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The French mathematician, Yves Meyer, has just been awarded the Abel prize, one of the discipline's highest distinctions, for his research on the theory of wavelets – linking mathematics, information technology, and computer science.

This distinction will take its place alongside the Gauss prize that Yves Meyer received in 2010 alongside Cédric Villani, both EDP Sciences authors in ESAIM-COCV and ESAIM-M2AN. This major accolade in mathematics is awarded by the International Mathematical Union.


Born in 1939, Yves Meyer was professor at the Paris Dauphine University until he retired in 2008, he was at the École Polytechnique from 1980 to 1986, and was the invited professor at the Conservatoire National des Arts et Métiers in 2000. He currently holds a position as Professor Emeritus at l’École normale supérieure Paris-Saclay, as well as being a member of l'Académie des Sciences, and a foreign member of the United States National Academy of Sciences.

EDP Sciences has announced that it is now publishing the fully Open Access journal, BioMedicine. EDP officially took over publication of the journal at in the beginning of 2017. The first issue published by EDP Sciences is available since beginning of March 2017.

BioMedicine is a peer-reviewed international Open Access journal that publishes high quality scientific research in the fields of translational and personalized medicine, with the goal of disseminating medical science knowledge to improve global health. The journal is owned and sponsored by China Medical University, Taiwan, and as such there are no article processing charges, so it is free for both authors and readers.

Editor-in-Chief, Professor Fuu-Jen Tsai, China Medical University, Taiwan commented: "We are delighted to be working with EDP Sciences as the publisher to take BioMedicine forward. Their strong track record in Open Access publishing allows us to greatly improve the impact and international reach of BioMedicine."

BioMedicine accepts articles on clinical, laboratory and social research in translational and personalized medicine, especially in the field of rare diseases. The following article types accepted: reviews, original articles, case reports, short communications, and letters to the Editor.

"The advances in medical science knowledge provide hope for improved global health", commented Agnès Henri, Editorial Director at EDP Sciences, "We look forward to working with BioMedicine to expand the reach and increase the impact of the journal".

The latest articles will be available to read online at

About EDP Sciences

EDP Sciences is a not-for-profit publisher, established in 1920, belonging to learned societies with a mission to participate in the dissemination of important research that accelerates scientific progress and cross-fertilisation of ideas of the society in general. EDP Sciences is located in Paris and publishes over 55 scientific journals in the physical sciences, mathematics, life and environmental sciences, energy, materials and engineering, health and biomedical sciences. It also publishes 20 professional magazines, conference proceedings and books.

SICOT-J has published the first articles in a series of special issues that are to be published in 2017.

Deformity Correction, Limb Lengthening and Reconstruction, Guest Editor - Yasser ElBatrawy
Musculoskeletal tumors: Current approaches and controversies, Guest Editor: A. Kulidjian
Arthroscopic Treatment of Chondral Lesions of the Hip, Guest Editor: Marc Tey Pons

Further articles will be added to these Special Issues throughout 2017.

Additional special issues are also scheduled to publish during 2017. A non-exhaustive list is given below:

  • Proximal Femoral Fractures, Guest Editor - James Waddell
  • Computer Assisted Orthopaedic Surgery - Current State and Impact, Guest editor - Ajeya Adhikari

Look out for more articles throughout the year in these special issues.

Paris, Tuesday 7th March 2017. EDP Sciences has today signed an important licensing deal with Tsinghua University Press (TUP) who are a part of the prestigious Tsinghua University based in Beijing, China.

EDP Sciences are pleased to announce that International Journal of Metrology and Quality Engineering (IJMQE) is now a fully gold Open Access journal, meaning that all published articles will be available for anyone to read at any time from the publication date.

Astronomy & Astrophysics, published by EDP Sciences, has released a series of papers on the first science data from the GREGOR telescope (the largest of its kind in Europe.)

EDP Sciences journal Astronomy & Astrophysics has published a Special Issue gathering papers describing the GAIA data release and their validation.

Gaia is an ESA mission to survey one billion stars in our Galaxy and local galactic neighbourhood in order to build the most precise 3D map of the Milky Way and answer questions about its structure, origin and evolution.

Following the successful launch of Writing Studio for the authors of A&A journal, there have been further developments that now allow researchers to submit their paper to A&A via Writing Studio.

Writing Studio is a unique collaborative writing LaTex solution designed to simplify the process of writing an A&A article collaboratively on a single version of a paper. Now, A&A authors are able to use Writing Studio from the beginning of an article through to its submission.

For more information about Writing Studio please visit -

Anne Simoneau (Director of Sales and Marketing) and Nathalie Clément (Subscriptions Services Manager) from EDP Sciences will be attending the 2016 China Wuhan Periodical Fair 23rd – 24th September 2016.

Following the signing of an agreement with China National Publications Import & Export (Group) Corporation (CNPIEC) for distribution of their content to institutions throughout China, EDP Sciences are keen to meet with librarians in China to introduce and discuss EDP Sciences’ high quality journal content and collection.

For more information about the fair, please visit

EDP Sciences is proud to support Peer Review Week 2016. Without our team of peer reviewers, we would not be able to fulfil our commitment to publishing high quality research to support the advancement of science.

We share the organisers view that “good peer review, whatever shape or form it might take, is critical to scholarly communications” and as such we #RecognizeReview.