New open access journal npj Digital Medicine announced by Nature Research and the Scripps Translational Science Institute
London, 19 December 2016
In support of medicine’s rapid transformation, Nature Research, in partnership with the Scripps Translational Science Institute (STSI), is delighted to announce npj Digital Medicine.
Springer offers flexible purchasing option for Springer Book Archives
Heidelberg | New York, 7 December 2016
eBook subject collections can be purchased according to year set – Vintage, Modern and Millennium
Over 600 Springer Nature journals commit to new data sharing policies
London, 6 December 2016
More than 600 journals across Nature Research, Springer, BioMed Central and Palgrave Macmillan have committed to encouraging good practice in the sharing and archiving and citation of research data by adopting new Springer Nature research data policies.
Nature honors distinguished Washingtonian scientist for lifetime of mentoring
London, 1 December 2016
Julie Overbaugh, PhD, a scientist and member at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle who holds the Endowed Chair of Graduate Education, today received the lifetime achievement Nature Award for Mentoring in Science and a $10,000 prize.
Springer launches new journal Reviews of Modern Plasma Physics
Heidelberg | New York, 30 November 2016
Articles to cover fundamental and applied aspects of plasma physics
Nature recognizes renowned Californian scientist
London, 28 November 2016
Susan L. Forsburg, Gabilan Distinguished Professor in Science and Engineering and Professor of Biological Sciences at The University of Southern California (USC), today received the mid-career 2016 Nature Award for Mentoring in Science and a $10,000 prize.
Springer Nature provides Italian universities hit by earthquake free access to electronic content
Heidelberg | London, 25 November 2016
Extended and expanded access to journals is offered to institutions in Camerino and Macerata
Pioneer in understanding of human memory, Professor Elizabeth Loftus, awarded the 2016 John Maddox Prize for Standing up for Science
London | New York, 17 November 2016
Professor Elizabeth Loftus has been awarded the international 2016 John Maddox Prize for courage in promoting science and evidence on a matter of public interest, despite facing difficulty and hostility in doing so.
Nature Index shows significant increase in UK and EU collaboration
London, 16 November 2016
According to the Nature Index, collaboration between British and EU scientists increased over the four years prior to the UK’s Brexit vote.
Springer launches three new book series in cognitive psychology
Heidelberg | New York, 15 November 2016
Expert books will deal with computational approaches, theoretical advances and cultural developments
Science fiction book campaign results in a $22,000 charitable contribution
Heidelberg, 14 November 2016
Springer Nature and Humble Bundle’s eBook sale channels donations to the U.S. Fund for UNICEF and the Science Fiction & Fantasy Writers of America’s Givers Fund
Transparent peer review at Nature Communications is a clear success
London, 10 November 2016
Nature Communications is incorporating transparent peer review into the journal on a permanent basis, following a successful ten-month trial.
Nature Research introduces Nature Sustainability
London, 3 November 2016
Nature Research today announces the new journal Nature Sustainability, which will publish the most significant research about how humankind can sustain life in a finite world.
Retractions from Springer and BioMed Central journals
London, 1 November 2016
Springer and BioMed Central are retracting 58 articles published across seven journals this week, after a thorough investigation which revealed evidence of plagiarism, peer review and authorship manipulation, suggestive of attempts to subvert the peer review and publication system to inappropriately obtain or allocate authorship.
Melbourne and Sydney lead as hotspots for innovation in Australia
London | Sydney, 26 October 2016
According to the Nature Index, Melbourne was Australia’s leading city in terms of high-quality science output in 2015, followed by Sydney.
We’ve SharedIt! Springer Nature completes integration of its content sharing initiative across its entire owned portfolio of over 1,300 journals
London, 17 October 2016
Springer Nature is delighted to announce that it has rolled out its free content sharing initiative, now named SharedIt, to all of the Springer Nature-owned portfolio and over one thousand additional co-owned and partner-owned journals.
Springer Nature congratulates Nobel Prize winning authors
London, 13 October 2016
Eight out of the 11 Nobel Prize Laureates for 2016 are authors of research or books published by Springer Nature.
Springer Nature merges Major Reference Works portfolios of Palgrave Macmillan and Springer
Heidelberg | New York, 12 October 2016
Official launch of the expanded Major Reference Works portfolio at this year’s Frankfurt Book Fair
Research on age-related blindness wins 2016 Asia-Pacific Three Minute Thesis (3MT) competition
London, 4 October 2016
Fifty PhD candidates from across the Asia-Pacific region gathered on 30 September at the University of Queensland, Australia, for the 2016 Asia-Pacific Three Minute Thesis (3MT®) competition—a challenge to explain their research thesis in a clear and engaging three-minute talk aimed at non-specialists.
