Open access publishing

Open access ensures that original research publications – including journal articles, book chapters and monographs – are available to everyone to read and re-use at no cost.

Our position

We’re committed to making sure that maximum benefits are gained from the research we fund by making it accessible to as many people as possible. 

For more than a decade, we’ve taken the lead in implementing and supporting open access.

What we’re doing

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Topics

Data sharing

Sharing data helps researchers to access and build on new information and knowledge.

Influencing policy

Science policy affects a broad range of issues, ranging from data sharing and gene editing, to intellectual property and regulation.

Open access

Open access ensures that original research publications are available to everyone to read and re-use for free.

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