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Taylor & Francis and the National Institute for Materials Science launch new publishing partnership

Singapore, 7 January 2016: Taylor & Francis Group, the Academic Publishing division of Informa, and the National Institute for Materials Science are pleased to announce a new publishing partnership for the journal Science and Technology of Advanced Materials.

Publishing as an open access journal, Science and Technology of Advanced Materials will cover a broad spectrum of materials science research including functional materials, synthesis and processing, theoretical analyses, characterization and properties of materials. Emphasis is placed on the interdisciplinary nature of materials science and issues at the forefront of the field, such as energy and environmental issues, as well as medical and bioengineering applications.

Mikiko Tanifuji, Publishing Director of Science and Technology of Advanced Materials at National Institute for Materials Science said: “I am looking forward to working with Taylor & Francis towards the 20th anniversary of Science and Technology for Advanced Materials (STAM). The mission of STAM is to provide an open discussion forum, managed by scientists to make significant scientific progress in materials science. I believe this publishing partnership will improve the journal’s global outreach.”

David Green, Publishing Director International at Taylor & Francis Group, added: “Science and Technology of Advanced Materials is an important forum for research in this subject, contributing to research development across the field, in Japan and internationally. This partnership between National Institute for Materials Science and Taylor & Francis will marry excellence in research with excellence in publishing services, increasing the global impact of Science and Technology of Advanced Materials.” 

About Taylor & Francis Group

Taylor & Francis Group is the Academic Publishing division of Informa, one of the world’s leading business intelligence, academic publishing, knowledge and events businesses. Taylor & Francis Group partners with researchers, scholarly societies, universities and libraries worldwide to bring knowledge to life. As one of the world’s leading publishers of scholarly journals, books, ebooks and reference works our content spans all areas of Humanities, Social Sciences, Behavioural Sciences, Science, and Technology and Medicine. From our network of offices in Oxford, New York, Philadelphia, Boca Raton, Boston, Melbourne, Singapore, Beijing, Tokyo, Stockholm, New Delhi and Johannesburg, Taylor & Francis staff provide local expertise and support to our editors, societies and authors and tailored, efficient customer service to our library colleagues.

About National Institute for Materials Science (NIMS)

The National Institute for Materials Science (NIMS) is an independent administrative institution that was established to improve the level of materials science and technology in Japan; it is one of the largest and most internationalized research institutes in the country. Research at NIMS is focused on establishing techniques for designing, developing and characterizing novel materials, as well as on discovering new functions of traditional materials through innovative approaches. NIMS has a traditionally strong base in metals, ceramics, superconductors and wide-bandgap semiconductors, and is strengthening its expertise in organic and biological materials.

For more information, please contact:
Aletheia Heah, Marketing Executive, Taylor & Francis Group