Adis partnership with Amplion delivers biomarker data to AdisInsight users
Heidelberg | New York, 4 October 2016
Partnership to enrich drug and clinical trial content in the AdisInsight platformPartnership to enrich drug and clinical trial content in the AdisInsight platform
Springer Nature appoints Tim Britton as Managing Director of Open Research Group
London, 3 October 2016
Tim Britton, formerly of PwC, r2i and YouGov, joins Springer Nature today as Managing Director of the Open Research Group.
Springer encyclopedia for dating methods of fossil finds singled out for scientific research award
Heidelberg | New York, 26 September 2016
Encyclopedia of Scientific Dating Methods wins Mary B. Ansari Best Geoscience Research Resource Work Award 2016
Happy Birthday, SpringerLink!
Heidelberg | New York, 22 September 2016
Springer’s online platform celebrates its 20th anniversary with 10 million documents
Springer Nature and journal editors team up in project for developing countries
Heidelberg | New York, 21 September 2016
For every peer review for Environmental Earth Sciences, a water filter will be donated to the non-profit humanitarian organization “Filter of Hope”
Introducing For Science: A new source of all things science for the Arabic world
London | Cairo, 20 September 2016
Today Scientific American launches For Science (Lel Elm), a new freely accessible online version of Scientific American for the Arabic-speaking world, featuring the latest science news and features of both global and regional significance.
New ‘results free’ peer-review process to be piloted for academic publishing
London, 20 September 2016
The open access journal, BMC Psychology, has announced it will launch the first ever randomized controlled trial to find out if a ‘results free’ peer-review process can help reduce publication bias.
Read science and science fiction for a good cause
Heidelberg | New York, 20 September 2016
Springer Nature and Humble Bundle are partnering in a book campaign supporting the U.S. Fund for UNICEF and the Science Fiction & Fantasy Writers of America’s Givers Fund
From 2016 Springer publishes the Journal of Business Cycle Research
Heidelberg | Kopenhagen, 15 September 2016
CIRET has now relaunched its OECD journal under a new name and will present it to the public today at the CIRET conference in Copenhagen
Adis launches expanded range of services to support pharmacovigilance departments
Heidelberg | München, 12 September 2016
Adis Pharmacovigilance will help pharmacovigilance teams to face the challenges of regulatory literature monitoring
Springer Nature seals strategic cooperation agreement with the NSFC
Beijing | 8 September 2016 Springer Nature and the National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC) have entered into a strategic cooperation framework agreement which will further promote Chinese research by enabling both sides to work together to conduct research on science and technology policy, launch academic initiatives and promote open access and open data.
Springer’s LOD platform offers new service for authors and conference organizers
Heidelberg | 31 August 2016
Feature will help authors who want to make sure their proceedings papers are indexed
Springer Nature partners with FLTRP in promoting Chinese thought and culture overseas
Beijing, 25 August 2016
Springer Nature has reached an agreement with the Foreign Language Teaching and Research Press (FLTRP) in publishing an English book series called Key Concepts in Chinese Thought and Culture.
Adis launches new open access pharmacoeconomics journal
Heidelberg | Auckland, 1 August 2016
PharmacoEconomics - Open will provide readers with the latest on health economics and outcomes
Rapid growth in high-quality research outputs shows China is consolidating position as scientific powerhouse
Heidelberg | London, 27 July 2016
The Nature Index 2016 Rising Stars supplement identifies the countries and institutions showing the most significant growth in high-quality research publications, ...
Springer Nature and Tsinghua University Press present the Third Nano Research Award
Heidelberg | London, 13 July 2016
Peidong Yang honored for his outstanding contributions to nanowire-related science and technology in the field of artificial photosynthesis
Regine von Klitzing awarded the EPJ E Pierre-Gilles de Gennes Lecture Prize for 2016
Heidelberg | London, 12 July 2016
Physicist honored for her important contributions to polymer physics
Swedish researchers to benefit from innovative open access agreement with Springer
Heidelberg | London, 7 July 2016
National Library of Sweden signs Springer Compact deal on behalf of Swedish library consortium
Targeting food safety and health benefits, npj Science of Food announced in China
Beijing | 30 June 2016
Food is a basic necessity of life, yet many common concerns about food safety, food processing, loss of nutrients, and food additives require further exploration.
