Do you have an idea for the Royal Society’s Summer Science Exhibition?

The Royal Society has launched a call for proposals for its 2015 Summer Science exhibition.

Proposed projects should have a broad public appeal, be ground-breaking, generate media interest and have interactive or hands-on elements. The society expects to include about 25 projects in the exhibition. Continue reading

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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