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We are pleased to announce that 4open has just been accepted into the Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ) where it joins over 13,500 other high quality, open access, peer-reviewed journals. These journals cover all areas of science, technology, medicine, social science and humanities. Indexation in the DOAJ means 4open is in compliance with the open access policy of the DOAJ and meets all the strict criteria required for inclusion.

EDP Sciences is pleased to join 1445 other organisations and 14540 individuals supporting the Declaration on Research Assessment(DORA). The declaration “recognizes the need to improve the ways in which the outputs of scholarly research are evaluated” and “is a worldwide initiative covering all scholarly disciplines and all key stakeholders including funders, publishers, professional societies, institutions, and researchers.” See the full list of signatories.

4open announces a new special issue published in Life Sciences (Medicine), “Parasitology and Carcinogenesis”, guest edited by Ijaz S. Jamall and Björn L.D.M. Brücher.

Astronomy & Astrophysics has earned an increased Impact Factor of 6.209 in this year’s Journal Citation Reports® (JCR) – up 11.6% from 5.565 last year. Its impact factor has risen steadily over the past four years and the increase is a fitting achievement in its 50th anniversary year.

Paris, 27 June 2019: EDP Sciences is pleased to report excellent results in the 2019 Journal Citation Reports® (JCR) published by Clarivate Analytics.

Twenty-one EDP Sciences journals are tracked, over half of which show an increase in their Impact Factor with nine increasing by over 10%.

We are pleased to announce the publication of two new journals from June 2019 - Integrative Oncology & Rehabilitation and Integrative Respiratory Medicine. The journals are owned by the International Alliance for Integrative Oncology and Rehabilitation Research based in Nanjing, China. Both journals aim to promote scientific exchanges between China and other parts of the world.

During the 8th EPS Young Minds Leadership Meeting, Anne Ruimy, senior publisher at EDP Sciences, delivered a 1-hour scientific writing workshop to 40 representatives of EPS Young Minds sections. The EPS Young Minds Project is an international network of young researchers involved with promoting science among local communities. The meeting took place at the Max Planck Institute for the Science of Lightin Erlangen, Germany.

EDP Sciences now offers masterclasses on scientific writing aimed at the next generation of authors. To support the masterclasses, EDP Sciences is producing a series of video interviews with Editors-in-Chief of journals published by EDP Sciences and beyond. These videos aim to help early career researchers and PhD students understand what journals are looking for in academic papers.

The first video produced by EDP Sciences is a video interview with Jean Lilensten - Editor-in-Chief of the open access Journal of Space Weather and Space Climate

The Journal of Space Weather and Space Climate (JSWSC), published by EDP Sciences, announces the launch of a new supplement titled “Agora”. The Agora, a term which denoted in ancient Greek an assembly place for various aspects of public life including intellectual exchange and debate, will be the place for the space weather community to discuss, evaluate and distribute non-traditional scientific output in the field of space science and space climate, such as public outreach papers and historical accounts.

EDP Sciences is pleased to announce it has signed a new agreement for the ‘Publons Reviewer Recognition Service’ for the following journals: