Inspiring the future with science

Featuring articles and chapters led by female researchers who share their knowledge and experience through science. Also featured are collections that spotlight exciting new discoveries in STEM. 

Enjoy free access on our articles and chapters until 20th May 2021. Open access articles are freely available online on a permanent basis.

Female Role Models in Analytical Chemistry

from Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry

Topical Collection: Interfaces, mixing and non-equilibrium dynamics

from SN Applied Sciences

Mechanisms of action, chemical characteristics, and model systems of obesogens

from BMC Biomedical Engineering

A Comparison of the Accuracy of Multi-satellite Precipitation Estimation and Ground Meteorological Records Over Southwestern Nigeria

from Remote Sensing in Earth Systems Sciences

A geospatial model for allocating potential urban–industrial zones in a desert: Case study Matrouh, Egypt

from Modeling Earth Systems and Environment

A Meta-analysis on Children’s Trust in Social Robots

from International Journal of Social Robotics

A molecular brush with thermoresponsive poly(2-ethyl-2-oxazoline) side chains: a structural investigation

from Colloid and Polymer Science

A unified framework for the solution of hyperbolic PDE systems using high order direct Arbitrary-Lagrangian-Eulerian schemes on moving unstructured meshes with topology change

from Archives of Computational Methods in Engineering

Additive manufacturing of steels: a review of achievements and challenges

from Journal of Materials Science

Adjoint sensitivity analysis of hybrid multibody dynamical systems

from Multibody System Dynamics

Aerospace Trailblazers

from Women in Aerospace Materials

Aromas flow: eco-friendly, continuous, and scalable preparation of flavour esters

from Journal of Flow Chemistry

Basic Ingredients of Intumescent Compositions

from Journal of Flow Chemistry

Broadband photoluminescence in a ceramic (Mg2SnO4–SnO2):Cr3+ system

from SN Applied Sciences

Catalysts via Atomic Layer Deposition

from Recent Advances in Nanoparticle Catalysis

Changes in air quality and human mobility in the USA during the COVID-19 pandemic

from Bulletin of Atmospheric Science and Technology

Cloud –SPHERE: Towards Secure UAV Service Provision

from Journal of Intelligent & Robotic Systems

Communication is not an Option

from Building a Cybersecurity Culture in Organizations

Communication is not an Option

from Building a Cybersecurity Culture in Organizations

Competitive removal of PGMs from aqueous solutions via dendrimer modifed magnetic nanoparticles

from SN Applied Sciences 

Computational Approaches to Zeolite-Based Adsorption Processes

from New Developments in Adsorption/Separation of Small Molecules by Zeolites 

Cyber Sickness in Industrial Virtual Reality Training

from Advances in Manufacturing II -Volume 1 - Solutions for Industry 4.0

Current issues regarding artificial intelligence in cancer and health care. Implications for medical physicists and biomedical engineers

from Health and Technology​​​​​​​

Current status and future challenges in research, development and implementation of sustainable energy systems

from Energy, Sustainability and Society​​​​​​​

Development and quantitative assessment of an elbow joint robot for elderly care training.

from Intelligent Service Robotics​​​​​​​

Daily Life in Space

from The Spacefarer's Handbook​​​​​​​

Detection of post-earthquake damage inside a concrete arch dam using the electromechanical impedance method

from Civil Structural Health Monitoring​​​​​​​

Divided Tokyo: Housing Policy, the Ideology of Homeownership, and the Growing Contrast Between the City Center and the Suburbs

from Divided Tokyo

Development of a multistep reaction cascade for the synthesis of a sacubitril precursor in continuous flow

from Journal of Flow Chemistry​​​​​​​

Dimensional Decomposition of Turbulent Reacting Flows

from Flow, Turbulence and Combustion​​​​​​​


Experimental investigation on the reversibility of concrete creep under repeating loads

from Materials and Structures​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

Electromagnetic field propagation in a composite laminate and induced thermal field

from International Journal of Material Forming​​​​​​​

Functional Nanohybrids Based on Dyes and Upconversion Nanoparticles

from Dyes and Photoactive Molecules in Microporous Systems

Fabrication of tin-based halide perovskites by pulsed laser deposition

from Applied Physics A​​​​​​​

Failure Mechanisms in Picasso’s Paintings (SI)

from SN Applied Sciences​​​​​​​

Geology and Metallogeny of Mongolia

from Mineral Resources of Mongolia

Geology and Metallogeny of Mongolia

from Mineral Resources of Mongolia

Gel Debonding from a Rigid Substrate

from Journal of Elasticity​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

Governing sustainability of bioenergy, biomaterial and bioproduct supply chains from forest and agricultural landscapes

from Energy, Sustainability and Society​​​​​​​

Geohazards and Risks Studied from Earth Observations

from Surveys in Geophysics

Google DeepMind and healthcare in an age of algorithms

from Health and Technology

Ground penetrating radar for assessment of reinforced concrete wastewater treatment plant

from Civil Structural Health Monitoring​​​​​​​

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Human factors of digitalized mobility forms and services

