Prof. Alexandra Navrotsky is a leading expert in calorimetric techniques for studying the thermodynamics of materials. Her review article, “Progress and New Directions in Calorimetry: A 2014 Perspective” by Alexandra Navrotsky, vol. 97, pgs. 3349-3359, Journal of the American Ceramic Society (2014), reflects on the current trends in calorimetric studies and technology. It is also highlighted on the cover of the journal. This work is part of a series of review articles on calorimetry which Prof. Navrotsky has written over the years. The paper can be viewed here: http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/jace.13278/abstract.