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Mathematical Modelling of Natural Phenomena – editorial update including the Coronavirus special issue

We are pleased to share the latest Editorial from Mathematical Modelling of Natural Phenomena (MMNP) in which Editor-in-Chief, Vitaly Volpert, reflects on the past year and looks ahead to new horizons. We are also pleased to update you on the MMNP special issue, Coronavirus: Scientific insights and societal aspects, which began publishing articles in March 2020 just as the Covid-19 pandemic took hold.

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Mathematical Modelling of Natural Phenomena embraces transparent peer review and preprints by becoming the first “PCI-friendly” mathematics journal

Mathematical Modelling of Natural Phenomena (MMNP), a research journal published by EDP Sciences and the Société de Mathématiques Appliquées et Industrielles (SMAI), has become the first mathematics journal to partner with Peer Community In (PCI). PCI is a non-profit, non-commercial platform that publishes recommendations of preprints after peer-review through specific communities of researchers.

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New CiteScore for Mathematical Modelling of Natural Phenomena shows a significant increase

Following the release of the latest CiteScores by Scopus, we are pleased to report that the 2021 CiteScore for Mathematical Modelling of Natural Phenomena (MMNP) is 5.7 – an increase from 4 in 2020. It is now ranked 56/590 in Applied Mathematics placing it in Q1 of both this and the Modeling and Simulation category. We are happy to see the high-quality content published by MMNP in open access continuing to make an impact in the mathematical modelling community and proud of the journal’s continued growth.

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Subscribe-to-Open 2022 Transparency Report for maths journals provides new metrics

We are pleased to share the Subscribe-to-Open (S2O) 2022 Transparency Report. The annual report details costs and prices related to the EDP Sciences-SMAI Subscribe-to-Open program for the applied mathematics journals they co-publish.

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Support from library community for Subscribe-to-Open ensures continued open access for Mathematics titles in 2022

Paris, France, 8 March 2022: EDP Sciences and the Société de Mathématiques Appliquées et Industrielles (SMAI) have announced today that six mathematics journals will continue to publish in open access under the Subscribe-to-Open (S2O) model in 2022*. This demonstrates the support from the library community for this equitable open access model which enables open access publication without article processing charges (APCs).

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Strong performance from maths portfolio in 2020 Journal Impact Factors from Clarivate

MMNP ranks Q1 following ground-breaking move to Subscribe-to-Open in 2020

Paris, France, 8 July 2021: We are pleased to report that our mathematics journals have performed particularly well in this year’s Journal Impact Factors ™ from Clarivate. The star performer is Mathematical Modelling of Natural Phenomena (MMNP) which increased by 153% (from 1.642 to 4.157) having already increased by 73% last year. It is now ranked 13/108 in “Mathematics, Interdisciplinary Applications”, 6/265 in “Mathematics, Applied” and 10/58 in “Mathematical & Computational Biology” – all Q1 or the top 25% of the world’s most-cited journals. Indeed, every EDP Sciences maths journal indexed in Web of Science ™ has received an increased impact factor contributing to an unprecedented year in which all eligible EDP Sciences journals increased.

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Momentum builds for Subscribe-to-Open as mathematics portfolio transitions to open access

Paris, France, 19 May 2021: It is confirmed that five mathematics journals published by EDP Sciences and the Société de Mathématiques Appliquées et Industrielles (SMAI) will join Mathematical Modelling of Natural Phenomena (MMNP) in open access under the Subscribe-to-Open (S2O) model in 2021*. The transition will further bolster S2O, a transformative model first introduced by Annual Reviews and recently endorsed by cOAlition S.

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MMNP COVID-19 special issue expands its publication formats to include HTML and ePUB

Mathematical Modelling of Natural Phenomena (MMNP) is pleased to announce that all articles from the “Coronavirus: Scientific insights and societal aspects” special issue can now be accessed in HTML and ePUB formats, in addition to the traditional PDF format. With these additional formats, we are making research on mathematical modelling of the Covid-19 epidemic more easily accessible to researchers, students, and the public alike.

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Mathematical modelling in the age of COVID-19

Vitaly Volpert of the Institut Camille Jordan, University of Lyon, France, reviews how the public’s new favourite scientific discipline, mathematical modelling, is being used to track and tackle the COVID-19 pandemic.

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2019 Impact Factor: sharp rise for MMNP

After being included in the ‘Mathematics, Applied’ category of Web of Science towards the end of 2019, MMNP is delighted to announce a 73% increase in its 2019 Impact Factor. The Journal Citation Reports®, announced by Clarivate Analytics recently, show an increase from 0.949 in 2018 to 1.642* in 2019 meaning it now ranks 66/260 in the Mathematics Applied category. With a CiteScore of 3.2, MMNP currently ranks 121/510 in Applied Mathematics.

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