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02 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...

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...

22 Apr 2020

Reviewer of the Year Awards 2019

IOP Publishing has named the winners of its Reviewer Awards for 2019.    The awards are part of IOP Publishing’s commitment to recognise and reward peer review. IOPP’s Editors carefully selected the best reviewers from each journal, based on the quality, quantity and timeliness of their reviews.    Most journals chose one person to receive...

16 Apr 2020

IOP Publishing signs open access publishing agreement with CERN

Researchers from CERN, the European Organization for Nuclear Research, can now publish open access with IOP Publishing at no cost, after the two organisations struck a new ‘publish and read’ agreement. The agreement enables authors from CERN to publish open access in 42 of IOPP’s journals, with no barriers and no article publication charges (APCs) for qualified...

27 Mar 2020

Publons Article badges go live on IOPScience

In collaboration with Publons, IOP Publishing has introduced Article Badges to show when an article includes open peer review reports. The badges allow readers to see a summary of the article’s peer review history, including the number of revisions, editor decision letters and authors’ responses. Clicking the badge brings up the article’s complete peer review...

23 Mar 2020

Coronavirus articles – free to access content from IOP Publishing

IOP Publishing acknowledges the devastating impact Coronavirus (COVID-19) is having around the world and we will do whatever we can to assist researchers, medical professionals, policy makers and others who are working to address this public health emergency. As part of our response, all relevant published and forthcoming articles in our journals (listed below) will...

13 Mar 2020

China increases remote access to scientific information for students in response to Coronavirus lock down

OpenAthens authentication services offer a technical solution for Chinese students and research who need remote access to IOP Publishing’s journal platform, IOPscience. Since the start of the Coronavirus (Covid-19) outbreak, Chinese schools, universities and research organisations have been in lock down. Many of China’s learners and researchers have needed to stay at home, losing access...