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MRS Press Release

Journal of Materials Research—The Place to Publish Your Best Work

September 17, 2013
Press & Public Relations Contact:

Ryan Rebholz
Communications Manager
Materials Research Society

WARRENDALE, PA, AND NEW YORK, NY—The Journal of Materials Research (JMR) welcomes manuscripts describing new research that demonstrates a significant impact or advance of scientific understanding of interest to the materials research community. Published jointly by the Materials Research Society and Cambridge University Press, JMR is a premier archival journal attracting authors and readers worldwide. To learn more about submission guidelines, visit JMR's Author Instructions page.

Five Reasons to Submit Your Research to JMR:

  1. 2012 Impact Factor increased 19.5 percent over 2011, highest increase among comparable journals
  2. Cited half-life an impressive >10 years, further attesting to its high value as an archival journal
  3. No page charges
  4. Open Access option ensures broad circulation outside of the standard subscription model
  5. Fast publication after acceptance, FirstView articles publish on Cambridge Journals Online in about 30 days

Although each issue of JMR covers a wide range of materials research topics, special Focus Issues explore a single topic in greater depth. We invite you to peruse the list of upcoming and previously published Focus Issues, and to propose topics for future focus issues. Please contact Gary Messing, Editor-in-Chief, at jmr@mrs.org, to propose new topics.


About Cambridge Journals
Cambridge Journals publishes over 300 peer-reviewed academic journals across a wide spread of subject areas, in print and online. Many of these journals are the leading academic publications in their fields and together they form one of the most valuable and comprehensive bodies of research available today. For further information, go to journals.cambridge.org.

About Cambridge University Press
Cambridge University Press is the publishing business of the University of Cambridge. Dedicated to excellence, its purpose is to further the University's objective of advancing knowledge, education, learning, and research. Its extensive peer-reviewed publishing lists comprise 36,000 titles covering academic research, professional development, nearly 300 research journals, school-level education, English language teaching and bible publishing. For further information, please go to www.cambridge.org.

About the Materials Research Society

MRS is an organization of over 12,000 materials researchers from academia, industry and government worldwide, and a recognized leader in promoting the advancement of interdisciplinary materials research and technology to improve the quality of life. MRS members are students and professionals hailing from physics, chemistry, biology, mathematics and engineering—the full spectrum of materials research. Headquartered in Warrendale, Pennsylvania (USA), MRS membership now spans 90 countries, with approximately 45 percent of members residing outside the United States.

MRS serves and engages members across generations to advance their careers and promote materials research and innovation. The Society produces high-quality meetings and publications, assuring that members of all career stages can present and publish their most important and timely work to an international and interdisciplinary audience. MRS continues to expand its professional development portfolio, as well as promote diversity and inclusion in the scientific workforce, with career services for researchers worldwide. The Society advocates for the importance of scientific research and innovation to policymakers and the community. And the MRS Awards program honors those whose work has already had a major impact in the field, as well as those whose work shows great promise for future leadership.

For more information about the Materials Research Society visit mrs.org and follow @Materials_MRS.