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17 Dec 2018

Functional composites journal launched in partnership with KSCM

IOP Publishing and the Korean Society for Composite Materials (KSCM) have partnered to launch a new journal – Functional Composites and Structures (FCS). Co-owned by KSCM and IOP Publishing, FCS will deal with materials with mechanical integrity, whose functional properties can be achieved, promoted, or synergistically improved by a combination of two or more components....

29 Nov 2018

Trio of new journals publish their first papers

The first content has been published in three new additions to IOP Publishing’s journal portfolio – Electronic Structure, JPhys Energy and Plasma Research Express. The three journals were launched to cater for the needs of specific research communities. The first issue of Electronic Structure contains articles from six countries using both experimental and computational techniques,...

16 Oct 2018

Dimensions Badges added to IOPscience

Researchers can now find extra detail on when, where and how their work with IOP Publishing (IOP) journals is being cited. A new agreement between Digital Science and IOP brings Digital Science’s Dimensions Badges to IOP’s journals platform, IOPscience. Available free to publishers whose content is entirely open access, or indexed as part of the...

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...