Juan Scheun receives Arnold Berliner Award 2016
Heidelberg | New York, 16 June 2016
Young biologist honored for his research on the African lesser bushbaby
Nano: making a big deal out of the very small
London | Heidelberg, 15 June 2016
Springer Nature today announces the launch of Nano – a research solution offering highly-indexed and structured information on nanotechnology, drawn from high-impact journals and patents.
Klaus Hulek is new editor-in-chief of zbMATH
Heidelberg | New York, 14 June 2016
Leading mathematics reviewing service will further expand recently added functionalities
Roland Wiesendanger and Xiang Zhang awarded the 2016 Julius Springer Prize for Applied Physics
London | Heidelberg, 6 June 2016
Two renowned scientists recognized for their outstanding achievements in materials science research
Springer to launch the Journal of Cognitive Enhancement
Heidelberg | New York, 1 June 2016
New journal will explore the theory and practice of improving human “brainpower”
MyCopy service from Springer Nature now available in Turkey
Heidelberg | London | Istanbul, 31 May 2016
MyCopy provides affordable softcover books to library users in 30 countries
International journal npj Materials Degradation to be launched in China to tackle global challenge of corrosion
Beijing, 31 May 2016
Corrosion or environmental degradation of materials is both very costly and a hidden safety risk. Nature Publishing Group (NPG), part of Springer Nature, has reached an agreement with the Chinese Society for Corrosion and Protection (CSCP) to help address this global problem by co-publishing npj Materials Degradation.
Springer Nature creates new scholarship for librarians to honor Cynthia Hurd
New York, 17 May 2016
Springer Nature is proud to honor the legacy of Cynthia Hurd, a dedicated librarian, whose career spanned more than 31 years in Charleston public and academic libraries, including the St. Andrews Regional Library and the College of Charleston.
Springer and the Society for Occupational Health Psychology launch new journal
London | Heidelberg, 3 May 2016
Occupational Health Science will focus on research related to worker safety, health and well-being
Springer Nature partners with FCT NOVA, Lisbon and the European Materials Research Society to publish npj 2D Materials and Applications
London, 3 May 2016
Springer Nature today announces npj 2D Materials and Applications, a new open access journal to be published in partnership with the Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia da Universidade Nova de Lisboa (FCT NOVA) and supported by the European Materials Research Society (E-MRS).
Springer journal Quantum Information Processing presents first Howard E. Brandt Best Paper Award
London | Heidelberg, 21 April 2016
Established in honor of journal’s late editor-in-chief / Korean scientist Mun Dae Kim wins prize
Movers and shakers in the world of high-quality scientific research
London, 20 April 2016
The US is the world’s largest contributor to high-quality scientific research papers, followed by China and Germany, according to the Nature Index 2016 Tables.
Winners of Caltech Library’s Three Minute Thesis competition, sponsored by Springer Nature, announced
London, 19 April 2016
Caltech Library hosted the live final round of its first Three Minute Thesis (3MT®) competition, sponsored by Springer Nature, on 15 April 2016.
New open access journal npj Precision Oncology announced by Springer Nature and The Hormel Institute
London, 19 April 2016
Submissions open today for npj Precision Oncology, a new open access, international, peer-reviewed journal that will publish cutting edge scientific research in all aspects of precision oncology, from basic science to translational applications to clinical medicine.
New open access journal npj Climate and Atmospheric Science announced by Springer Nature and King Abdulaziz University
London, 14 April 2016
npj Climate and Atmospheric Science launches today to provide researchers, policy makers and the public with up-to-date, freely accessible research on weather and climate, atmospheric chemistry and air pollution, and the atmospheric system and its links to the oceans, the terrestrial biosphere and the hydrological cycle.
Springer opens research articles that can make a difference
Heidelberg | 1 April 2016
New project Change the World, One Article at a Time: Must-Read Articles from 2015 highlights research that addresses today’s pressing global issues
Rachel Jacobs, Group General Counsel, appointed member of Springer Nature Board
London, 23 March 2016
Springer Nature today announced the appointment of Rachel Jacobs, Group General Counsel, Springer Nature to the Springer Nature Board.
Steven Inchcoombe appointed Chief Publishing Officer, Springer Nature, and member of Springer Nature Board
London, 23 March 2016
Springer Nature today announced the appointment of Steven Inchcoombe, previously Managing Director, Nature Research Group, to the newly created role of Chief Publishing Officer, Springer Nature.
Springer Nature to extend content sharing to whole Springer Nature-owned journal portfolio
London, 22 March 2016
Springer Nature announces today that it will extend its year-long nature.com content sharing trial to enable its research articles to be freely shared with all researchers and the wider public via its authors, subscribers and global media partners.
