Materials Horizons 10 year Anniversary Overview

Materials Horizons 10th anniversary


To celebrate the 10-year anniversary of Materials Horizons, we would like to invite you to take part, contribute and enjoy our ongoing and upcoming activities. This blog contains a brief outline of some of our main celebratory initiatives. Be sure to keep an eye out for more additions!



Introductory Editorial

Past and Present Editorial board chairs, Seth Marder and Martina Stenzel, reflect upon their time with Materials Horizons and the progress and development of the journal over the decade.

Read Seth’s Editorial and Martina’s Editorial.





10th Anniversary Collection

This special collection celebrates and thanks members of our community who have supported the journal over the last 10 years, and we are honoured that these authors have shared their latest discoveries with us. Check out the heartwarming ‘Anniversary quotes’ written by the authors, published within the articles of the collection.

We believe that Materials Horizons will continue to be the home of innovative, and impactful materials science research for many years to come and hope you enjoy reading the diverse range of papers featured in the anniversary collection.


The Inaugural Authors of Materials Horizons

We have invited back our inaugural authors who published with Materials Horizons when the journal was first launched in 2013 to write special reflection articles to reflect on their own work in the field, how it has influenced further research in the field and how they may have developed upon their work had they the insight of the present.

Check back to read our Reflection articles


Regional Spotlight Collections

Regional collections have been collated to feature the very best research from across the globe. Each month brings a different region so look out for our social media promotions to stay in the loop.

September Regional Spotlight Collection: Africa and the Middle East

October Regional Spotlight Collection: The Americas

December Regional Spotlight Collection: Europe




Community Spotlight

This monthly blog showcases some of our incredible community who with their expertise, provide support, guidance, and outstanding research to Materials Horizons.

Check out our Community Spotlight Series



Special 10th Anniversary cover

We asked you to vote on your favourite Materials Horizons cover art from a selection spanning a decade. The votes are now in!

The top 10 covers have been collated into a special 10th anniversary cover image which was featured on the front cover of our anniversary issue.

Check out all the top covers here


We have collated a #MyFirstMH collection dedicated to showcasing our brand new authors. This collection includes papers from first time Materials Horizons authors, be sure to check out the collection for the latest emerging topics in materials chemistry.


We would like to thank all of our community for their ongoing support, for contributing their outstanding research, for their meticulous reviews and for their loyal readership. We truly hope that you enjoy the anniversary activities we have put together and those still to come, Keep an eye out for new developments in ongoing activities and new initiatives throughout the year.





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