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13 Sep 2018

Report lifts the lid on diversity in peer review at IOP Publishing

To mark Peer Review Week 2018, IOP Publishing has produced a report looking at diversity and inclusion in the company’s peer review process. The open report used gender and geographical data on IOP Publishing authors, reviewers and Editorial Board Members between 2014 and 2018. It sets out several recommendations both for IOP Publishing and the...

06 Sep 2018

IOP adds Environmental Research Communications to its journal lineup

IOP Publishing is launching Environmental Research Communications (ERC) as the newest addition to its journal portfolio. ERC is an inclusive open access journal for the rapid publication of high-quality research in all areas of environmental science. Holly Young, ERC’s Publisher at IOP Publishing, said: “We are very excited about the launch of Environmental Research Communications....

30 Aug 2018

IOP Publishing awards top cited Indian authors

Top cited authors from India are being recognised by a new IOP Publishing award. The award is for corresponding authors from India, for work published across the whole IOP Publishing journal portfolio in the past three years (2015-2017). The winners are authors of the top one per cent of the most-cited papers in each subject...

29 Aug 2018

New journal Multifunctional Materials publishes its inaugural issue

Multifunctional Materials, a journal serving an emerging field at the convergence of materials science, physics, chemistry, bioscience, and engineering, publishes its first issue this week. The design and manufacture of materials capable of multiple functions – so called “multifunctional” materials – has emerged as a rapidly growing area in materials science. It is characterised by...

05 Jul 2018

IOP ebooks now available in print

Staff and students at institutions that have purchased IOP Publishing ebooks can now buy print copies of books, direct from iopscience.org. The myPrint service is available for any book an institution has bought electronically. The books come in paperback format, with a full-colour cover, black and white contents, and monochrome illustrations. Callum Mackay, ebooks Product...

28 Jun 2018

Journal Impact Factor growth for IOP Publishing journals

The 2017 Journal Impact Factors, published by Clarivate Analytics, show significant growth for journals published by IOP Publishing, with more than half of the portfolio seeing an increase on last year. Particularly notable performances for individual journals include (in alphabetical order): 2D Materials, cementing its position as the world’s leading specialist journal for 2D materials...

18 Jun 2018

Electronic Structure – a new journal from IOP Publishing

IOP Publishing has introduced Electronic Structure (EST) as the newest addition to its journal portfolio. EST is a multidisciplinary journal, covering all theoretical and experimental aspects of electronic structure research, including the development of new methods. It is dedicated to the entirety of electronic structure research and its community, spanning materials science, physics, chemistry and...

14 Jun 2018

IOP Publishing launches two Reviews journals

IOP Publishing has launched two new review journals, dedicated to biomedical engineering and energy research. To build on the success of Reports on Progress in Physics, and IOP Publishing’s established energy and biomedical engineering titles, the new journals focus on authoritative reviews and opinion pieces in the most significant areas of biomedical engineering and energy...

05 Jun 2018

IOP introduces Print on Demand for journals

Readers, researchers and authors can now order print versions of IOP Publishing journals whenever they require them. IOP Publishing’s journal titles will be available as Print on Demand (POD) copies, delivered through printing partner Hobbs. Starting on 5 June 2018,  37 titles will be available in print via this system, covering issues from 2008 onwards....

04 Jun 2018

Tracking tool allows authors to follow their article’s progress

Authors for IOP Publishing journals can now quickly and easily find out what is happening to their submission throughout the publication process, using the Track my article page on our Publishing Support site. In response to feedback from our authors, IOP Publishing has designed the system to be simple and easy to use. Authors can...

01 Jun 2018

Physics World science communication award 2018

To celebrate the 30th anniversary of Physics World, IOP Publishing and several Chinese partner organizations have established a new science-writing award focusing on the advances China is making in science, technology, engineering and medicine. The award aims to communicate research advances to a global scientific audience, and is open to early-career researchers from China working...

25 May 2018

Plasma Research Express – a new journal from IOP Publishing

IOP Publishing is introducing Plasma Research Express (PREX) as a new addition to its plasma physics portfolio. Led by Editor-in-Chief Professor Hae June Lee (Pusan National University, Republic of Korea), PREX is a broad, multidisciplinary journal publishing new experimental and theoretical research covering all areas of fundamental, engineering, and applied plasma science at low and...