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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...

29 Jun 2017

Meet Biofabrication’s Reviewer of the Year: Dr Daniela Duarte Campos

Dr Daniela Duarte Campos, RWTH Aachen University Hospital, Germany Having formerly published work in Biofabrication as part of her PhD, Dr Daniela Duarte Campos felt motivated to act as a reviewer for the journal. She not only deems it important to provide expertise in the field of the proposed manuscripts, but also to reciprocate a...

17 Mar 2017

IOP Publishing recognises star reviewers

As part of our commitment to recognise and reward peer review, IOP Publishing is delighted to announce our Reviewer Awards winners for 2016. The best reviewers from each journal have been carefully selected by our Editors based on the quality, quantity and timeliness of their reviews. Each journal has chosen one person to receive the...

12 Dec 2016

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. Gravitational waves are ripples in the fabric of space–time. The LIGO observations mark the end of a decades-long hunt for...

26 May 2016

Physics in Medicine & Biology Citations Prize

Physics in Medicine & Biology awards the Rotblat Medal to the authors of the research paper that has received the most citations in the preceding five years (according to the Institute for Scientific Information (ISI)). The Rotblat Medal is named in honour of Prof. Sir Joseph Rotblat who was the second — and longest serving...

09 Jan 2016

Smart Materials and Structures Best Paper Prize at the CANSMART Conference

This award is presented at the Canadian Smart Materials and Structures Group (CANSMART) Conference. Previous winners 2015: D Ginsberg and C P Fritzen for their paper ‘Sparse Solution Strategy for Simultaneous Localization and Magnitude Estimation of Impact Loads’. 2013: Kyle Mulligan, Nicolas Quaegebeur and Patrice Masson for their paper ‘A Novel Signal Compensation Algorithm for...

09 Jan 2016

Nuclear Fusion Award

Each year, the Nuclear Fusion Editorial Board shortlist ten papers for the Nuclear Fusion Award. Winners 2015 R.J. Goldston for ‘Heuristic drift-based model of the power scrape-off width in low-gas-puff H-mode tokamaks’ Read the shortlisted papers for the 2015 prize. 2014 Phil Snyder for ‘A first-principles predictive model of the pedestal height and width: development,...

09 Jan 2016

Fluid Dynamics Research Prize

Each year the Editorial Board of Fluid Dynamics Research (FDR) selects an outstanding article published in the previous year to be awarded the FDR Prize. Winners 2015 Stefan Zammert (Philipps-Universtät Marburg, Germany) and Bruno Eckhardt (Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands) for the article ‘Periodically bursting edge states in plane Poiseuille flow’ 2014 S Koch,...

09 Jan 2016

Journal of Physics A: Mathematical and Theoretical Best Paper Prize

Journal of Physics A: Mathematical and Theoretical awards up to three Best Paper Prizes every year to celebrate well written papers that make significant contributions to their fields. Winners 2016 David Gómez-Ullate et al for their paper ‘High-precision percolation thresholds and Potts-model critical manifolds from graph polynomials’ Jesper Lykke Jacobsen for his paper ‘High-precision percolation...

09 Jan 2016

New Journal of Physics Early Career Award

New Journal of Physics (NJP) has always been a journal that embraces innovation. And the potential we see in new researchers is something we think should be celebrated. So in 2015 we created the NJP Early Career Award. Winners 2015 Winner: Dr Angela Demetriadou (Imperial College London, UK) was recognised as being an extremely talented...

09 Jan 2016

Plasma Physics and Controlled Fusion Student Poster Prize

Winners 2014: The poster prize was awarded to Livia Casali (IPP Garching), Himak Anand (Ecole Polytecnice Federal de Lausanne ), Alexandra Vallet (Centre Laser Intenses et Applications (CELIA) laboratory, University of Bordeaux-I ) and Brendan Kettle (Queens University Belfast). 2013: Four awards were made for the best posters presented at the 40th European Physical Society...

09 Jan 2016

IOP Publishing’s PAM Travel Stipend

IOP Publishing is committed to supporting the library community. Since 2009, IOP Publishing has provided funding for new PAM librarians with four $1,000 stipends to help defray the costs of traveling to the Special Libraries Association (SLA) Annual Conference for the first time. In 2013, the travel stipends were renamed the “Louise Leckner Memorial Travel...