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Open Access publication funds

Information for authors on funding available for Open Access publishing and publisher discount schemes.

UKRI Open Access Fund

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Research Council funded researchers can apply to a central fund to pay for Open Access publication costs.

Wellcome Trust

Wellcome announced a revised open access policy to apply to research articles submitted for publication from 1 January 2021.

BHF Open Access Block Grant

BHF has allocated the University a block grant to support researchers to comply with their Open Access policy.

Cancer Research UK Block Grant

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Cancer Research UK has allocated the University a block grant to support researchers to comply with their Open Access policy.

Publisher open access agreements

The Library on behalf of the University has signed up to a number of open access membership schemes with publishers. These institutional memberships give staff members at the University of Edinburgh a range of benefits and discounts on open access article processing charges.