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Managing research information: one size does not fit all

Notes to editors:

For further information, contact either:

  • IOP Senior Press Officer, Joe Winters, on 020 7470 4815/07946 321473 or email or
  • Dr Robert Massey, Deputy Executive Secretary at the Royal Astronomical Society, on 020 7734 3307/07941 248035 or email

The Institute of Physics and IOP Publishing
The Institute of Physics is a leading scientific society promoting physics and bringing physicists together for the benefit of all.

It has a worldwide membership of around 40 000 comprising physicists from all sectors, as well as those with an interest in physics. It works to advance physics research, application and education; and engages with policymakers and the public to develop awareness and understanding of physics. Its publishing company, IOP Publishing, is a world leader in professional scientific publishing and the electronic dissemination of physics.  

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Research Information Network
Research Information Network (RIN) supports the development of effective information strategies and practices for the UK’s research community.

Through conducting research, providing guidance and promoting innovation, we aim to meet the needs of researchers, institutions, funders, information professionals and everyone who plays a role in the research information landscape. 

Royal Astronomical Society
The Royal Astronomical Society founded in 1820, encourages and promotes the study of astronomy, solar-system science, geophysics and closely related branches of science. The RAS organizes scientific meetings, publishes international research and review journals, recognizes outstanding achievements by the award of medals and prizes, maintains an extensive library, supports education through grants and outreach activities and represents UK astronomy nationally and internationally. Its more than 3500 members (Fellows), a third based overseas, include scientific researchers in universities, observatories and laboratories as well as historians of astronomy and others.

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