UKRI Open Access Review Consultation: Information Event

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The Foyle Room, The British Library

96 Euston Road

London

NW1 2DB

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Open access aims to make the published outputs of research widely and freely accessible to all, under conditions that allow maximum reuse.

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Open access is a current priority for UK Research and Innovation. As set out in the UKRI strategic prospectus, supporting openness is a key foundation for excellent research and innovation.

UKRI is currently reviewing and developing its policy on open access, including a consultation on a draft policy which opens 13 February 2020 and closes noon 17 April 2020.

The UKRI Open Access Review concerns open access to peer-reviewed research articles and academic books, including - monographs, book chapters, and edited collections.

Further information on the UKRI Open Access review is available on the UKRI website. Information on the consultation will be announced on 13 February and information will be available on the UKRI Open Access Review web pages

UKRI is holding an information event for the consultation on Thursday 27 February 2020 at the British Library in London. Presenters at the event include UKRI Executive Chair Champions for Open Access, Professor Sir Duncan Wingham, Executive Chair of NERC and David Sweeney, Executive Chair of Research England. This event will take attendees through UKRI’s proposed Open Access policy and provide an opportunity for attendees to ask questions.

This event will be recorded and published on the UKRI website.

The information event will cover:

  • The UKRI Open Access review
  • The proposed UKRI Open Access Policy
  • A Q&A session
  • An opportunity for networking over lunch

Please register your interest to attend by Tuesday 18 February. Please note that spaces are limited and that UKRI may have to manage attendance. Confirmation of your place at the event will be sent by 21 February.

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The Foyle Room, The British Library

96 Euston Road

London

NW1 2DB

United Kingdom

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