New Energy and Sustainability Review Journal Launched by the Materials Research Society and Cambridge University Press

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The Materials Research Society (MRS) and Cambridge University Press have announced that they will be launching a new authoritative review journal focusing on energy and sustainability.

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"With this high-impact review journal, we have an opportunity to define the context of the field of sustainability and facilitate its scientific development, while including the broader context of economics, sociology, and policy..."

The Materials Research Society (MRS) and Cambridge University Press have announced that they will be launching a new authoritative review journal focusing on energy and sustainability.

The new journal, MRS Energy & Sustainability: A Review Journal, http://www.mrs.org/energy-sustainability-journal/, will launch in early 2014. MRS Energy & Sustainability aims to be a high-impact technical review journal focusing on key topics in materials research and development as they relate to energy and sustainability applications.

Published content will be set in an integrated context of scientific, technological, and sociological complexities relating to environment and sustainability. Coverage will include reviews of new R&D; interdisciplinary systems integration; and objective application of economic, sociological, and governmental models enabling research and technological developments.

MRS Energy & Sustainability, as a primarily digital, online-only review journal, will offer essential authoritative content to a broad spectrum of energy and sustainability scientists, academics, policy makers, and industry professionals, all interested in the interdisciplinary nature of science, technology, and policy. The journal will be led by three distinguished Editors-in-Chief who are all experts in the field of energy and sustainability, and who demonstrate proven success in developing educational outreach in the areas of energy and sustainability:

•David S. Ginley - National Renewable Energy Laboratory
•David Cahen - Weizmann Institute of Science
•Sally M. Benson - Stanford University

David S. Ginley, Editor-in Chief, said: "With this high-impact review journal, we have an opportunity to define the context of the field of sustainability and facilitate its scientific development, while including the broader context of economics, sociology, and policy. The Editors-in-Chief look forward to working with the Materials Research Society and Cambridge University Press to launch this groundbreaking title."

"MRS is perfectly situated to understand and serve both the scientific and societal bases driving sustainable energy solutions and issues. Through our publishing partnership we aim to be the go-to resource for authoritative content and information on one of the great problems of our time" said Simon Ross, Managing Director at Cambridge Journals, and Deputy Managing Director at Cambridge University Press.

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Notes to Editors
For further information, or to arrange interviews, please contact:

Anita B. Miller
Tel: 724.779.2754
Email: amiller(at)mrs(dot)org.

Joon Won Moon
Tel: 212.337.5941
Email: jmoon(at)cambridge(dot)org.

About the Materials Research Society
The Materials Research Society (MRS) is an international organization of over 16,000 materials researchers from academia, industry and government, and a recognized leader in promoting the advancement of interdisciplinary materials research to improve the quality of life. MRS members are engaged and enthusiastic professionals hailing from physics, chemistry, biology, mathematics and engineering-the full spectrum of materials research.

Headquartered in Warrendale, Pennsylvania (USA), MRS membership now spans over 80 countries, with more than 40% of members residing outside the United States. In addition to its communications and publications portfolio, MRS organizes high-quality scientific meetings, attracting over 13,000 attendees annually and facilitating interactions among a wide range of experts from the cutting edge of the global materials community. MRS is also a recognized leader in education outreach and advocacy for scientific research.

For further information, go to: http://www.mrs.org.

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: http://www.cambridge.org.

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