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20 Nov 2019

Work in Publishing Week at IOP Publishing

This week is Work In Publishing Week, a national campaign run by the Publishers’ Association to inspire young people aged 14-24 to pursue a career in publishing. As part of this, some of our staff have shared the reasons they work in publishing, and why they enjoy it. Here’s what they had to say: “I...

12 Nov 2019

Superconducting wind turbine chalks up first test success

A superconducting rotor has been successfully tested on an active wind turbine for the first time. The EcoSwing consortium designed, developed, manufactured a full-size superconducting generator for a 3.6 megawatt wind turbine, and field-tested it in Thyborøn, Denmark. They report their results in the IOP Publishing journal Superconductor Science and Technology. Corresponding author Anne Bergen,...

08 Nov 2019

Aviation emissions’ impacts on air quality larger than on climate, study finds

New research from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) has quantified the climate and air quality impacts of aviation, broken down by emission type, altitude and location. The MIT team found that growth in aviation causes twice as much damage to air quality as to the climate. Writing today in IOP Publishing’s Environmental Research Letters,...

21 Oct 2019

Open Access Week 2019

In support of Open Access Week 2019, we are discussing how we are engaging with open science and addressing the themes of access, transparency and inclusivity. You can find out more on our dedicated Open Access Week page here.

09 Oct 2019

Congratulations to the 2019 Nobel Laureates in Physics

The wait to discover the winners of this year’s Nobel Prize in Physics is over. IOP Publishing congratulates James Peebles, Michel Mayor, and Didier Queloz on becoming the latest Nobel Prize laureates. The Nobel committee recognised the three researchers “for contributions to our understanding of the evolution of the universe and Earth’s place in the...

01 Oct 2019

Materials Research Express changes to a fully gold Open Access journal

In response to increasing community demand for more accessible and open science, and following our previous announcement, IOP Publishing’s Materials Research Express (MRX) has now changed to a fully gold Open Access (OA) journal funded by article publication charges (APCs), with immediate effect for all new article submissions. For an initial transition period, there will...

27 Sep 2019

Million-mile battery unveiled by ground-breaking research

Elon Musk promised—and Jeff Dahn delivered. With the publishing of a ground-breaking paper in the Journal of The Electrochemical Society (JES), Dahn announced to the world that Tesla may soon have a battery that makes their robot taxis and long-haul electric trucks viable. Dahn and his research group are Tesla’s battery research partner. Dahn said:...

23 Sep 2019

Jisc Router agreement with IOP Publishing

A new agreement between IOP Publishing (IOPP) and Jisc will enable the provision of journal articles published on a gold open access basis directly to institutional repositories in the UK. Using a service called the Jisc Publications Router, IOPP will pass published articles, in their final published versions, directly to the correct institutional repositories of their...

18 Sep 2019

Peer Review Week 2019

In celebration of Peer Review Week 2019’s theme of quality in peer review, we’re looking at 15 ways in which we are working to improve quality, as well as supporting our authors and reviewers. You can find out more on our dedicated Peer Review Week Page here.

13 Sep 2019

Study offers verdict for China’s efforts on coal emissions

Researchers from China, France and the USA have evaluated China’s success in stemming emissions from its coal-fired power plants (CPPs). CPPs are one of the main contributors to air pollution in China, and their proliferation over the last 20 years has had significant impacts on air quality and public health. These impacts led authorities to...

01 Aug 2019

IOP Publishing award for top cited Indian authors

Top cited authors from India are being recognised for the significance of their work with an IOP Publishing award. The award is for corresponding authors from India, for work published across the whole IOP Publishing journal portfolio in the past three years (2016-2018). The winners are authors of the top one per cent of the...