Metallurgical Research & Technology launches the Best Paper Award (6 oct. 2014)

Metallurgical Research & Technology launches the Best Paper Award.

We are delighted to announce the launch 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 each year 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 that they choose from the EDP Sciences catalogue in addition they will be given the possibility to publish on the journal website, a news article about their work or their laboratory/team. The winners will receive their prizes shortly after the awards announcement and their names will be published in the January issue of the journal.Papers can be nominated by the Metallurgical Research & Technology Editorial Board members (who are ineligible) or by readers of the journal. Up to three Best Paper Awards will be presented annually. Authors cannot nominate their own papers. Nominations can be sent by email to the journal editorial office (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.

Nominations for papers to be awarded in 2014 are now welcomed. Eligible articles must have been published in Volume 111 (2014). The nominations will be judged by the Editorial board of the journal during its December 2014 meeting. The closing date for nominations is 2 December 2014.

The Metallurgical Research & Technology Best Paper Awards 2014 will be announced in the beginning of 2015.

Robert Alberny and Jean-Marc Steiler

Ariana Fuga
(Managing Editor)

Announcing new article type "Short Communication" (29 juil. 2014)

We are pleased to announce that the journal “Metallurgical Research & Technology” introduces a new article type, the “Short Communication”. These are contributions deserving priority in publication and report work that it technically sound, innovative and significantly unique in a length that does not exceed four printed pages. The authors that submit such an article are invited to provide, during the submission stage, a concise statement indicating the novelty, the outstanding and the significant aspects of their work. Articles of this type will be published online and will be given a free access for two months. We look forward to receiving your Short Communication and thank you in advance for publishing with us!