Wellcome Trust Open Access Policy

Any original research article arising out of research funded wholly or partially by the Wellcome Trust (WT) must be deposited in PubMed Central (PMC) and Europe PMC immediately upon publication or at the latest within six months of the journal publisher's official date of final publication (PMC and Europe PMC mirror each other so the article only needs to be deposited in one).  There is also a requirement for scholarly monographs and book chapters to be made open access.

Full details of the Wellcome Trust Open Access policy.

Further guidelines and information on claiming an open access publication fee payment.

Where Wellcome Trust funded researchers have not complied with the Open Access Policy, sanctions will apply.

If you have any questions about Open Access, please contact open-access@bristol.ac.uk.

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