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23 Sep 2022

IOP Publishing begins open access agreement with the US consortium VIVA

IOP Publishing has reached a transformative agreement with Virginia’s Academic Library Consortium (VIVA). The unlimited ‘Read and Publish’ agreement will enable VIVA affiliated authors to publish their articles Open Access (OA) in the majority of IOPP’s journal portfolio at no additional cost.  The agreement is in line with IOPP’s ambition to make universal access to...

15 Sep 2022

IOP Publishing partners with ChronosHub to simplify OA publishing  

IOP Publishing (IOPP) announces today a new collaboration with ChronosHub, a platform that streamlines the open access publishing workflow to unburden researchers. The initial phase of the collaboration includes a free-to-use IOPP branded Journal Finder, which enables authors to easily check if the IOPP journal they have chosen to publish their work in complies with...

15 Sep 2022

Refreezing poles feasible and cheap, new study finds

The poles are warming several times faster than the global average, causing record smashing heatwaves that were reported earlier this year in both the Arctic and Antarctic. Melting ice and collapsing glaciers at high latitudes would accelerate sea level rise around the planet. Fortunately, refreezing the poles by reducing incoming sunlight would be both feasible...

14 Sep 2022

Most Precise Test of General Relativity’s Weak Equivalence Principle published

In new studies published in Physical Review Letters and a special issue of IOP Publishing’s Classical and Quantum Gravity journal on September 14, a team of researchers present the most precise test yet of the Weak Equivalence Principle, a key component of the theory of general relativity. The report describes the final results from the...

06 Sep 2022

IOP Publishing celebrates most influential Chinese and Indian papers with its ‘Top-cited paper awards’ 

For the fifth consecutive year, IOP Publishing (IOPP) is celebrating the significance of Chinese and Indian research with its ‘top-cited paper awards’. The awards recognise the strong research presence Chinese and Indian researchers have across the global scientific community and their valuable contribution to Physics. The awards are presented to corresponding authors from China and...

30 Aug 2022

IOP Publishing’s open access Environmental Research journal series expands with the opening of the first issue of Environmental Research: Ecology  

IOP Publishing (IOPP) has published the first articles in the open access journal, Environmental Research: Ecology featuring research from a number of world-renowned ecologists. The journal represents one of three new interdisciplinary titles opening in 2022 that will extend IOPP’s Environmental Research series to six open access journals. The full suite of environmental journals provide...

30 Aug 2022

Exposure to past temperature variability may help forests cope with climate change

Understanding how forests are responding to climate change is critical to planning effective forest management and climate policy. A new study out today in the first issue of Environmental Research: Ecology, published by IOP Publishing, assessed effects of past and current climate variability on global forest productivity. The work highlights sensitive regions where forests may...

25 Aug 2022

IOP Publishing extends unlimited open access offering in the US

In support of the transition toward open access (OA), IOP Publishing (IOPP) has agreed five more unlimited OA publishing agreements with research institutions in the United States (US). The read and publish agreements will enable the University of Florida, North Carolina State University, Rowan University, Mount Holyoke College and Olin College of Engineering to publish...

16 Aug 2022

Letting go of the way we worked pre-pandemic

As offices have started to open up, Antonia Seymour talks about how not being bound by location means we need to re-think how we work. Hybrid working has been hailed as the future of work with lots of organisations moving towards a part-home, part-office mix in the hope that it will give their workforce the...

10 Aug 2022

The cost of climate change on economic growth 

New study Examines Impact of Rising Global Temperatures on GDP.   From crop damage to cooling failures at cloud-based data centers, climate change affects a wide variety of economic sectors. It’s unclear whether a country’s economy can bounce back each year from these impacts or if global temperature increases cause permanent and cumulative impacts on the...