Open Physics


IOP Publishing endorses the goal of maximising reproducibility and trust in the physical sciences. We will support greater transparency by:

Enabling research data and code associated with primary research articles to be publicly available and discoverable

Encouraging reviewers and editorial boards to make reviewer reports associated with primary research articles publicly available and discoverable

Providing clear information about our peer review and editorial processes

Promoting open data sharing

We encourage the open sharing of data underpinning research in accordance with FAIR principle

View our data policy


IOP Publishing endorses the goal of equal opportunity to influence the direction of physical science

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Enabling data hosting

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A number of our journals provide hosting services for our authors' data

Visit the IOP Figshare portal

Transparent peer review

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The first transparent peer review articles have been published in our trial journals.

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Delivering excellence in peer review

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Our journals adhere to the highest standards of peer review in compliance with COPE guidelines

Explore our peer review process

Author and reviewer service

Ensuring our authors and reviewers receive the best publishing experience is important to us and we have ambitious plans to keep improving our service

See our roadmap


IOP Publishing endorses the goal of universal access to research in the physical sciences

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