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Metallurgical Research & Technology 2021 Best Paper Award (May 2022)

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We are delighted to announce the winner of the Metallurgical Research & Technology 2021 Best Paper Award.

The Metallurgical Research & Technology Best Paper Award honors the author(s) of a paper of exceptional merit dealing with research and/or industrial aspects in metallurgy and bringing an outstanding contribution to the field. All articles published during the current year prior to the award, including Short Communications, Regular articles, Reviews and Topical contributions, can be considered for an award. The editorial committee meets every year, in December, to judge the best papers according to th criteria of originality, innovation, significance to the research community, industrial relevance, technical excellence, impact, and clarity of presentation.

The authors of the awarded articles are offered a book from the EDP Sciences catalogue. In addition, they are given the possibility to publish a press release about their work and/or their laboratory/team. Finally, the selected articles are turned into free access so that all readers can have a chance to read them.

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Metallurgical Research & Technology 2019 Best Paper Award (November 2020)

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We are delighted to announce the winner of the Metallurgical Research & Technology 2019 Best Paper Award.

The Metallurgical Research & Technology Best Paper Award honors the author(s) of a paper of exceptional merit dealing with research and/or industrial aspects in metallurgy and bringing an outstanding contribution to the field. All articles published during the current year prior to the award, including Short Communications, Regular articles, Reviews and Topical contributions, can be considered for an award. The editorial committee meets every year, in December, to judge the best papers according to the criteria of originality, innovation, significance to the research community, industrial relevance, technical excellence, impact, and clarity of presentation.

The authors of the awarded articles are offered a book from the EDP Sciences catalogue. In addition, they are given the possibility to publish a press release about their work and/or their laboratory/team. Finally, the selected articles are turned into free access so that all readers can have a chance to read them.

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2020 Journal Impact Factor: Another increase for Metallurgical Research & Technology

Metallurgical Research & Technology is pleased to share the good news that the Journal Citation Reports™, released recently by Clarivate Analytics, show its 2020 Journal Impact Factor™ has increased by 60% from 0.646 to 1.035. This takes it above 1.000 for the first time. In addition, its current CiteScore is 1.4.

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Metallurgical Research & Technology 2020 Best Paper Award (June 2021)

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We are delighted to announce the winner of the Metallurgical Research & Technology 2020 Best Paper Award.

The Metallurgical Research & Technology Best Paper Award honors the author(s) of a paper of exceptional merit dealing with research and/or industrial aspects in metallurgy and bringing an outstanding contribution to the field. All articles published during the current year prior to the award, including Short Communications, Regular articles, Reviews and Topical contributions, can be considered for an award. The editorial committee meets every year, in December, to judge the best papers according to the criteria of originality, innovation, significance to the research community, industrial relevance, technical excellence, impact, and clarity of presentation.

The authors of the awarded articles are offered a book from the EDP Sciences catalogue. In addition, they are given the possibility to publish a press release about their work and/or their laboratory/team. Finally, the selected articles are turned into free access so that all readers can have a chance to read them.

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Metallurgical Research & Technology 2018 Best Paper Award (August 2019)

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We are delighted to announce the winner of the Metallurgical Research & Technology 2018 Best Paper Award.

The Metallurgical Research & Technology Best Paper Award honors the author(s) of a paper of exceptional merit dealing with research and/or industrial aspects in metallurgy and bringing an outstanding contribution to the field. All articles published during the current year prior to the award, including Short Communications, Regular articles, Reviews and Topical contributions, can be considered for an award. The editorial committee meets every year, in December, to judge the best papers according to the criteria of originality, innovation, significance to the research community, industrial relevance, technical excellence, impact, and clarity of presentation.

The authors of the awarded articles are offered a book from the EDP Sciences catalogue. In addition, they are given the possibility to publish a press release about their work and/or their laboratory/team. Finally, the selected articles are turned into free access so that all readers can have a chance to read them.

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Professor Jacques Poirier receives the Alfred W. Allen Award for an article in Metallurgical Research & Technology

Last year we congratulated the authors of New advances in the laboratory characterization of refractories: testing and modelling for winning the 2018 Alfred W. Allen Award. The authors are: Jacques Poirier, Eric Blond, Emmanuel de Bilbao, Rudy Michel, Antoine Coulon, Jean Gillibert, Michel Boussuge, Yang Zhang, David Ryckelynk, Gilles Dusserre, Thierry Cutard, and Paul Leplay.

In March, Professor Jacques Poirier of Polytech Orléans received the award at the American Ceramic Society's 55th Annual Symposium. EDP Sciences’ publishing editor, Ariana Fuga commented “I am delighted to congratulate Professor Poirier and all the authors once again.”

