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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...

22 Apr 2020

Reviewer of the Year Awards 2019

IOP Publishing has named the winners of its Reviewer Awards for 2019.    The awards are part of IOP Publishing’s commitment to recognise and reward peer review. IOPP’s Editors carefully selected the best reviewers from each journal, based on the quality, quantity and timeliness of their reviews.    Most journals chose one person to receive...

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...

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...

12 Dec 2019

Nano Express – a new open access journal from IOP Publishing

IOP Publishing is announcing Nano Express, a new open access addition to its materials science portfolio, which will compliment Nanotechnology and Nano Futures as a trio of connected titles dedicated to nanoscience. Nano Express will cover all areas of nanoscale science and technology and articles will be free to read. It will be characterised by...

09 Oct 2019

Congratulations to the 2019 Nobel Laureates in Physics

The wait to discover the winners of this year’s Nobel Prize in Physics is over. IOP Publishing congratulates James Peebles, Michel Mayor, and Didier Queloz on becoming the latest Nobel Prize laureates. The Nobel committee recognised the three researchers “for contributions to our understanding of the evolution of the universe and Earth’s place in the...

01 Oct 2019

Materials Research Express changes to a fully gold Open Access journal

In response to increasing community demand for more accessible and open science, and following our previous announcement, IOP Publishing’s Materials Research Express (MRX) has now changed to a fully gold Open Access (OA) journal funded by article publication charges (APCs), with immediate effect for all new article submissions. For an initial transition period, there will...

23 Sep 2019

Jisc Router agreement with IOP Publishing

A new agreement between IOP Publishing (IOPP) and Jisc will enable the provision of journal articles published on a gold open access basis directly to institutional repositories in the UK. Using a service called the Jisc Publications Router, IOPP will pass published articles, in their final published versions, directly to the correct institutional repositories of their...

18 Sep 2019

Peer Review Week 2019

In celebration of Peer Review Week 2019’s theme of quality in peer review, we’re looking at 15 ways in which we are working to improve quality, as well as supporting our authors and reviewers. You can find out more on our dedicated Peer Review Week Page here.