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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 peer reviewed published research, that has received support (in part or in full) by the NIHR, 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.


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 and the necessary approvals have been met.


- 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.