Membership Established with the University of Osnabrück and Ulster University, February 26, 2015 09:12

We are pleased to announce that the following two universities have joined MDPI's institutional membership program:

Primary authors from the University of Osnabrück and Ulster University will benefit from a 10% discount on the article processing charges as of 1 March 2015.

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Membership Established with the University of Cambridge, February 20, 2015 02:12

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

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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, (challenges@mdpi.com). Questions concerning the day-to-day operations of the journal can be addressed to Dr. Joyce Zhou, (joyce.zhou@mdpi.com).

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Membership Established with the University of Potsdam, February 9, 2015 08:53

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

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Membership Established with TU Dresden, February 3, 2015 12:11

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

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Computers (ISSN 2073-431X) Covered by INSPEC, February 5, 2013 04:04

We are pleased to announce that Computers (ISSN 2073-431X) is now indexed in INSPEC, one of the major indexing databases for scientific and technical literature, published by the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET). Computers will be covered starting from the March 2013 issue onwards.

INSPEC is a database published by the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET).

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