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RCUK Open Access Funding Update: Block Grant Closed until April 2019

Following our blog post in May regarding the 2018-2019 Block Grant for RCUK Open Access, unfortunately we are now no longer able to accept any further applications for open access funding from RCUK-funded authors until next April as this year’s … Continue reading

COAF Block Grant – April 2018 Update

Researchers funded by COAF partner charities other than Wellcome Trust: Please note that due to high demand, our 2017-18 block grant funding for several COAF partner charities has been depleted as of April 2018. The charities include: Arthritis Research UK, … Continue reading

Wellcome Open Access policy and non-compliance – the sanctions

Sanctions could be as much as 10% of the value of the grant The Charity Open Access Fund (COAF) is a partnership between Arthritis Research UK, Breast Cancer Now, the British Heart Foundation, Cancer Research UK, Bloodwise, Parkinson’s UK and … Continue reading

Open Access Week 2014

The School celebrated Open Access Week with two 90 minute seminars. The first was held at Keppel Street on Thursday, while the second took place on Friday. Emma Golding, Research Online Administrator kicked off by presenting the Publishing Open Access webpages … Continue reading

Newly launched Charity Open Access Fund (COAF)

From today (October 1 2014), the Charity Open Access Fund (COAF) provides the School with money to cover the cost of article processing charges (APCs) for peer reviewed research, funded wholly or partly by one or more of these UK … Continue reading