Publishing Scientific Papers in the 21st Century


Join us to discover how preprints, open data, interactive figures, multimedia elements, and code integration are changing research communication in scholarly journals.

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This webinar is targeted at researchers in all scholarly disciplines, interested in sharing their research in a more open, collaborative, and impactful manner.


The format of science papers and articles now have hardly changed since the 17th century, even though research methods and published content have evolved immensely. Why do scientists produce innovative modern-day research, but still publish it in a 400-year-old format? What can we do to produce scientific articles ‘of the future’ that better serve the global, collaborative, and data-rich science of the 21st century?

Alberto Pepe, Senior Director, Strategy and Innovation, Atypon and Matteo Cavalleri, Publisher, Wiley will be discussing Wiley’s vision of the scientific article, and how preprints, interactive figures, multimedia elements and code integration are innovating scholarly publications.

Key highlights:

  • Wiley/Atypon’s initiatives to bring executable/interactive articles to journals
  • How integration of preprint servers with journal submission systems makes published research more impactful
  • How the “article of the future” will be more collaborative, open, and reproducible

Please note that certificates will be issued to participants who attended the live session.

Presenter(s)

Alberto Pepe - Senior Director, Strategy and Innovation Management, Atypon

Alberto Pepe

Senior Director, Strategy and Innovation Management, Atypon

Alberto Pepe holds degrees in Astrophysics, Information Systems, and Computer Science from Harvard University, UCLA, and University College London. For his Ph.D. work he was awarded with the Best Dissertation Award by the American Society for Information Science and Technology. Prior to starting his Ph.D., Alberto worked in the Information Technology Department of CERN, in Geneva, Switzerland, where he developed digital library tools and promoted Open Access and reproducible research among particle physicists. In 2013, Alberto co-founded Authorea, a collaborative publishing platform for Open Research. Alberto joined Wiley in March 2018 via Atypon’s acquisition of Authorea. In his current role, Alberto focuses on strategy and innovation.

Matteo Cavalleri - Publisher, Wiley

Matteo Cavalleri

Publisher, Wiley

Matteo Cavalleri studied Chemistry at the University of Milan (Italy) and University of Valencia (Spain) before obtaining his Ph.D. in the Quantum Chemistry group of the Physics Department at Stockholm University (Sweden) in 2005. After a 3 years’ experience at the Theory Department of the Fritz-Haber-Institut in Berlin (Germany) as an Alexander von Humboldt postdoctoral research fellow, he joined Wiley in August 2008 as an Editor of physica status solidi. He became the Editor-in-Chief of Int. Journal of Quantum Chemistry (IJQC) in October 2011, and held that role until March 2020. During his tenure, IJQC pioneered a new type of scientific article, offering 3D interactive graphs, data and code integration, and open peer-review details. Matteo is now Publisher of the Materials Science and Physics US-based journal portfolio of Wiley.