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19 Oct 2020

IOP Publishing’s virtual International Quantum 2020 conference starts today

Event to be livestreamed over four days IOP Publishing and the Institute of Physics (IOP) have kicked off Quantum 2020 virtual conference today. Over 3000 researchers from industry, academia and government from across the globe will be joining the inaugural event to discuss some of the most cutting-edge directions in quantum science and technology. The...

06 Oct 2020

Congratulations to the 2020 Nobel Laureates in Physics

The wait is over! The winners of this year’s Nobel Prize in Physics have been announced. Congratulations go to the three Laureates sharing this year’s prize for their work on black hole discoveries – Roger Penrose, Reinhard Genzel and Andrea Ghez. Dr. Penrose was awarded half the prize for “the discovery that black hole formation...

06 Oct 2020

IOP Publishing appoints new sales and marketing director

Julian Wilson to lead global sales and marketing teams IOP Publishing (IOPP) has appointed Julian Wilson as the company’s new sales and marketing director. He will be responsible for the development and execution of the global sales and library marketing strategy which will include building relationships with library customers, academic consortia and corporations. Julian joins...

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...