Open research in Life Sciences

We are strong advocates for research to be performed and shared in an open manner to maximise benefit to society at large.

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Open Research Champion  

Our Open Research Champion will support our work in this area. They will drive forward emerging practices such as narrative CVs, and support the implementation of electronic lab notebooks. They will work with Talent and Development team to develop training in this area for the next generation and disseminate emerging best practices (including across disciplines).

Signatory of DORA

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The School of Life Sciences has been fully committed to the principals of the San Francisco Declaration on Research Assessment (DORA) since 2013.

CWTS Leiden Ranking 2023

Leiden Rankings

2nd in the world for open access.

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