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Free open-access publishing - Are you eligible? 

Corresponding authors at participating institutions get unlimited access to all content in our five hybrid journals and archives, and free open-access publishing.

Participating journals:

Institutions currently participating in a Read and Publish agreement with Bioscientifica are:

  • Cardiff University, UK
  • Imperial College London, UK
  • Newcastle University, UK
  • Queen Mary University of London, UK
  • Queens University, Belfast, UK
  • Rockefeller University, USA
  • Ulster University, UK
  • University College London, UK
  • University of Birmingham, UK
  • University of Bristol, UK
  • University of Cambridge, UK
  • University of Edinburgh, UK
  • University of Exeter, UK
  • University of Liverpool, UK
  • University of Nottingham, UK
  • University of Oxford, UK
  • University of Sheffield, UK

In order to qualify for free open-access publishing:

  • A single author at a participating institution must take on the role of Corresponding Author during and after publication.
  • This author will act as the main contact for communication with the journal throughout the peer-review and production processes.
  • The same individual will be listed in perpetuity on the published article's Version of Record as the Corresponding Author
  • This Corresponding Author must use their official institutional email address, from one of the institutions listed above, to qualify for free open-access publishing.