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MDPI and Publons working together to provide reviewer credit

MDPI is delighted to be working with Publons to recognise the hard work of our reviewers. Reviewing is often done behind closed doors and is an under-appreciated part of the editorial process. However, the comments of the many volunteer reviewers we work with is vital for ensuring the quality of research published in MDPI journals. […]

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MDPI at the American Chemical Society Conference, Boston 2015

The ACS fall conference is one of the biggest events in the chemistry calendar, and this year was no exception. Up to 15,000 attendees descended on Boston between the 16th and 20th of August. This meeting was particularly special, marking the 250th ACS national meeting. MDPI was excited to be in Boston, and was the only fully open access […]

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The 5th World Sustainability Forum Starts Next Monday in Basel

The 5th World Sustainability Forum  (WSF 2015) will take place at the Zentrum für Lehre und Forschung in Basel between 7 and 9 September 2015. The Forum is organized by MDPI and the University of Basel. The organizers, headed by Prof. Manfred Max Bergman, have put together an outstanding program to highlight the most significant […]

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Investigation into a recently published paper

The International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health recently published an article entitled “Evidence of Coal-Fly-Ash Toxic Chemical Geoengineering in the Troposphere: Consequences for Public Health” (Herndon, J.M. Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 2015, 12(8), 9375-9390; doi:10.3390/ijerph120809375). We have received a number of comments about this article and have taken the decision to […]

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Guest Editor Survey

We wanted to know what our guest editors think about our editorial service and work, and initiated a guest editors survey in June of this year. A total of 126 guest editors who ran special issues with one of our open access journals over the last 12 months provided their feedback. We are pleased to share […]

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Wrapping Up the Impact Factors

Now that the dust has settled after the latest release of Impact Factors in the Journal Citation Reports 2015® (JCR), published by Thomson Reuters in June, there is time to recap some of the stats surrounding the Impact Factors for 2014. First of all, MDPI is pleased to receive first impact factors for six journals […]

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