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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.

College of Arts, Humanities and Social Science Open Access Fund

The College of Arts, Humanities and Social Science (CAHSS) has generously allocated an annual fund of £10,000 to pay for article processing charges (APCs) to support CAHSS researchers wishing to publish in exclusively Open Access journals, and who have no research funding to cover these costs.

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.