UniPHY scientific social and professional network adds new discussion groups feature
Melville, NY, November 3, 2010 — The American Institute of Physics (www.aip.org) announced today the addition of UniPHY Discussion Groups, a new, highly interactive feature on the UniPHY (aipuniphy.org) professional and social networking platform. This new feature will allow UniPHY members to form collaborative environments centered around any number of common interests, including journals, disciplines, institutions, organizations, or upcoming events.
"We feel that the addition of Discussion Groups to UniPHY will provide members with a significant improvement in their ability to utilize the interactive aspects of the platform, which is in line with our goal of enhancing and accelerating the collaborative process among scientific researchers," said Chris Iannicello, Product Manager of UniPHY. "We encourage scientists to join UniPHY and begin participating in dynamic conversations that will foster new ideas and discoveries."
The new Discussion Groups feature gives researchers the ability to:
UniPHY is a first-of-its-kind networking platform for physical scientists. The platform is pre-populated with 300,000 profiles of individual scientists based on their publication history. A researcher can discover the work each of these scientists has conducted and follow a web of connections, including co-authors and the co-authors' collaborators.
The American Institute of Physics is a federation of 10 physical science societies representing more than 135,000 scientists, engineers, and educators and is one of the world's largest publishers of scientific information in physics. Offering full-solution publishing services for scientific societies and for similar organizations in science and engineering, AIP pursues innovation in electronic publishing of scholarly journals. AIP publishes 12 journals; two magazines, including its flagship publication Physics Today; and the AIP Conference Proceedings series. Its online publishing platform Scitation hosts nearly two million articles from more than 185 scholarly journals and other publications of 28 learned society publishers.
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