Open Access process
NIHR Open Access policy relates to any peer-reviewed research supported in whole or in part by the NIHR. The NIHR require that funded researchers seek to publish outputs in a peer reviewed journal that is compliant with the NIHR's Open Access policy which states that any Article Processing Charge (APC) paid for by the NIHR must ensure that the output is made available using the Creative Commons Attribution (CC BY) licence, and allows immediate deposit of the final published version in other repositories without restriction on re-use.
ARTICLE PUBLISHING CHARGES
APC for the primary research article, provided it is published Gold OA and has gone through the correct approval channels, will be covered by the School only once all project funds have been utilised.
- include the NIHR's acknowledgement and disclaimer
- been approved by the SPCR's Communications Officer before publication
The NIHR policy requires deposit of full-text in Europe PMC within 6 months of publication.