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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.

01 Aug 2019

IOP Publishing award for top cited Indian authors

Top cited authors from India are being recognised for the significance of their work with an IOP Publishing award. The award is for corresponding authors from India, for work published across the whole IOP Publishing journal portfolio in the past three years (2016-2018). The winners are authors of the top one per cent of the...

19 Jul 2019

Top cited Chinese authors receive IOP Publishing award

Top cited authors from China are being recognised for the significance of their work with an IOP Publishing award. The award is presented to corresponding authors from China, for work published in both IOP Publishing and its partners’ journals from 2016 to 2018. The winners are authors of the top one per cent of the...

18 Jul 2019

New energy and biomedical journals publish their first papers

The first content has been published in two IOP Publishing’s journals portfolio – Progress in Energy (PRGE) and Progress in Biomedical Engineering (PRGB). The two journals were launched to cater for the needs of specific research communities, providing a platform for knowledge sharing and offering researchers the opportunity to collaborate and shape the future direction...

01 Jul 2019

IOP Publishing begins open data trial

IOP Publishing is trialing a new data policy on three of its journals to encourage and support authors to make the data underpinning their article more accessible. The trial will begin in July on the journals Environmental Research Letters, Journal of Physics: Complexity, and Machine Learning: Science and Technology and will be extended to five...

26 Jun 2019

ECS partners with IOP Publishing for journal services

The Electrochemical Society (ECS) has selected IOP Publishing (IOPP) as its journals publishing partner. Starting in 2020, IOPP will partner with ECS in the publication of the Journal of the Electrochemical Society and the ECS Journal of Solid State Science and Technology and the hosting of ECS Transactions, ECS Meeting Abstracts, and Interface as well...

20 Jun 2019

IOP Publishing journals see substantial Journal Impact Factor growth

The 2018 Journal Impact Factors, published by Clarivate Analytics, show significant growth for journals published by IOP Publishing and its partners, with 83 per cent seeing an increase. Particularly notable performances for individual journals include (in alphabetical order): 2D Materials, further consolidating its position as the world’s leading specialist journal for two-dimensional materials with an...

11 Jun 2019

Journal of Physics: Complexity – A new open-access journal from IOP Publishing

IOP Publishing is launching JPhys Complexity, a new multidisciplinary, open access journal focusing on the science of complex systems and networks. Representing a further addition to IOP’s Journal of Physics series, JPhys Complexity will publish significant research where concepts and methods of physics and related fields are applied to advancing our understanding of complex systems...

12 Apr 2019

Black hole discovery sparks global interest in AAS journal

On Wednesday, researchers from the Event Horizon Telescope Collaboration unveiled the first direct visual evidence of a supermassive black hole and its shadow. Their image reveals the black hole at the centre of Messier 87, a massive galaxy in the nearby Virgo galaxy cluster. The black hole is 55 million light-years from Earth and has...

09 Apr 2019

Machine Learning: Science and Technology – a new open-access journal from IOP Publishing

IOP Publishing is launching Machine Learning: Science and Technology, a new fully open access, multidisciplinary journal devoted to the application and development of machine learning for the sciences. The application of machine learning methods is rapidly emerging as a powerful tool for new scientific discovery. It is playing an increasingly important role in a diverse...

28 Mar 2019

Reviewer of the Year Awards 2018

As part of IOP Publishing’s commitment to recognise and reward peer review, it has announced its Reviewer Awards winners for 2018. The best reviewers from each journal have been carefully selected by IOP’s Editors based on the quality, quantity and timeliness of their reviews. Most journals have chosen one person to receive the Reviewer of...