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UKRI New open access policy

Do you have questions about the new open access policy for UKRI-funded research? Want us to run through the policy again? Drop us an email to invite us to your departmental meeting or set up a 1:1 with one of the Open Research team. View slides (PDF) and a recording (15minutes, Microsoft Stream) from the regular breifing sessions about the new UKRI open access policy.

Read more details about the policy and FAQs

Wellcome Trust open access policy 2021

View a recording (16 minutes) or slides (PDF) from this session about Wellcome open access policy 2021 for research articles and Wellcome open access policy for monographs and book chapters.

New staff

Open Research checklist for new staff (PDF)

Staff induction (video, 60 minutes) including updating your publications record and digital identity in our systems, complying with University, REF 2021 and external funder open access policy, uploading via Symplectic to ORE and accessing funding to publish open access.

General sessions

Research and Innovation Essential Series, Open publications and open data (video, 75 minutes), open publications (slides, PDF), open data (slides, PDF)

5 most important things to know about open access (video, 15 minutes)

Publishing open access on the publisher website

Publish open access without fees (22 minutes)

Choosing where to publish open access (15 minutes)

Paying to publish open access on the publisher website (15 minutes)

Symplectic, ORE and the REF

Get your research deposited! (video, 35 minutes) 

Get your research deposited! (slides, PDF) 

find out about uploading your publications via Symplectic to the institutional repository ORE and managing your account and publications.

Be REF eligible: comply with the REF 2021 open access policy (15 minutes)

A suite of help guides on using Symplectic are available.

Open Research documents and guides

Open research checklist for current researchers (PDF)

Institutional open access fund (PDF)

Open Research Service Offer (PDF)