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23 Jun 2020

Coronavirus (COVID-19) FAQs

IOP Publishing acknowledges the devastating impact Coronavirus (COVID-19) is having around the world.  Ensuring a safe environment for our employees and customers is our key focus, while minimising disruptions to allow our services to continue. This outlines the measures we have taken – these will be adjusted as necessary as we regularly assess developments. What...

22 Jun 2020

IOP Publishing launches social media powered poster conference #IOPPposter

Twenty-four hour Twitter Poster Conference enables the global scientific community to connect virtually IOP Publishing (IOPP) will host their first Twitter poster conference on 15-16 July 2020. #IOPPposter is a free event that will enable researchers to present their posters in a virtual capacity to peers and other members of the scientific community.   Coinciding with...

18 Jun 2020

IOP Publishing joins forces with other publishers to make research publishing more inclusive and diverse

Publishers responsible for tens of thousands of peer-reviewed journals and books have signed an agreement to take a proactive stance against bias, as they commit to working together to better reflect the diversity of their communities and to remove barriers for under-represented groups.  The joint statement will impact scholarly publishing on a global scale, having been initiated by the Royal Society of Chemistry and signed by the American Chemical...

11 Jun 2020

Aerosol-printed graphene unveiled as low cost, faster food toxin sensor

Researchers in the USA have developed a graphene-based electrochemical sensor capable of detecting histamines (allergens) and toxins in food much faster than standard laboratory tests. The team used aerosol-jet printing to create the sensor.  The ability to change the pattern geometry on demand through software control allowed rapid prototyping and efficient optimization of the sensor...

08 Jun 2020

IOP Publishing and Hungarian consortium sign open access publishing agreement

Researchers at five Hungarian institutions can now publish their research open access in 57 IOP Publishing (IOPP) journals, thanks to a new publish and read agreement with the Hungarian Electronic Information Service National (EISZ) Consortium. The agreement means corresponding authors affiliated with EISZ consortium member institutions can publish in IOPP journals with no barriers and...

01 Jun 2020

First papers publish in J Phys Complexity – IOP Publishing’s new open access journal for complex systems

IOP Publishing is pleased to announce the publication of the first issue of JPhys Complexity, an interdisciplinary journal focusing on the science of complex systems and networks. JPhys Complexity is an open access journal that showcases the highest quality research in terms of significance, originality and scientific rigour.  Stretching across all strands and sub-disciplines within...

29 May 2020

Physics World – indispensable, trusted daily news throughout the pandemic

A word from Matin Durrani, Editor-in-chief, Physics World  In times of crisis, few could argue against the value of news organisations that provide timely, accurate and reliable information.  As COVID-19 spread rapidly around the world, Physics World has been an indispensable, trusted source of daily news for the physical-science community. Indeed, since the start of...

13 May 2020

IOP Publishing brings the international quantum science community together virtually

High profile Quantum 2020 conference to be livestreamed over four days IOP Publishing and the Institute of Physics, in partnership with the University of Science and Technology of China (USTC), will host their first virtual Quantum conference in October 2020.  Bringing together early career and established researchers from industry, academia and government worldwide, Quantum 2020...

07 May 2020

IOP Publishing launches co-review policy

Trial on three journals enables mentoring and recognition for new reviewers while expanding the reviewer pool   IOP Publishing (IOPP) has introduced a formal co-review policy, to help early-career researchers gain experience in peer review while ensuring they get credit for the work they contribute. A co-reviewer is a researcher – often early in their...

27 Apr 2020

IOP Publishing becomes first publisher to integrate its article submission system with Editage’s online submission system

IOP Publishing (IOPP) has announced a full integration of its article submission system ScholarOne with the Editage Online System, allowing authors using Editage services to submit directly to IOPP. Marc Gillett, head of publishing operations at IOPP, said, “We know that authors find entering manuscript information into multiple systems frustrating, and that they can spend...