Research Integrity Annual Narrative Statement: February 2024

The University’s latest Annual Narrative Statement around its work in the area of research integrity will shortly be published on the University’s public Research Governance website, where earlier iterations of the Statements can also be found. The Statements are made publicly available in order to provide information to all involved in research around the work …

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UKRI Open Access Policy: Funding now available for open access costs for monographs, chapters and edited collections

On 28 November 2023, UKRI launched a new ÂŁ3.5 million fund dedicated to supporting open access costs for monographs, book chapters and edited collections for UKRI funded authors who publish within the scope of their Open Access Policy. Monographs, book chapters and edited collections published on or after 1 January 2024 will need to be openly accessible within 12 …

Open Access Week: Community over Commercialization, October 23 - 29, 2023 #OAWeek

Open Access Week 2023: Community over Commercialization

International Open Access Week (October 23-29) is an opportunity to join together, take action, and raise awareness around the importance of community control of knowledge sharing systems. This year’s theme “Community over Commercialization” encourages a candid conversation about which approaches to open scholarship prioritize the best interests of the public and the academic community-and which do …

Open Access Week: Community over Commercialization, October 23 - 29, 2023 #OAWeek

Open Access Week 2023: Resources Available and External Events Coming Up

International Open Access Week 2023: Community over Commercialization, 23-29 October, 2023 Open Access Week 2023 is an opportunity to join together, take action, and raise awareness around the importance of community control of knowledge sharing systems. As part of Open Access Week our University of Westminster Press Manager, Philippa Grand, will be participating in a …

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Transitioning from Doctoral Researcher to Early Career Researcher – recording available

The Research & Knowledge Exchange Office and Scholarly Communications Team recently ran an event aimed at Doctoral Researchers giving an overview of some aspects to consider as Doctoral Researchers build up a profile as a researcher. This was followed by an opportunity for attendees to hear Dr Elle Larsson share her experiences of being an …

2023 Culture, Employment and Development in Academic Research Survey (CEDARS) is now live!

The University is running CEDARS from 11th April to 26th May 2023. This is your opportunity to influence research culture and researcher development at Westminster. What is CEDARS? Designed in collaboration between Vitae, researchers, and researcher developers across the HE sector in the UK, CEDARS seeks to gather the thoughts and experiences of researchers around …

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Articles, books, and data, and where to publish them

The Scholarly Communications team recently held an information session on scholarly outputs and where to publish them. You can watch a recording of the session in Stream at this link (staff login). You can also download the presentation sides from SharePoint at this link (staff login). First, Nina Watts, Open Access and Repository Manager provided …