Research data policy

IOP Publishing supports the principles of transparency and openness in scientific research, with the reproducibility of research facilitated by the availability of data, code and research materials underpinning research articles.

Many research funders now require authors to make all data related to their research available in an online repository. Most funder policies can be viewed at the Sherpa Juliet database.

All IOP Publishing journals have a policy on research data and this will be listed in the ‘about the journal’ section of their website. IOP Publishing journals will follow one of the following policies on research data:

Any journal that IOP Publishing publishes on behalf of another society or organisation may have its own policy on research data. Please check their specific journal guidelines before submitting your article.