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Four Pillars of Open Science: Open Code

This is the last post in our four-part blog series exploring Open Science; this week we focus on open code. You can still read the other blogs in this series on Open Access, Open Peer Review and Open Data. You can also sign up to email alerts to make sure you don’t miss out on any upcoming posts.

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4open listed on Publons Journal List

4open is proud to announce that the journal has been included in the Publons Journal List. Publons, the service which "aims to speed up research by harnessing the power of peer review", encourages transparency in the peer review process for all involved - a theme that dominated the discussion during the recent Peer Review Week (September 11th-15th).

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Four Pillars of Open Science: Open Data

This is the third blog post from our new series exploring Open Science, focussing on each foundational pillar in turn. This week our post focuses on open data.

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Four Pillars of Open Science: Open Peer Review

This is the second blog post from our new series exploring Open Science, placing the spotlight on each of the four pillars that form its foundation. This week, in acknowledgment of Peer Review Week, our post will focus on Open Peer Review.

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Four Pillars of Open Science: Open Access

This is the first blog post from our new series exploring Open Science, placing the spotlight on each of the four pillars that form its foundation. This first post focuses on Open Access.

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Five reasons to submit to 4open

4open is a multi- and inter-disciplinary Open Access journal committed to excellence and integrity in academic scholarship. The journal was borne out of a shared desire among the editorial team to advance the four pillars of open science, to publish high quality scientific research, and bring it to the attention of a global audience.

You can read about the development of the journal from the Editors in Chief: Björn Brücher, Elias Brinks, and Theodore Simos - in our interview series.

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Meet the 4open Editors-in-Chief: Prof. Theodore Simos

4open Interview series

In this blog series, you can discover more about the Editors-in-Chief of 4open. This week we’re talking to Professor Theodore Simos, who leads the editorial board for Mathematics and works with his fellow Editors-in-Chief on the broader development of the journal.

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Meet the 4open Editors-in-Chief: Prof. Elias Brinks

4open Interview series

In this blog series, you can discover more about the Editors-in-Chief of 4open. This week we’re talking to Professor Elias Brinks, who leads the editorial board for Physics, and works with his fellow Editors-in Chief on the broader development of the journal.

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Meet the 4open Editors-in-Chief: Prof. Björn Brücher

4open Interview series

In this blog series, you can discover more about the Editors-in-Chief of 4open. This week we’re talking to Professor Björn Brücher, who leads the editorial board for Life Sciences and Medicine, and works with his fellow Editors-in-Chief on the broader development of the journal.

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Launch of 4open- a new Open Access journal from EDP Sciences

Paris, France June 29th 2017- EDP Sciences, a learned society owned publisher, has announced the launch of a new multi- and inter-disciplinary Open Access journal: 4open.

4open promotes excellence and rigour in academic scholarship, disseminating high quality, original research in all subjects across the STEM domain. The journal has resolute commitments to academic excellence and the advancement of the four pillars of open science: Open Access, Open Data, Open Code, and Open Peer Review. Read the full Aims & Scope on the journal website.

4open partners with the Theodor-Billroth-Academy® (TBA®) and International Consortium of Research Excellence of the TBA® (INCORE) in this new launch. Professors Björn L.D.M. Brücher, Elias Brinks, and Theodore E. Simos will lead, as Editors-in-Chief, a truly international editorial board of over 130 members in 37 countries.

“Developing 4open has been an exciting project for all involved”, Jean-Marc Quilbé, CEO at EDP Sciences said of the launch “I am glad to see that the hard work has paid off, and I am in no doubt that in the coming years the journal will succeed in establishing itself as a respected voice in the scientific community.”

EDP Sciences is currently in the process of recruiting an expert steering committee, which will guide 4open on strategy, scientific direction and ethics ensuring the highest standards of academic integrity.

The journal is open for submissions and prospective authors are invited to visit our Instructions for authors for full guidance.

Follow @4openjournal on Twitter for updates, or visit https://www.4open-sciences.org/