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10 Nov 2022

10,000 IOP Trusted Reviewers (and counting!)

In 2020, we introduced the IOP Trusted Reviewer status, a formal certification for reviewers of outstanding quality. Our goal is to create a future generation of outstanding peer reviewers with the confidence to provide careful and constructive feedback.   Today, an impressive 10,000 reviewers have achieved that status. Nkosi Muse, our 10,000th IOP Trusted Reviewer, tells us why...

10 Aug 2022

IOP Publishing honoured for its contribution to the literature of physics, astronomy, and mathematics

IOP Publishing (IOPP) has been honoured with the 2022 Physics-Astronomy-Math (PAM) Division Award. Granted by the Special Libraries Association, the award recognises individuals or organisations that provide a significant contribution to the literature of physics, astronomy, or mathematics, and acknowledges work that demonstrably improves the exchange of information in one or more of these areas....

03 Aug 2022

IOP Publishing announce Nuclear Fusion will become fully Open Access

IOP Publishing (IOPP) has announced that the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) journal Nuclear Fusion (NF) will become fully open access to reflect the increasing demand for more accessible and open science and funders’ mandates requiring authors to publish their work in open access (OA) journals.  From January 2023, all articles published in NF, the...

01 Aug 2022

New study finds global forest area per capita has decreased by over 60%

Over the past 60 years, the global forest area has declined by 81.7 million hectares, a loss that contributed to the more than 60% decline in global forest area per capita. This loss threatens the future of biodiversity and impacts the lives of 1.6 billion people worldwide, according to a new study published today by...

28 Jul 2022

82% of European physics researchers are unaware of Plan S

Findings are from a new global study ‘OA in physics: researcher perspectives’ commissioned by leading learned society physics publishers. A new global study from AIP Publishing, the American Physical Society (APS), IOP Publishing (IOPP) and Optica Publishing Group (formerly OSA) has found that 82% of physics researchers based in Europe are unaware of Plan S....

25 Jul 2022

IOP Publishing offers authors discounted OA publishing across all its journals

The new policy is part of society publisher’s commitment to increase global equity and inclusion in open access publishing  Researchers from countries with lower-middle income economies, as categorised by the World Bank, can now choose open access (OA) publishing in any of IOP Publishing’s (IOPP) journals for a flat charge of £500. The policy builds...

21 Jul 2022

Majority of early career researchers in physical science want to publish OA, but face financial barriers

  Findings are from a new global study ‘OA in physics: researcher perspectives’ commissioned by leading learned society physics publishers  A new global study from AIP Publishing, the American Physical Society (APS), IOP Publishing (IOPP) and Optica Publishing Group (formerly OSA) indicates that the majority of early career researchers (ECRs)* want to publish open access...

20 Jul 2022

Winner of the 2021 Outstanding Early Career Investigator in Nanoscience Award

The IOP Publishing Outstanding Early Career Investigator in Nanoscience Award, in collaboration with ChinaNano 2021, recognizes and rewards the exceptional achievements of early career researchers in nanoscience, relating specifically to energy or 2D materials and other low-dimensional systems. On behalf of the award committee, we are delighted to announce that the winner of the 2021...