We are pleased to announce the new book, entitled, Nature in the City: Bengaluru in the Past, Present and Future, by our Editorial Board member, Prof. Dr. Harini Nagendra.Nature in the City describes changes in nature in the landscape of Bengaluru using a deep historical dive from the 6th century CE to now. The book examines changes in the way people perceive nature, charts a trend towards simplification of biodiversity and ecosystem services over time, and identifies at pockets of resilience where multifunctional nature still thrives in the midst of urban chaos. Illustrated with stories of people and places, this is a compelling account of the ecological history of one of the world's fastest growing cities, and adds to our limited knowledge of urban change in the global South.
We are pleased to announce that the journals Axioms, Behavioral Sciences, Photonics, Separations and Toxics were recently accepted for inclusion in the newly launched Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI) in Web of Science.
ESCI serves to highlight promising journals which are still under consideration for the Science Citation Index Expanded (SCIE) or the Social Sciences Citation Index (SSCI).
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We are excited to announce the opening of our new editorial office in Barcelona, Spain. The launch team is led by a Senior Editor and comprises further staff holding doctoral degrees with several years of research experience. The new editorial team will help us to get closer to European research communities and progress Sciforum, the platform to support the scientific community via conference hosting and other functions. They will also help spread the word about Open Access and meet academics at scientific events.
We are pleased to announce that the Max Planck Digital Library (MPDL) has signed an agreement with MDPI to support authors associated with the Max Planck Society (Max-Planck-Gesellschaft). As of 22 February 2016, corresponding authors will receive full funding from the MPDL for articles published in MDPI journals, with a 10% discount applied to the Article Processing Charges. Additional details can be found at our institutional membership page.
Founded in 1948, The Max Planck Society is one of Germany’s leading research organizations, and is currently made up of 83 institutes conducting basic research in natural sciences, life sciences, social sciences and humanities. 18 Nobel laureates have emerged from its ranks of scientists and the society has more than 15,000 publications in scientific journals each year.
We are pleased to announce that the following institutions have joined MDPI's institutional membership program as of 1 January 2016:
Authors affiliated with these institutions will benefit from a 10% discount on the article processing charges.
Additional details can be found on our institutional membership page.