wins ‘Best specialist site for journalism’ at the Online Media Awards

27 Jun 2011 iopp"> iopp has won ‘Best specialist site for journalism’ at the 2011 Online Media Awards, announced at the inaugural ceremony in London, UK.

The Online Media Awards recognises the very best in online journalism and attracts entries from the world’s leading websites. The winners are decided by an international panel of experienced journalists.

Chairman of the judging panel, Noel Young, Owner, Report Boston, said, “All the editorial staff are trained physicists and are passionate about their subject and this certainly shows. One of a number of impressive achievements is a pool of regular freelance writers in China to cover the country’s emergence as a scientific superpower”.

“The editorial team are the real deal so we are delighted to see them recognised in this way,” said Jo Allen, Head of Marketing and B2B at IOP Publishing, the owner of

She added: “Physics is a truly global subject and our goal is to be the ‘world service’ for that international endeavour. aims to clarify and explain this technically demanding field, making physics news and analysis accessible to an international audience.”

Providing breaking news, in-depth analysis and exclusive multimedia content, enables its users to engage with others in the international physics community. The website has strong links with Physics World, the membership magazine of the Institute of Physics.