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10 Dec 2019

IOP SciNotes – an innovative new open access journal for short research publications from IOP Publishing

IOP Publishing is introducing IOP SciNotes, a new peer-reviewed, open access journal that will enable researchers across the physical and environmental sciences to publish shorter research results and other related outputs, which may not be suited to the traditional full-length journal article format. With IOP SciNotes, IOP Publishing will increase its support for open, transparent...

09 Dec 2019

Jisc and IOP Publishing secure new transitional open access agreement for UK universities

Agreement allows open access publishing in 44 IOPP journals Removes article publication charges for authors   Researchers at up to 58 UK universities will soon benefit from a new open access (OA) ‘read and publish’ agreement between Jisc and IOP Publishing (IOPP), a pioneer in open access physics publishing. The four-year agreement begins on January...

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...

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.

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...

19 Jul 2019

Top cited Chinese authors receive IOP Publishing award

Top cited authors from China are being recognised for the significance of their work with an IOP Publishing award. The award is presented to corresponding authors from China, for work published in both IOP Publishing and its partners’ journals from 2016 to 2018. The winners are authors of the top one per cent of the...

18 Jul 2019

New energy and biomedical journals publish their first papers

The first content has been published in two IOP Publishing’s journals portfolio – Progress in Energy (PRGE) and Progress in Biomedical Engineering (PRGB). The two journals were launched to cater for the needs of specific research communities, providing a platform for knowledge sharing and offering researchers the opportunity to collaborate and shape the future direction...

16 Jul 2019

Bringing transparent peer review to the physical sciences and beyond

Publons and ScholarOne, both part of the Web of Science Group (a Clarivate Analytics company), have entered into a new partnership with IOP Publishing to introduce the industry’s first cross-publisher, scalable transparent peer review workflows across some of their leading journals in the physical sciences and beyond. Transparent peer review shows the complete peer review...

04 Jul 2019

Winners of IPEM’s international journal prizes for 2019 announced

The Institute of Physics and Engineering in Medicine has announced the winners of awards for the best papers in two of its international journals. A paper to better understand the longitudinal characteristics of Parkinson’s disease won the Martin Black Prize for 2019, which is awarded for the best paper published in Physiological Measurement. Meanwhile, a...