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The 2020 Nature Index Annual Tables show strong performances from institutions with considerable funding and reputation as well as rising stars – 

The 2020 Nature Index Annual Tables has been released. The institutions that feature most prominently in this year’s Nature Index Annual Tables are large with considerable funding and reputation, as might be expected. The Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), Harvard University and the Max Planck Society… Read More

ConTech Forum goes virtual, registrations now open – 

The ConTech Forum will be now be staged virtually on June 9, 2020. The organisers have adapted to the current changing environment and are implementing plans to ensure the Forum can continue as planned. Registration is now open at The… Read More

PLOS and Iowa State University Library announce APC-free Open Access publishing deal – 

Iowa State University Library and the Public Library of Science (PLOS) have announced a three-year Open Access agreement that allows researchers to publish in PLOS’ suite of journals without incurring Article Processing Charges (APCs). This partnership brings together two organisations that believe researchers should be able… Read More

SAGE Publishing unveils the 10-Year Impact Awards – 

Academic publisher SAGE Publishing has announced the launch of the 10-Year Impact Awards, recognising research that is influential for the longer-term. SAGE will present awards to the three articles published in SAGE journals that are most highly cited over a 10-year period. The inaugural awards will… Read More

Emerald Publishing announces support for OSI’s Plan A to reform future of scholarly communication – 

Academic publisher Emerald Publishing has pledged their commitment as a signatory to The Open Scholarship Initiative’s (OSI) Plan A, an international, multi-stakeholder effort to reform the future of scholarly communication. The goals and outputs of this plan are designed to inform and align with UNESCO’s efforts… Read More

BioOne announces winners of its 2020 Ambassador Award – 

Non-profit scientific publisher BioOne has announced the winners of the 2020 Ambassador Award. The award honours early career authors in three countries, who best communicate their specialised research beyond their immediate discipline and to the public at large. Effective communication is… Read More

De Gruyter appoints Pablo Dominguez Andersen as new Director of Communications – 

Academic publisher De Gruyter has announced the appointment of Dr. Pablo Dominguez Andersen as new Director of Communications, effective May 1, 2020. Dominguez Andersen, who first joined De Gruyter in 2016, has held positions in the publisher’s marketing and communications departments. He launched the digital… Read More

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