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27 Feb 2018

IOP launches trio of interdisciplinary open access journals

IOP Publishing, home of the respected Journal of Physics series, has launched three new, high-impact open access journals. In recognition of the increasingly interdisciplinary nature of research, the scope of these new journals will focus on research covering three aspects of the physical world that will shape the future of our planet: energy, materials and...

19 Feb 2018

IOP Publishing to expand double-blind peer review after pilot success

IOP Publishing (IOP) has announced the expansion of its double-blind peer review programme, following a successful pilot on two of its journals. IOP is experimenting with different peer review models as part of its commitment to providing high-quality peer review and meeting the future needs of the research communities we serve. In double-blind peer review,...

25 Jan 2018

Stanford scientist wins inaugural Steven Vogel Young Researcher award

Dr David Lentink from Stanford University, USA, has been named winner of the inaugural Bioinspiration & Biomimetics Steven Vogel Young Investigator Award 2017. The award recognises early career excellence in the journal’s field, and is open to researchers in the 10 years after completing their PhD. Dr Lentink’s multidisciplinary laboratory at Stanford University studies biological...

09 Jan 2018

CSPO welcomes Robert Ivkov as Editor-in-Chief

Convergent Science Physical Oncology (CSPO) has named Professor Robert Ivkov, from Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Maryland, USA as its new Editor-in-Chief. As Associate Professor of Radiation Oncology and Molecular Radiation Sciences at Johns Hopkins, Professor Ivkov’s research encompasses physics, biology, chemistry, and engineering, making him ideally placed to lead a journal that highlights...