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Year: 2021

09 Apr 2021

Winner of the 2020 Nanotechnology Young Researcher Award

We are delighted to announce the winners of the 2020 Nanotechnology Young Researcher Award which recognises early career brilliance and is open to PhD students and researchers within the first five years of completing their PhD. Over 80 excellent nominations were received which were considered by considered by the Editorial Board of Nanotechnology with an overall...

24 Mar 2021

1º of global warming causes a ~50% increase in population displacement risk

A new study shows that if the population were fixed at current levels, the risk of population displacement due to river floods would rise by ~50% for each degree of global warming. However, if population increases are taken into account, the relative global flood displacement risk is significantly higher. The research, by an international team...

17 Mar 2021

Flat brain organoids grown on 3D-printed scaffolds show intrinsic gyrification

Gyrification has been observed for the first time in brain organoids grown in vitro using 3D-printed scaffolds. The research, by an international team from the Autonomous University of Madrid and the Technical University of Denmark, used 3D printing to create scaffolds for engineered flat brain organoids. The scaffolds allowed the brain organoid size to be...

10 Mar 2021

IOP Publishing’s new state-of-the-art elearning hub to boost peer review knowledge and competency for a future generation of reviewers

Always-on, comprehensive suite of online courses expands access to Peer review excellence: IOP training and certification Researchers around the world can now build their peer review competency online through IOP Publishing’s (IOPP) new state-of-the-art peer review elearning hub. The hub extends access to ‘Peer review excellence: IOP training and certification’, the world’s first peer review...

04 Mar 2021

IOP Publishing releases 2020 highlights report

 IOP Publishing has released its 2020 highlights report, setting out how it continued to deliver recognition, impact and value to the global scientific community. its response to the challenges and opportunities faced throughout the year and progress on key initaitives. Click here to read the full report.   

24 Feb 2021

Landmark agreement between IOP Publishing and Bibsam to extend access to research through all-inclusive approach

 Swedish institutions will benefit from a comprehensive OA transformative agreement that will accelerate open access publishing and extend access to high quality research IOP Publishing (IOPP) has struck a new open access (OA) transformative agreement with Swedish consortium, Bibsam. Under the terms of this new three-year read and publish agreement, Bibsam’s member institutions will benefit from: Unlimited OA publishing with no article publication charges for authors in all IOPP hybrid, fully gold and eligible partner journals Publishing under...

16 Feb 2021

Groundwater recharge rates mapped for Africa

Effective governance and investment decisions need to be informed by reliable data, not only about where groundwater exists, but also the rate at which groundwater is replenished. For the first time using ground measurements, a recent study has quantified groundwater recharge rates across the whole of Africa – averaged over a fifty-year period – which...

01 Feb 2021

IOP Publishing announces its first transformative agreement in Finland

Three year read and publish agreement signed with VTT IOP Publishing (IOPP) has signed its first open access (OA) transformative agreement in Finland. The three year ‘read and publish’ agreement with the VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland (VTT) enables the institution’s authors to publish open access in 58 hybrid IOPP and partner journals at...

20 Jan 2021

Miriam Maus appointed as IOP Publishing’s new publishing director

IOP Publishing (IOPP) has appointed Miriam Maus as its new publishing director. She will be responsible for defining and delivering the organisation’s publishing strategy and leading a global team of editorial, production and author marketing colleagues. Miriam takes over from Antonia Seymour, who will become managing director of the organisation in March when Steven Hall...

19 Jan 2021

IOP Publishing partners with Morressier to introduce a new standard in conference workflows

IOP Publishing (IOPP), the publishing arm of the Institute of Physics, has partnered with Morressier, provider of virtual conference and content solutions for professional and academic organisations, to enhance the publishing workflow for conference research. The new offering will provide an enhanced user-experience via a streamlined and user-friendly review and submission process, as well as...