Researchfish Update

Researchfish now has over 95 members including Cancer Research UK, The British Heart Foundation and Arthritis Research UK to name a few! The full list can be viewed at www.researchfish.com/ourmembers 

If you are new to Researchfish, you can get an overview of the system here or join a webinar here.

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Do you comply with open-access mandates?

Many of our research funders (including the Wellcome Trust, RCUK, Royal Society, Cancer Research UK and EU Horizon 2020) support open and unrestricted access to published research.

Importantly, RCUK’s open-access policy came into effect on 1st April 2013, and all papers resulting from Research Council-funded activities must now be published in open-access journals or placed in open repositories. RCUK will provide block grants to HEIs for the payment of article processing charges (APCs) and other publication charges, so you’ll no longer be able to include these costs within individual grant applications. Continue reading