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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)

Open access compliance: University, funder and REF (video, 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)

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)

Wellcome Trust

'Maximising the Value of Research Outputs - a research funder perspective' - seminar from 30th June 2020 with David Carr, Programme Manager - Open Research at The Wellcome Trust, view the recording or slides.

Open Research documents and guides

Open research checklist for current researchers (PDF)

Accepted for publication workflow (PDF)

Institutional open access fund (PDF)

When to think about open access (PDF)

Open Research Service Offer (PDF)