Journal Statistics Feature

As a way to demonstrate the success and readership of our Journals, MDPI has recently launched the Journal Statistics page. In depth statistics are now available for all of our journals covered in Scopus. After clicking on the name of the relevant journal, you will find the ‘Journal Statistics’ link in the menu on the left side of the […]

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Q&A III: The Editorial Process and Getting Involved

Here is the third instalment of a series of blog posts answering common questions we have received. If you missed them, you can go back and read the first two posts here and here. Today’s questions cover the editorial process and how you and your institution can contribute to MDPI projects.   Q. Are there any regulations for […]

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Q&A II: Published Papers

Here is the second post in our series responding to questions from authors, editors and readers of MDPI journals, all raised during open access week. If you have further feedback or questions you would like to share with us, you can do so at anytime by visiting our Feedback Corner. The following covers questions about published papers. […]

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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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Research Highlights: Gamete Donation, Iris Murdoch and Graceful Death

Here is this week’s final selection of highly rated papers, covering law, religion and social sciences.

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Research Highlights: Noisy Lasers, Superhydrophobicity and What IQ Tests Really Mean

Here is the second of this week’s bumper selection of research articles highly recommended by our reviewers. The topics covered include maths, physics and economics.

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Think. Check. Submit.

A new campaign to help authors has recently launched, called Think. Check. Submit. It gives a simple workflow to help authors decide whether a journal they are looking at is reputable and the right one for their work. From their website: Not all researchers receive the same level of training and support in how to […]

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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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