International Women’s Day 2020: Influential women in STEM

International Women’s Day 2020 falls on Sunday, 8th March this year. In the run up to this date, each week day we’ll be highlighting one woman whose accomplishments in science, technology, engineering and/or mathematics not only elevated their fields but also took us one step closer to a gender-equal world.…


A ‘Significant’ and ‘Concrete’ Step Forward? UN Releases Database of Businesses Linked to Israeli Settlements in the OPT (2/2) Its Potential Effects and Impact

On 12 February 2020, the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (Commissioner) issued a report on all business enterprises involved in certain activities relating to Israeli settlements in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (OPT) (Report).…


Fast tracking discoveries in biophysics for the good of society

A new open access journal from Cambridge University Press – QRB Discovery – will provide an outlet for exciting new discoveries in the burgeoning field of biophysics. Its launch this week coincides with the annual conference of the Biophysical Society and promises those working in the field a fast, transparent way to publish cutting edge results.…


What big data can tell us about plants

A new open access journal from Cambridge University Press will provide an interdisciplinary forum for high quality research on ground-breaking discoveries and predictions in plant science. Launched this week, Quantitative Plant Biology is co-owned by the John Innes Centre, one of the world’s leading research institutes in plant genetics and crop improvement.…


Q&A with Wearable Technologies Associate Editor: Professor G. K. Ananthasuresh

Professor G. K. Ananthasuresh, of the Department of Mechanical Engineering, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, answers our questions about his work and Cambridge University Press’s new journal Wearable Technologies.


A ‘Significant’ and ‘Concrete’ Step Forward? UN Releases Database of Businesses Linked to Israeli Settlements in the OPT (1/2) Reactions to and Scope of the Report

On 12 February 2020, the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (Commissioner) issued a report on all business enterprises involved in certain activities relating to Israeli settlements in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (OPT) (Report).…


animal Special Issue: Ruminant Physiology

On behalf of the organizing committee of the XIIIth International Symposium on Ruminant Physiology (ISRP) we are pleased to announce the special issue of animal with 18 review papers which highlighted the different sections of this symposium.…


MRS Communications: Engaging the Materials Science Community in Asia

MRS Communications is committed to engaging and supporting the global materials science community and early-career researchers within the community. Working with international organizations and scientific meetings, the Materials Research Society (MRS) and Cambridge University Press sponsor a Best Poster Award and conduct workshops throughout Asia. The Best Poster Award is adjudicated and presented by Editor-in-Chief Rigoberto C.…