Discover Journal Series

  • A new series of fully open access journals
  • Focusing on speed, service and integrity
  • Covering hot topics from across all disciplines

The Discover Journal Series

Discover Journals © Springer 2020Our series of Discover Journals is a collection of fully open access journals committed to providing all authors a streamlined submission process, rapid review and publication, and a high level of author service at every stage. The series will consist of up to 40 new titles covering hot topics from across the full range of applied science, physical, life, medical and social disciplines. 

Why publish in the Discover Journals

  • Our streamlined submission process ensures a swift turnaround time to publish your research rapidly while maintaining the highest peer-review standards.
  • As fully open access journals, we ensure that your research is highly discoverable and instantly available globally to everyone.
  • We provide you with an excellent support service at every stage to guide you through the whole submission, review and publication process.
  • The Discover journals uphold the ethical standards for research and publication as defined by the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE), and support authors in adhering to these throughout the peer-review process.

Discover the newest journals in the series

RG01-Discover12672-Oncology © SpringerDiscover Oncology

Discover Oncology is a fully open access journal publishing research from across all fields relevant to Oncology. The journal spans from basic and translational science, through to preclinical, clinical, and epidemiology, and welcomes content that interfaces at all levels of cancer research.

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RG01-Discover43937-Energy © SpringerDiscover Energy

Discover Energy is a broad, open access journal publishing research from across all fields relevant to the science, technology and application of energy and fuel research, as well as the impact that energy technologies and policies have on society. It aims to support and accelerate United Nations Sustainable Development Goal 7: 'Affordable and Clean Energy'.

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RG01-Discover43938-ChemicalEngineer © SpringerDiscover Chemical Engineering

Discover Chemical Engineering is a broad, open access journal publishing research from across all fields relevant to chemical engineering. The journal covers research on fundamental concepts, new developments and the application of chemical engineering principles to a broad range of industries. 

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RG01-Discover43939-Materials © SpringerDiscover Materials

Discover Materials is a broad, open access journal publishing research from across all fields of materials. The journal considers the whole value chain, ranging from fundamental and applied research to the synthesis, characterisation, modelling and application of materials.

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RG01-Discover43926-InternetofThings © SpringerDiscover Internet of Things

Discover Internet of Things is an interdisciplinary, open access journal publishing research from across all fields relevant to IoT. The journal covers concepts at the component, hardware, and system level as well as programming, operating systems, software, applications and other technology-oriented research topics. It aims to support and accelerate United Nations' SDG  9: ‘Build resilient infrastructure, promote inclusive and sustainable industrialization and foster innovation’.

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Insights about the Discover Series

Toby Charkin, Publishing Director	 © SpringerPublishing Director, Toby Charkin, about the Discover Series

“Taking advantage of publisher resources, AI and deep learning technologies, we can streamline the submission process and shorten the time to publication. Combine this with both in-house and external editorial expertise, and the Discover Series offers a more user-friendly, personal journey for authors. We are committed to becoming more efficient in delivering value to and serving our research community. We see this new series as a positive example of that commitment.”


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Discover Oncology, EiC - Eleonora Candi © Eleonora CandiEditor-in-Chief, Professor Eleonora Candi, about Discover Oncology

Discover Oncology being a broad scope cancer research and oncology journal will meet the needs of the scientific community in this growing field. The broad spectrum of the cancer-related topics will give to researchers and clinicians the opportunity to share their advances in the field and to get a whole picture about novelties, hot topics and translational/clinical innovations in the cancer-research and oncology field.”


Meet the Editor-in-Chief

Sang Yup Lee © SpringerEditor-in-Chief, Dr. Sang Yup Lee, about Discover Chemical Engineering

“Chemical Engineering covers broad and truly multidisciplinary fields encompassing fundamental sciences and engineering principles. It is THE most important discipline for successfully designing chemical, biological and materials products and developing processes for their efficient production.”


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Discover Energy, EiC, George Tynan © EiCEditor-in-Chief, Professor George R. Tynan, about Discover Energy

Discover Energy aims to create a peer-reviewed forum where the energy science, technology, business and economics, policy, and systems communities can gather to discuss, debate, identify and evaluate pathways that accelerate the decarbonization of the world’s energy systems.”


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