Open Access Publishing Fund - Application Form

If your research has an industrial partner, the University can support the payment of publisher Article Processing Charges (APCs) associated with Open Access (OA) publishing. To request an APC payment, please fill in the form below.

If you would like a copy of your submission for your records, please print this form before you submit it.

Section 1: Contact details

First name
Telephone number

Section 2: Funder details - for research staff

Research grant title
Research grant number
Funding Council
Industrial partner(s) who provided letter of support (enter company name/s)

Section 3: Funder details - for research students

Student name and/or number
Title of research programme
Funding council
Industrial partner(s) who provided letter of support (enter company name/s)

Section 4: Publication details

Article title
Journal title
Corresponding author
Proposed submission date
Accepted date (if confirmed)
Estimated Article Processing Charge
You can find out the estimated APC by visiting

Section 5: Data access

Please supply the data availability statement (DAS) included in your paper. There is guidance available, including examples, of what to include in your statement:

Data availability statement (DAS)

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