Springer Nature sponsors Caltech Library’s first Three Minute Thesis competition
London, 18 March 2016
Springer Nature is proud to sponsor Caltech Library’s first Three Minute Thesis (3MT®) competition on 15 April 2016.
Announcing five new Nature titles: Nature Astronomy, Nature Biomedical Engineering, Nature Ecology & Evolution, Nature Human Behaviour and Nature Reviews Chemistry
London | New York, 10 March 2016
Five new titles will join the Nature family of journals in January 2017: Nature Astronomy, Nature Biomedical Engineering, Nature Ecology & Evolution, Nature Human Behaviour and Nature Reviews Chemistry.
Annette Thomas, former Chief Executive Officer, Macmillan Science and Education, to leave role as Chief Scientific Officer, Springer Nature
London, 10 March 2016
Annette Thomas, former Chief Executive Officer, Macmillan Science and Education, is to leave her role as Chief Scientific Officer, Springer Nature.
Nature Partner Journals expand in China with npj Quantum Materials, partnered with Nanjing University
London | Shanghai, 1 March 2016
Nature Publishing Group (NPG), part of Springer Nature, will partner with Nanjing University in publishing npj Quantum Materials, a new addition to Nature Partner Journals.
Nature Publishing Group partners with Nanjing Tech University in publishing npj Flexible Electronics
London | Shanghai, 1 March 2016 Nature Publishing Group, part of Springer Nature, today signed an agreement with Nanjing Tech University to co-publish a new open access journal npjFlexible Electronics.
Springer Nature signs strategic cooperation MOU with Tongji University
Shanghai, 29 February 2016
Springer Nature has inked a Memorandum of Understanding for a Strategic Cooperation Framework Agreement with Tongji University in support of its vision to develop into “a sustainability-oriented, world-class university”.
New Springer book series inspires sustainable city development
Heidelberg | London | Tokyo, 25 February 2016
Theory and Practice of Urban Sustainability Transitions provides new insights into how cities address the sustainability challenges
Announcing npj Clean Water, a new open access journal dedicated to innovations in supplying clean water globally
London, 24 February 2016
npj Clean Water, a new open access research journal dedicated to solving the global challenge of ensuring clean water supplies will be published by Nature Publishing Group in partnership with King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals (KFUPM) in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia.
Response to ‘Open access to research publications’ from Springer Nature
London, 11 February 2016
Sam Burridge, Managing Director for the Open Research business at Springer Nature, responds to the publication of today’s report by Professor Tickell and the accompanying Ministerial response.
David Calligaris receives Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry Best Paper Award 2015
Heidelberg | New York, 11 February 2016
Biochemist honoured for his research in the use of mass spectrometry in the diagnosis of brain neoplasms during surgery
Statement on Data Sharing in Public Health Emergencies
London, 10 February 2016
Springer Nature signs global pledge to make journal content concerning the Zika virus free to access for all
Springer Nature appoints Rachel Burley in leading role for BioMed Central and SpringerOpen
London | Heidelberg, 1 February 2016
Springer Nature has appointed Rachel Burley to the role of Publishing Director, BioMed Central and SpringerOpen, effective as of 1st February 2016.
Springer Healthcare expands relationship with leading oncology association
London, 14 January 2016 Springer Healthcare, part of Springer Nature, has signed an exclusive three-year global* commercial reprints representation agreement with the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO)®.
Springer Heidelberg hosts its traditional St. Nicholas market once again for a good cause
Heidelberg, 13 January 2016
Springer expands its portfolio to include two journals that cover current research in all fields of business administration
Three new Nature titles: Nature Energy, Nature Microbiology and Nature Reviews Materials
New York, 11 January 2016 Three new titles join the Nature family of journals today: Nature Energy, Nature Microbiologyand Nature Reviews Materials.
Springer to publish Schmalenbachs Zeitschrift für betriebswirtschaftliche Forschung and the Schmalenbach Business Review
Heidelberg | New York, 11 January 2016
Springer expands its portfolio to include two journals that cover current research in all fields of business administration
Springer Heterocyclic Chemistry Award 2016 goes to Jérôme Waser
Heidelberg | New York, 11 Januar 2016
Young Swiss scientist honoured for his outstanding research
Springer Nature hits milestone of 200,000 ORCID identifiers
London, 7 January 2016
Springer Nature has reached an important new milestone, with over 200,000 ORCID identifiers in use for journal article submissions as of 1 January 2016.