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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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New and Notable: 24 June 2015

Here is a selection of recent papers highly recommended by our reviewers. This selection covers public health, sustinability and humanities.

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I3S2015: A Conference on Sensor Science

It is now just over a month until I3S2015, the International Symposium on Sensor Science, takes place in Basel between 13 and 15 July 2015 under the patronage of the University of Basel. The program committee, headed by Prof. Peter Seitz, has put together an outstanding schedule that will highlight the latest trends and discoveries […]

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