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24 Aug 2020

Steven Hall, managing director of IOP Publishing, to retire in 2021

Antonia Seymour, publishing director, named as successor Steven Hall has informed the IOP council of his intention to retire from his role as managing director of IOP Publishing (IOPP) in March 2021. He will be succeeded by IOPP’s publishing director, Antonia Seymour. Steven has been managing director since 2010. Under his leadership, IOPP has significantly...

13 Aug 2020

IOP Publishing joins Research4Life to boost access to scientific research in low-income countries

IOP Publishing has joined Research4Life, a multi-organisation partnership aiming to reduce the knowledge gap between high-income and low- and middle-income countries by making scholarly, professional and research information more accessible. It means that IOPP’s journals – which span more than 40 subject areas reaching beyond physics and into materials science, biosciences, environmental sciences, mathematics, engineering...

03 Aug 2020

Quantum 2020 registration officially opens

Registration has officially opened for Quantum 2020, a virtual conference hosted by IOP Publishing and the Institute of Physics (IOP). The conference is being organised in partnership with the University of Science and Technology of China (USTC) and the Chinese Physical Society (CPS), a long-standing partner of IOP Publishing. Thanks to generous sponsorship, attendance at...

30 Jul 2020

Announcing the winners of #IOPPposter

Twitter poster conference connected scientific researchers over twenty-four hours IOP Publishing has announced the seven winners of #IOPPposter, its first poster conference hosted on Twitter. The winners for each subject area were: Physics – Alexia Beale Materials – Kagiso Loeto Environment and energy – Sarah Asiri Chemistry – Philippe Schwaller Maths and computation – Sarah Guerin...

06 Jul 2020

Announcing the 2020 New Journal of Physics Early Career Award winner

The Deutsche Physikalische Gesellschaft (DPG) and Institute of Physics (IOP) have announced the winner of the New Journal of Physics’ Early Career Award. The award was established to recognise exceptional early-career researchers from across the world who have significantly contributed to the journal. The winner of the 2020 award is Dr Martí Perarnau Llobet, from...

22 Jun 2020

IOP Publishing launches social media powered poster conference #IOPPposter

Twenty-four hour Twitter Poster Conference enables the global scientific community to connect virtually IOP Publishing (IOPP) will host their first Twitter poster conference on 15-16 July 2020. #IOPPposter is a free event that will enable researchers to present their posters in a virtual capacity to peers and other members of the scientific community.   Coinciding with...

08 Jun 2020

IOP Publishing and Hungarian consortium sign open access publishing agreement

Researchers at five Hungarian institutions can now publish their research open access in 57 IOP Publishing (IOPP) journals, thanks to a new publish and read agreement with the Hungarian Electronic Information Service National (EISZ) Consortium. The agreement means corresponding authors affiliated with EISZ consortium member institutions can publish in IOPP journals with no barriers and...

01 Jun 2020

First papers publish in J Phys Complexity – IOP Publishing’s new open access journal for complex systems

IOP Publishing is pleased to announce the publication of the first issue of JPhys Complexity, an interdisciplinary journal focusing on the science of complex systems and networks. JPhys Complexity is an open access journal that showcases the highest quality research in terms of significance, originality and scientific rigour.  Stretching across all strands and sub-disciplines within...

13 May 2020

IOP Publishing brings the international quantum science community together virtually

High profile Quantum 2020 conference to be livestreamed over four days IOP Publishing and the Institute of Physics, in partnership with the University of Science and Technology of China (USTC), will host their first virtual Quantum conference in October 2020.  Bringing together early career and established researchers from industry, academia and government worldwide, Quantum 2020...

07 May 2020

IOP Publishing launches co-review policy

Trial on three journals enables mentoring and recognition for new reviewers while expanding the reviewer pool   IOP Publishing (IOPP) has introduced a formal co-review policy, to help early-career researchers gain experience in peer review while ensuring they get credit for the work they contribute. A co-reviewer is a researcher – often early in their...