Interview with Dr. Paul Sylvester, Editor-in-Chief of Minerals

Dr. Paul Sylvester is the Editor-in-Chief of the MDPI Open Access journal Minerals (ISSN 2075-163X) and is currently Endowed Pevehouse Chair and Professor of Geosciences at Texas Tech Unviersity. Dr. Sylvester received his PhD from Washington University in St Louis and his BS from Purdue University. Prior to joining the faculty at TTU, he worked as a research […]

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SciFeed: Never Miss an Article Again!

By all accounts, the number of papers being published has increase rapidly over the few decades, and time-stretched researchers often find it difficult to keep up with all of the literature in their field. To help out, MDPI has launched SciFeed, a service to provide the latest research straight to your email inbox as soon […]

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MDPI at the 16th International Congress on Catalysis (ICC 16)

The 16th International Congress on Catalysis (ICC 16) was held July 3–8, 2016 in Beijing, China. MDPI was pleased to be able to attend and promote several journals, including Catalysts, Molecules, Energies, Materials and Applied Sciences. The International Congress on Catalysis (ICC) has a long history, dating back to 1956. It is the largest and […]

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Luck of the Draw: Serendipitous Self-Assembly in Cluster Coordination Chemistry

Cooperative action of transition metals Transition metals can exhibit unique chemical, redox, magnetic or spectroscopic properties. For this reason, they play central roles in a large variety of fields, ranging from catalyzing crucial biological reactions to constituting the basis of information processing and recording. Since the pioneering work of Nobel Prize winner, Prof. Alfred Werner, […]

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Meet and Greet: Arjen Hoekstra, Editor-in-Chief of Water

Prof. Arjen Hoekstra is a professor of Water Management at the University of Twente, in Enschede, the Netherlands. Throughout his career he has led a variety of interdisciplinary research projects and acted as an advisor to governments, civil society organizations, companies and multilateral institutions like UNESCO and the World Bank. Prof. Hoekstra was the first […]

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Introducing Preprints: A Multidisciplinary Open Access Preprint Platform

Preprints is a multidisciplinary preprint platform that makes research manuscripts from all fields immediately available at www.preprints.org. Preprints is a free (not‐for‐profit) open access service supported by MDPI in Basel, Switzerland. Open Science—Making Research Discoverable, Sharable and Citable Launched in June 2016, Preprints has already had over 70 submissions and aims to provide an open access platform […]

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Research Highlights: People on the Move

With record numbers of refugees worldwide along with the ease of international travel and communication, immigration, migration and globalization have become hot topics of debate in recent times. In this research highlight post, we look at some recent papers exploring these issues from various perspectives. Migrant Sexual Health Help-Seeking and Experiences of Stigmatization and Discrimination […]

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Natural Bioactive Compounds: The Way Shown by Professor Maurizio Battino and His Group in an Italian Cutting-Edge Laboratory

This post is an interview with Prof. Maurizio Battino, first published at Int. J. Mol. Sci. 2016, 17(7), 1038; doi:10.3390/ijms17071038 Maurizio Battino, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Biochemistry in the Department of Clinical Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, Università Politecnica delle Marche (Italy), is the Director of the Centre for Health and Nutrition, Universidad Europea del Atlantico (Santander, […]

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Research Highlights: Molecular Structures and Mutations

Knowledge of what happens on the molecular scale within is critical for our understanding the function of the human body and other living organisms. Here we highlight three recently published papers that provide critical insights into three key aspects of molecular biology: RNA structure, points mutations, and protein-protein interactions. The X-ray Structures of Six Octameric […]

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Get Credit for your Historical Reviews with Publons

In September 2015, we announced our partnership with Publons to recognise the effort put in by our reviewers and their invaluable contribution to the editorial process. Reviewers for the selected group of 50 MDPI journals can now track, verify and showcase their peer review activity as well as generate certificates and link their profiles to other services like Orcid. […]

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