Membership Established with the University of Bayreuth, April 8, 2015 05:52

We are pleased to announce that the University of Bayreuth has joined MDPI's institutional membership program. Primary authors from the University of Bayreuth will benefit from a 10% discount on the article processing charges as of 1 April 2015.

Additional details can be found on our institutional membership page.

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Challenges seeks new Editor-In-Chief , February 18, 2015 06:12

Challenges (ISSN 2078-1547) is a unique open access journal. Over the past five years, we have published research proposals, research plans, research or technology ideas, policy studies relating to science and scholarly research, and open contests aiming at solving major challenges. This kind of scholarly content is typically not published in traditional research journals.

As the term of the current Editor-in-Chief Prof. Andreas Manz, will end in 2015, you are encouraged to nominate individuals who you feel should be considered for this position. Self-nomination is also welcomed. In general, the Editor-in-Chief is responsible for the technical content and quality of the journal publications. The Editorial Office will carry out the majority of the administrative work, including the invitation of peer reviewers, correspondence with authors, professional copy editing, English editing of accepted manuscripts, and assistance in promoting the journal.

A full application for evaluation should include:

  1. The latest CV
  2. A description of the candidate’s vision for Challenges

Application are due 30 April 2015.

Please address communications to Challenges Editorial Office, ( Questions concerning the day-to-day operations of the journal can be addressed to Dr. Joyce Zhou, (

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Catalysts (ISSN 2073-4344) Accepted for Coverage in SciVerse Scopus, June 12, 2014 13:12

We are pleased to announce that the journal Catalysts (ISSN 2073-4344) was recently selected to be included in SciVerse Scopus. Citations are expected to be available in Scopus within three to four months.

SciVerse Scopus is the largest abstract and citation database of peer-reviewed literature and is published by Elsevier B.V. This means that the research you publish with Catalysts will be more visible than ever. Catalysts is an open access journal which provides an advanced forum for publishing novel research results related to catalysts and catalyzed reactions.

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