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Unit 5: Disseminating your research

R41: Open Access Publishing and the REF

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)

Wednesday 6th December 2017 2-3:30pm MD111b, 1st Floor, Harrison Learning Centre
Wednesday 16th May 2018 10-11:30am MD111b, 1st Floor, Harrison Learning Centre

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)