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Congratulations to the 2015 ABSW IOP Student Science Publication Award winners

IOP Publishing and the Institute of Physics congratulate the winners of the IOP Student Science Publication Award, announced at last night's Association of British Science Writers' (ABSW) Awards Ceremony.

26 Jun 2015London, UK
Left to right: Jeff Bond, Sharice Collins, Kathleen Lehman

Sharice Collins awarded 2015 PAM Achievement Award

The PAM Division of the Special Libraries Association (SLA) has chosen Sharice Collins, IOP Publishing's Vice President of Marketing, as the recipient of their annual Achievement Award.

24 Jun 2015Boston, MA, USA

Impact Factor news

The 2014 Impact Factors, published by Thomson Reuters, once again show significant growth for journals published by IOP Publishing

19 Jun 2015Bristol, UK

IOP Publishing in the news

Many of IOP's products, people and developments regularly appear in the media. A selection of this coverage is listed below. IOP Publishing is not responsible for the content of external internet sites.

Smart material chin strap harvests energy from chewing

Covered by BBC News, Daily Mail and Vice Magazine

17 Sept 2014Smart Materials and Structures

Used-cigarette butts offer energy storage solution

Covered by the Popular Science, Guardian and Daily Mail

05 Aug 2014Nanotechnology

Researchers target smartphone cameras with "smart glass" micro iris

Covered by BBC and Gizmag

19 Jun 2014Journal of Optics

Scientists find best way to rid a garden of snails

Covered by The Telegraph, LA Times and The Independent

16 May 2014Physica Scripta

High speed solar winds increase lightning strikes on Earth

Covered by Nature News, Guardian and New Scientist

15 May 2014Environmental Research Letters

Research news

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Cockroach-inspired robot uses body streamlining to negotiate obstacles

Researchers at University of California, Berkeley have taken inspiration from the cockroach to create a robot that can use its body shape to manoeuvre through a densely cluttered environment.

23 Jun 2015Bristol, UK
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Climate change won't reduce winter deaths

In a study that contradicts the received wisdom on health impacts of climate change, scientists say that we shouldn't expect substantial reduction in winter deaths as a result of global warming.

19 Jun 2015Bristol, UK

Improving the delivery of chemotherapy with graphene

A new study has proposed using graphene as an alternative coating for catheters to improve the delivery of chemotherapy drugs.

02 Jun 2015Bristol, UK

3D printing technique explored to help treat type 1 diabetes

Researchers from the Netherlands have explored how 3D printing can be used to help treat type 1 diabetes in results presented today.

28 May 2015Bristol, UK
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Reported successes and failures aid hot pursuit of superconductivity

New review published in Science and Technology of Advanced Materials provides invaluable data for researchers in superconductivity.

15 May 2015Tsukuba, Japan
Octopus robot

Octopus arm inspires future surgical tool

A robotic arm that can bend, stretch and squeeze through cluttered environments has been created by a group of researchers from Italy.

14 May 2015Bristol, UK
eardrum replacement

Researchers sound out scaffolds for eardrum replacement

An international team of researchers has created tiny, complex scaffolds that mimic the intricate network of collagen fibres that form the human eardrum.

07 May 2015Bristol, UK