought of founding the magazine, the editor of ARO said, “We founded ARO magazine to be a trustable source for the ambitious local followers of science and recognized in international level.”

ARO is a scientific magazine in which is published twice a year by Koya University the code is-ISSN:2307-549X,p-ISSN:2410-9355‌ و DOI: 10.14500/2307-549X

 in English.  It is an open magazine in which researchers can access it and publish their researches and revise all aspect fields of researches.

In current, ARO has stepped a great forward step in history of Kurdistan and Iraq Scientific magazines via its listing the accessible sources of Thomson of Reuters (ESCI).  In doing this, it can record a good result among the SCIE sources.

The Editor of the magazine said, “Success of the magazine as Koya Scientific publications will leave its impact on education and research in the University.”

The staff of the magazine are; Dr. Shwan K. Rashid, Dr. Salah Ismaeel Yahiya, Dr. Sarkawt S. Abdulrahman, and the magazine secretary, Dr. Jwan Rauoof in which all of them participated warmly and professionally from birth of the magazine each according his/her specialist.  Dr. Dilan Roushani asked all scientists and experts in Kurdistan and over the world help them and takes part on the way of improving the magazine.

What is the Thomson Reuters Web?

It’s the biggest scientifically source in the world.  It analyzes and synthesizes researches and thoughts in all aspects of science in over the world and it has a billion of researches in the list. This website owns a one-hundred year old of archive and this is via listing the sources.  Its service goes to 3.100 open magazine in all the big regions in which covers life, health, society sciences.

This website gives the results via using the most powerful and effective scientific researches in the world.  On the website of Thomson of Reuters, all the scientific researches are listed and these researches are consisted of a group of data, and reports.  These cumulative contents of different aspects come from 80 countries in 32 languages riched by a one-hundred year archive.

Internationally analyzes of pointing to the sources will give enough result considering to the research.  The inserted articles are helping you to find and make better result to various aspects of topics and matters in terms of science. It also makes you surprise by the authors and sources that you will find. These services of Thomson of Reuters display the majority of styles and directions in terms of researches.  It helps you to find exactly what you are looking for in the research. It gives you the relevant topics 100% unbiased.

This website of Thomson is not a publication but evaluates and lists to the topics via a standard process limitlessly and without censor.

The list of pointing to the new-appeared sources of ESCI is the most effective group of scientific authors (Web of Science Core Collection).  It is a different-aspect list in which include various fields such as art, Social Sciences, and human sciences.  The process of choosing the magazine now has some criterion to choose the magazine to ESCI and the process of choosing ESCI is relevant to choose the SCIE and SSCI and AHCI (sources of pointing to the art sciences and fine art).

Koya University was first established in 2003 and owns four faculties; engineering, Science, Medicine, Human Sciences, Social and Educational sciences and a Medicine school in which consists of 25 departments.