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17 Aug 2017

Meet Journal of Physics G’s Reviewer of the Year 2016: Dr Christian Beck

The Journal of Physics G: Nuclear and Particle Physics is one of the highest-ranking nuclear physics journals, and includes both experimental and theoretical articles. Considering its high impact factor, Dr Christian Beck, from the Universite de Strasbourg, France, demands that the papers he reviews are rigorous and original; authors must be meticulous in the presentation of...

03 Aug 2017

Meet Journal of Physics B’s Reviewer of the Year 2016: Professor Aurelien Dantan

There are two primary reasons why Professor Aurelien Dantan, from Aarhus University, Denmark, referees for the Journal of Physics B: Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics. Firstly, he regards the peer review process as an important service to the scientific community; secondly, he reviews out of curiosity. As a reviewer, he finds it inspiring to be...

20 Jul 2017

Meet the Journal of Optics’ Reviewer of the Year 2016: Professor Tie Jun Cui

Dedicated to metamaterials and plasmonics research, Professor Tie Jun Cui, from Southeast University, People’s Republic of China, enjoys reviewing manuscripts for the Journal of Optics, a high-standard and high-impact international journal that covers all areas of pure and applied optics. A recent example of a paper that resonated with him was an article entitled “Optical quantum...

29 Jun 2017

Meet Biofabrication’s Reviewer of the Year: Dr Daniela Duarte Campos

Dr Daniela Duarte Campos, RWTH Aachen University Hospital, Germany Having formerly published work in Biofabrication as part of her PhD, Dr Daniela Duarte Campos felt motivated to act as a reviewer for the journal. She not only deems it important to provide expertise in the field of the proposed manuscripts, but also to reciprocate a...

17 Mar 2017

IOP Publishing recognises star reviewers

As part of our commitment to recognise and reward peer review, IOP Publishing is delighted to announce our Reviewer Awards winners for 2016. The best reviewers from each journal have been carefully selected by our Editors based on the quality, quantity and timeliness of their reviews. Each journal has chosen one person to receive the...

12 Dec 2016

Discovery of Einstein’s gravitational-waves wins Physics World Breakthrough Award 2016

The LIGO Scientific Collaboration, involving researchers from MIT, Caltech and more than 80 other institutions worldwide, has won the Physics World 2016 Breakthrough of the Year, for its revolutionary, world-first direct observations of gravitational waves. Gravitational waves are ripples in the fabric of space–time. The LIGO observations mark the end of a decades-long hunt for...

14 Jun 2016

AAS Nova Wins Online Media Award

AAS Nova, a 10-month-old website featuring research highlights from the Astronomical Journal (AJ) and the Astrophysical Journal (ApJ) family, won “Best Health / Education News Site” at the Drum Online Media Awards.

10 Feb 2016

ABSW IOP Student Science Publication Award now open

The IOP Student Science Publication Award, one of the ABSW Science Writers’ Awards, is now open for entry. Launched in 2014, the award which is supported by IOP Publishing and the Institute of Physics, recognises the contribution that student publishers make to science communication. It is open to student journalists who produce a regular science...

26 Oct 2015

Physics World wins Eddie Award

Physics World® magazine has won best "App/Digital Edition" and has also picked up an honourable mention for best "Design Cover" at the Eddie and Ozzie Awards.