The Alfred W. Allen Award of the American Ceramic Society was established to “honour the legacy of an educator, technical contributor and supporter of the Refractory Ceramics Division”. The award committee biennially selects the author(s) of the paper which reflects the highest level of technical quality in the refractory ceramics field.

Metallurgical Research & Technology (MRT) is a peer-reviewed bi-monthly journal publishing original high-quality research papers in areas ranging from process metallurgy to metal product properties and applications of ferrous and non-ferrous metals and alloys, including light-metals. To find out more or submit an article, please visit the Metallurgical Research & Technology website.

Authors of Metallurgical Research & Technology receive the 2018 Alfred W. Allen Award (August 2018)

Metallurgical Research & Technology and the team at EDP Sciences wish to congratulate the authors of ‘New advances in the laboratory characterization of refractories: testing and modelling’ , Jacques Poirier, Eric Blond, Emmanuel de Bilbao, Rudy Michel, Antoine Coulon, Jean Gillibert, Michel Boussuge, Yang Zhang, David Ryckelynk, Gilles Dusserre, Thierry Cutard, and Paul Leplay (2017), for winning the 2018 Alfred W. Allen Award.

The Alfred W. Allen Award of the American Ceramic Society was established to “honour the legacy of an educator, technical contributor and supporter of the Refractory Ceramics Division”. The award committee biennially selects the author(s) of the paper which reflects the highest level of technical quality in the refractory ceramics field.

Professor Jacques Poirier will receive the award in March 2019 at the Society’s Annual St. Louis Refractory Symposium.

Metallurgical Research & Technology 2017 Best Paper Award (July 2018)

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We are delighted to announce the winner of the Metallurgical Research & Technology 2017 Best Paper Award.

The Metallurgical Research & Technology Best Paper Award honors the author(s) of a paper of exceptional merit dealing with research and/or industrial aspects in metallurgy and bringing an outstanding contribution to the field. All articles published during the current year prior to the award, including Short Communications, Regular articles, Reviews and Topical contributions, can be considered for an award. The editorial committee meets every year, in December, to judge the best papers according to the criteria of originality, innovation, significance to the research community, industrial relevance, technical excellence, impact, and clarity of presentation.

The authors of the awarded articles are offered a book from the EDP Sciences catalogue. In addition, they are given the possibility to publish a press release about their work and/or their laboratory/team. Finally, the selected articles are turned into free access so that all readers can have a chance to read them.

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Metallurgical Research & Technology 2016 Best Paper Award (January 2017)

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We are delighted to announce the winner of the Metallurgical Research & Technology 2016 Best Paper Award.

The Metallurgical Research & Technology Best Paper Award honors the author(s) of a paper of exceptional merit dealing with research and/or industrial aspects in metallurgy and bringing an outstanding contribution to the field. All articles published during the current year prior to the award, including Short Communications, Regular articles, Reviews and Topical contributions, can be considered for an award. The editorial committee meets every year, in December, to judge the best papers according to the criteria of originality, innovation, significance to the research community, industrial relevance, technical excellence, impact, and clarity of presentation.

The authors of the awarded articles are offered a book from the EDP Sciences catalogue. In addition, they are given the possibility to publish a press release about their work and/or their laboratory/team. Finally, the selected articles are turned into free access so that all readers can have a chance to read them.

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Best Paper Award ! (November 2016)

We are delighted to announce the continuation of the Metallurgical Research & Technology Best Paper Award.

The Metallurgical Research & Technology Best Paper Award honors the author(s) of a paper of exceptional merit dealing with research and/or industrial aspects in metallurgy and bringing an outstanding contribution to the field.

All articles published during the current year prior to the award, including Short Communications, Regular articles, Reviews and Topical issue papers, can be considered for an award. The papers will be judged in December using the criteria of originality, innovation, significance to the research community, industrial relevance, technical excellence, impact, and clarity of presentation. The authors of the awarded articles will receive a book from EDP Sciences catalogue (www.edition-sciences.com); in addition they will be given the possibility to publish a News presenting their work and team.

The winners will be selected among the nominated authors by the Metallurgical Research & Technology Editorial Board members and the readers of the journal. Nominations (among volume 2016) can be sent by email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. giving the publication details of the paper and explaining how it meets the criteria listed above.

The closing date for nominations is 20 November 2016 !

The Metallurgical Research & Technology Best Paper Awards 2016 will be announced in the beginning of 2017.

Robert ALBERNY and Jean-Marc STEILER
Editors-in-Chief

Ariana FUGA
Managing Editor

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