Unit 5: Disseminating your research

R41 Making your research open: Open Access and Open Research


This workshop will introduce doctoral students and staff to open access publishing, looking at issues around green and gold open access.  It will cover the role of open access publishing in the next REF (Research Excellence Framework) and compliance with HEFCE requirements.  Understand journal publisher embargoes (Sherpa REF online service) and learn how to deposit your research publications in WIRE, the online repository for Wolverhampton University.

Learning Outcomes

  • To have a greater understanding of green and gold open access publishing
  • To gain knowledge of how to comply with HEFCE requirements for the next REF
  • To be able to deposit research publications in WIRE

Facilitator: Learning and Information Services (LIS)

Date Time Venue Booking link
Monday 11th December, 2023  10am - 11.30am 

Online via Canvas

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Monday 10th June, 2024 2pm - 3.30pm

Online via Canvas

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Vitae RDF descriptors addressed in this session are:

Personal effectiveness (B)
This domain contains the personal qualities, career and self-management skills required to take ownership for and control of professional development.

  • Professional and career development (B3)

Research governance and organisation (C)
This domain contains the knowledge of the standards, requirements and professional conduct that are needed for the effective management of research.

  • Research Management (C2)

Engagement, influence and impact (D)
This domain contains the knowledge, understanding and skills needed to engage with, influence and impact on the academic, social, cultural and economic context.

  • Communication and dissemination (D2)
  • Engagement and impact (D3)