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13 Jul 2017

Meet the European Journal of Physics Reviewer of 2016: Professor Carl Mungan

Despite winning the Reviewer of the Year Award, Professor Carl Mungan, of the US Naval Academy, USA, considers himself to be an ordinary faculty member doing his job. He reviews for EJP as a service to the greater community of physics educators and to improve the final articles published by the journal. Professor Mungan stands...

07 Jul 2017

Meet Biomedical Physics & Engineering Express’ Reviewer of 2016: Dr Samuel Pichardo

Sitting on the frontiers of biology, physics and engineering, BPEX provides a home for scientifically sound, but conceptually marginal, studies. Interdisciplinary research is fast becoming the norm and, according to Dr Samuel Pichardo, from the Sunnybrook Research Institute in Canada, BPEX is gaining ground as an attractive journal for cross-disciplinary approaches. Helping to promote interdisciplinarity is...

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...

19 Jun 2017

Journal Impact Factor growth for IOP Publishing journals

Journals published by IOP publishing have made significant gains in the 2016 Journal Impact Factors, published by Clarivate Analytics. The standout performances for individual journals include (in alphabetical order): Applied Physics Express, published on behalf of the Japan Society of Applied Physics, with an increase to 2.667 Biofabrication increased to 5.240, consolidating its place as...

01 Jun 2017

IOP Publishing launches Remarq pilot on a number of journals

RedLink is pleased to announce a pilot of Remarq™ on several IOP Publishing journals, including the Journal of Optics, the New Journal of Physics, Nanotechnology, and Biofabrication. Remarq is a new tool for the publishing community offering annotation, commenting, article sharing, and collaboration, all on the publisher’s site and utilizing the version of record. Remarq...

11 May 2017

Views on 50 years of IOP’s Journal of Physics series

The Journal of Physics (JPhys) series encompasses five core physics journals, a conference series and a new open access journal covering all of physics. In celebration of this anniversary, IOP Publishing has commissioned a selection of viewpoints looking back over the 50 years of the JPhys series to highlight a selection of important papers published...

23 Mar 2017

IOP Publishing launches Journal of Physics Communications

IOP Publishing is pleased to announce the launch of Journal of Physics Communications, a new multidisciplinary open access journal, offering researchers an accelerated and innovative way to publish their work. The journal welcomes the submission of papers from all areas of research relating to physics. It has a particular interest in interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary studies...

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...

13 Feb 2017

IOP and CAUL agree new and innovative consortium model

IOP Publishing and the Council of Australian University Librarians (CAUL) have announced a new agreement, covering 31 universities in Australia and New Zealand. Whereas the previous agreement was based on historical spend on print version of journals, the new model is based on an institution’s science-category full time equivalent students, and weighted against levels of...

10 Feb 2017

The Biophysical Society and IOP Publishing form new partnership to create ebooks program for the biophysics community

The Biophysical Society and IOP Publishing have forged a new publishing partnership to support the development and dissemination of knowledge in biophysics, through the creation of a comprehensive collection of ebooks. The collaboration will bring the world-leading expertise and domain knowledge of the Biophysical Society into the rapidly developing IOP ebooks program, in order to...

09 Feb 2017

Insights and opinions on the hottest topics in physics

Presenting Physics World Discovery IOP Publishing is excited to announce the launch of a new resource for the physics community. Physics World Discovery will publish accessible, long-form features that replicate the style and editorial approach of our award-winning flagship magazine Physics World. Written with clarity and flair by leading voices from across the scientific community,...

16 Jan 2017

IOP Publishing launches double-blind peer-review trial

IOP Publishing has announced it will start offering authors the choice of single or double-blind peer review on two of its materials and biophysics/engineering journals. As part of a commitment to engage closely with research communities and meet researchers’ future needs, IOP Publishing is experimenting with different peer review models. It will start offering the...