from European Transport Research Review

Home Supporting Smart Systems for Elderly People

from Convergence of ICT and Smart Devices for Emerging Applications​​​​​​​

How modernized and strengthened GPS signals enhance the system performance during solar radio bursts

from GPS Solutions​​​​​​​

Investigation of Reactive Scalar Mixing in Transported PDF Simulations of Turbulent Premixed Methane-Air Bunsen Flames

from Flow, Turbulence and Combustion​​​​​​​

Ideal efficiency of resonant cavity-enhanced perovskite solar cells

from Optical and Quantum Electronics​​​​​​​

Improving Women’s Participation in the Security Field

from Women in Security​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

In-situ fabrication of ZnO thin film electrode using spent Zn–C battery and its electrochemical performance for supercapacitance

from SN Applied Sciences​​​​​​​​​​​​​​


from SpringerBriefs in Physics​​​​​​​

Introduction to Nanotechnology

from Women in Nanotechnology​​​​​​​

Investigating the flexural strength of recycled cast glass

from Glass Structures & Engineering​​​​​​​

Investigating the role of faults in fluid migration and gas hydrate formation along the southern Hikurangi Margin, New Zealand

from Marine Geophysical Research

Investigation of Portevin-Le Châtelier effect during Erichsen test​​​​​​​

from International Journal of Material Forming​​​​​​​

Lillian Moller Gilbreth: An Industrial Engineering Pioneer

from Women in Industrial and Systems Engineering​​​​​​​

Multiscale Modeling Meets Machine Learning: What Can We Learn?

from Archives of Computational Methods in Engineering

Microscopic Origin of the Index of Refraction​​​​​​​

from SpringerBriefs in Physics​​​​​​​

Modelling the Economic Impact and Ripple Effects of Disease Outbreaks

from Process Integration and Optimization for Sustainability​​​​​​​

Mud volcano possibly linked to seismogenic faults in the Kumano Basin, Nankai Trough, Japan

from Marine Geophysical Research

Multimodal γ′ precipitation in Inconel-738 Ni-based superalloy during electron-beam powder bed fusion additive manufacturing

from Journal of Materials Science

Numerical investigation on epi-off crosslinking effects on porcine corneas​​​​​​​

from Mechanics of Soft Materials​​​​​​​

New architecture in dye sensitized solar cells: a SCAPS-1D simulation study

from Optical and Quantum Electronics

On optical data-guided optimal control simulations of human motion

from Multibody System Dynamics​​​​​​​

Precision Agriculture: An Overview of the Field and Women’s Contributions to It

from Women in Precision Agriculture

Particle size distributions for cellulose nanocrystals measured by atomic force microscopy: an interlaboratory comparison

from Cellulose

Performance evaluation of bilateral side slopes in piano key weirs by numerical simulation​​​​​​​

from Modeling Earth Systems and Environment​​​​​​​

Photon–Induced and Photon—Assisted Domains

from Near-Field-Mediated Photon–Electron Interactions

Pioneering Women in Sustainable Agriculture and Food Biotechnology

from Women in Sustainable Agriculture and Food Biotechnology

Pioneering Women in Water Quality​​​​​​​

from Women in Water Quality

Quantum Entanglement Simulation Inspired by Tensor Network

from Lecture Notes in Physics​​​​​​​

Quantifying the variability between multiple multiplanar reconstructions of computed tomography scans

from BMC Biomedical Engineering

Quality of Experience and Emerging Technologies: Considering Features of 5G, IoT, Cloud and AI

from Quality of Experience and Learning in Information Systems​​​​​​​

Quantum Dots and Gd3+ Chelates: Advances and Challenges Towards Bimodal Nanoprobes for Magnetic Resonance and Optical Imaging

from Topics in Current Chemistry​​​​​​​

Recent Variability in the Arctic Ocean and Subarctic Seas

from Remote Sensing in Earth Systems Sciences​​​​​​​

Semiconductors to Light Antennas: A Woman Engineer’s Career at the Turn of the Third Millennium

from Women in Microelectronics

Surface Thermodynamics and Vibrational Entropy

from Springer Handbook of Surface Science

Social Robots to Test Flexibility of Human Social Cognition

from International Journal of Social Robotics


from Aquatic Biopolymers

Strategies for enhancing remote student engagement through active learning

from Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry

Sub-micron structuring/texturing of diamond-like carbon-coated replication masters with a femtosecond laser

from Applied Physics A

Sub-orbital Markets

from Emerging Space Markets

Why the Rise in Urban Housing Vacancies Occurred and Matters in Japan​​​​​​​

from The Rise in Vacant Housing in Post-growth Japan

What is the Work Function?: Definition and Factors that Determine the Work Function

from Work Function and Band Alignment of Electrode Materials

Understanding the carbonation of concrete with supplementary cementitious materials

from Materials and Structures

Understanding forest biomass and net primary productivity in Himalayan ecosystem using geospatial approach

from Modeling Earth Systems and Environment