Awards at MDPI

As a way to encourage and inspire further scientific research and investigation, MDPI journals regularly offer awards to young scientists. There are various categories, for example Young Investigator and Junior Scientist Travel Awards. These are used to sponsor assistant professors, junior scientists, postdoctoral researchers and PhD students to attend various conferences. We still have some […]

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Open Access Week 2015

In case you missed it, the 8th International Open Access week took place last week, 19–25 October 2015. MDPI was involved and presented at events in universities Zurich, Mainz and Beijing.

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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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Read How You Want

Two and a half months ago, we announced an update to our online reader that allows users to easily read articles from MDPI journals on mobile devices. We have now released a further update to our article reader to improve readability on desktop computers and tablets.

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Reading on the Go

Reading a paper ‘on the go’ has just become easier with our new mobile reader. Whenever you open the HTML full-text from a paper hosted on mdpi.com with your smartphone or tablet computer, you will now be taken to our new mobile reader.

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The 2015 Viruses Young Investigator Prize Has Been Awarded!

Last year Viruses received over 50 nominations for the 2015 Young Investigator Prize in Virology. The Editor-in-Chief of Viruses, Dr. Eric O. Freed, the editorial board members, and, the Viruses editorial staff are proud to announce the awardees: Dr. Jesse Bloom, of the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle, Washington, is the recipient of […]

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MDPI Blog – New Layout

Please check our new blog layout with a higher user friendliness and readability and is more fun to navigate! If you have any feedback, please share with us!

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Introducing „Feature Highlights“ Section to the MDPI Blog

We are introducing this new section „Feature Highlights“ to the MDPI blog. We will periodically announce new features that we add to our websites, or new services that we offer to the scholarly community through this new channel.

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Committed to Open Access

MDPI is committed to Open Access of all our published research as a tool to disseminate and advance knowledge. We have recently undertaken to support several initiatives to clarify, strength and maintain the use of Open Access publication.

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Reviving the I3S: The 4th International Symposium on Sensor Science will take place in 2015

Sensors are becoming ever more embedded in our daily lives. They are integral parts of the increasingly complex tools we use. As a result, we have higher levels of convenience, safety and efficiency. Advances in sensors sciences have enabled the creation of self-driving cars, remotely controllable households, fully automated production lines, and airborne drones. And […]

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