Did you know that it is five years since Springer launched an open access books programme?
Monthly Archives: August 2017
Convergence: The integration of engineering, physical sciences, computation, and life sciences—with profound benefits for medicine and health, energy, and environment.
BMC Ecology recently announced the winners of its 2017 Image Competition. Here we share the overall winning images – enjoy!
All about our journal focusing on the mathematical study of social networks.
What if employers couldn’t trust that students had earned their degrees honestly? And what happens if the public’s trust towards professionals like doctors, engineers, business people or journalists is seriously undermined? Tracey Bretag, recently appointed member of the Committee on Publication Ethics Council (COPE), explains in this podcast why trust, respect and transparency at all levels of education have direct consequences on society.
Interview with Eduard Jorswieck, the new Editor-in-Chief of the EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking
The EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking has a new Editor-in-Chief, Eduard Jorswieck, who took over from Luc Vandendorpe earlier this year. Recently, we had the opportunity to record an interview with Eduard Jorswieck for our blog. In this podcast you will learn more about his scientific background, his motivation for taking over as EiC, the advantages he sees in open access and more.
A new article published in the International Journal for Educational Integrity examines the academic integrity issue of contract cheating through the lens of criminological theory. Crime can be observed with non-random distribution across time, space, offenders, and targets: likewise, academic misconduct follows unusual patterns that are indicative of a problem.
In the aftermath of recent (and surprising) election results, it became evident that poll results do not tell the whole story about voters’ intentions. In a study published in EPJ Data Science, researchers from the University of Leeds have mapped voter sentiment in all United Kingdom constituencies based on data from electronic petitions, achieving a good match with the results of the 2017 General Election.
The Editors of Fixed Point Theory and Applications wanted to find more ways to thank their Editorial Board members. Highlighting one each quarter is one of the things they’re doing.
Research published today in EPJ Data Science finds that early-warning signs of depression can be detected in Instagram posts before a clinical diagnosis is made. Here to tell us how the image filter, colour and the number of faces in the post can all be predictors are authors of the study, Andrew G. Reece and Christopher M. Danforth.