Trends in 2017—E-Conferences

2017 is being considered a year for technology breakthroughs. As part of this, virtual conferences, also known as electronic conferences (or e-conferences), are gaining popularity in the academic field. E-conferences are scholarly events held online for a limited period, including on Sciforum, MDPI’s platform for scholarly exchange. As they are online, anyone can attend from […]

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Sciforum—Upcoming Conferences

Sciforum is a platform for scholarly exchange and collaboration developed and maintained by MDPI. Sciforum gives scholars the opportunity to participate in online conferences, share scholarly papers and other files, and create or join discussion groups. We would like to announce the following upcoming international scientific conferences organized in association with MDPI journals in 2017: […]

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Research Highlights: Making the Most of Simulations

Performing laboratory experiments can be an expensive business. In some cases a computer simulation can help to predict possible outcomes and identify which are the most crucial experiments to perform. These simulations, however, are not simply an alternative. If well-constructed, they can give details about difficult to observe processes and uncover new knowledge that couldn’t […]

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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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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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