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1. Eligibility period
  • To be eligible, research outputs need to have been published between 1 Jan 2014 and 31 Dec 2020. 
2. Open Access (concerning journals and conference papers only)
  • Your final peer-reviewed journal article or conference paper (with ISSN) must have been deposited in ORA (via Symplectic) within three months of receiving a notice of acceptance. In other words, 'Act on Acceptance'.
  • Act on Acceptance applies to all journal articles and conference papers (with an ISSN) accepted for publication since 1 April 2016. It does not apply to monographs, book chapters, other long-form publications, working papers, creative or practice-based research outputs, or data. Nor does the policy apply to those particular output types that are delivered confidentially for security or commercial reasons.
  • If you do not meet this deadline, your research may be non-compliant. So please do Act on Acceptance
  • More details Open Access FAQs can be found here.