Open access ensures that original research publications – including journal articles, book chapters and monographs – are available to everyone to read and re-use for free.
Everyone should have access to the life-changing benefits of medicines and other healthcare interventions, like vaccines, diagnostics and therapies.
We want the research we fund – like publications, data, software and materials – to be open and accessible, so it can have the greatest possible impact.
Commissioned by Wellcome, this report by the Research Information Network examines the current status and possible future direction for the peer review of research papers.
A study exploring how research funders can encourage the development of a transparent and reasonably priced article processing charge funded open access market.
Briefings and responses
National Data Guardian for Health and Social Care's Review of Data Security, Consent and Opt-Outs [PDF 88KB]
National Data Guardian for Health and Social Care
Research Councils UK
House of Lords Science and Technology Committee