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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...

04 Mar 2020

IOP Publishing launches 2019 Annual Report

IOP Publishing (IOPP) has released its 2019 Annual Report. It sets out how IOPP has contributed to ensuring trust in scientific research, and advancing scientific discovery through its widest dissemination. It also looks at how this work will continue into 2020. During 2019, IOPP worked to improve its services to researchers, reviewers, editors and publishing...

02 Mar 2020

New ‘organ-on-a-chip’ system holds promise for drug toxicity screening

Researchers in the US have developed a new multi-organ-on-a-chip to test how new drugs affect the human body’s vital organs. Developing new drugs can come at enormous financial cost, which can be wasted if the drug must be withdrawn due to unforeseen side effects. The research team believes their new system – containing representations of...

27 Feb 2020

IOP Publishing celebrates one millionth article (and counting)

IOP Publishing celebrates one millionth article (and counting) 27 Feb 2020 Simon Davies Millionth article is published in New Journal of Physics, the pioneering open access journal launched by the Institute of Physics and the Deutsche Physikalische Gesellschaft Milestone is reached as 150,000 archive articles from The Electrochemical Society are added to IOPscience   IOP...

26 Feb 2020

Introducing Materials for Quantum Technology – a new open access journal from IOP Publishing

IOP Publishing has launched Materials for Quantum Technology, a new fully open access journal devoted to the development and application of materials science for all quantum-enabled technologies and devices. Supported by a diverse Editorial Board of leading experts in the field, Materials for Quantum Technology is a highly selective, multidisciplinary journal that recognises the significant...

25 Feb 2020

IOP Publishing and the Austrian Academic Library Consortium renew three-year OA agreement

Researchers and students at 10 institutions in Austria will continue to benefit from unlimited open access publishing in IOP Publishing (IOPP) journals. This is thanks to the renewal of the agreement between IOPP, the Austrian Academic Library Consortium (Kooperation E-Medien Österreich, KEMÖ) and the Austrian Science Fund (FWF). The agreement enables Austrian researchers’ article publication...

07 Feb 2020

Mapping the future direction for bioprinting research

The way research in bioprinting will be taken forward has been laid out in a roadmap for the field. Published today in IOP Publishing’s Biofabrication, leading researchers define the status, challenges and opportunities in the field, and forecast the required advances in science & technology to overcome the challenges to a range of bioprinting techniques...

06 Feb 2020

IOP Publishing strengthens commitment to open science

The society publisher’s ‘open physics’ programme is about making science more accessible, transparent and inclusive IOP Publishing (IOPP), the society-owned publisher, has set out its commitments to supporting open science across the physical sciences with the launch of open physics. Open physics is rooted in IOPP’s belief that conducting science more openly can accelerate scientific...

05 Feb 2020

New resource boosts support for Chinese researchers

IOP Publishing (IOPP) has launched a new website dedicated to helping researchers in China navigate the world of scientific publishing. IOPChina will offer Chinese researchers information on their publishing options, and how IOPP can work with them in getting their latest research published. It also has a section for librarians, along with the latest news....

04 Feb 2020

New handheld bioprinter holds promise for treating serious burns

A team of researchers in Canada have successfully trialled a new handheld 3D skin printer, which treats severe burns by ‘printing’ new skins cells directly onto a wound. Although the new system is in the early stages of development, it may eventually provide a way to treat patients whose burn injuries are too extensive to...