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Discovery of Einstein’s gravitational-waves wins Physics World Breakthrough Award 2016

The LIGO Scientific Collaboration, involving researchers from MIT, Caltech and more than 80 other institutions worldwide, has won the Physics World 2016 Breakthrough of the Year, for its revolutionary, world-first direct observations of gravitational waves.

12 Dec 2016
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Congratulations to the 2016 ABSW IOP Student Science Publication Award winners

IOP Publishing and the Institute of Physics congratulate the winners of the ABSW IOP Student Science Publication Award, announced at the 3rd European Conference of Science Journalists.

23 Jul 2016Manchester, UK
Paul Matson (left) and Dens Milne (centre) from IOP Publishing accept the award for AAS Nova. Courtesy: The Drum Online Media Awards.

AAS Nova Wins Online Media Award

AAS Nova, a 10-month-old website featuring research highlights from the Astronomical Journal (AJ) and the Astrophysical Journal (ApJ) family, won “Best Health / Education News Site” at the Drum Online Media Awards.

14 Jun 2016London, UK

Awards Given

Our prizes and awards recognise achievements by individuals, teams and organisations in advancing science.

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Awards Won

CAS Awards

May 2015: IOP Publishing won the CAS “Service Star” award.

ALPSP Awards for Innovation in Publishing

Sept 2014: IOP ebooks was awarded silver at the ALPSP Awards.

MemCom Awards 2012

May 2012: Physics World was named best ‘Magazine — Professional Association or Royal College’

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