Open Research

On 6 December 2019 Loughborough University launched a new Open Research Position Statement.

The Loughborough University Open Research Position Statement can be found on our Research Repository. Loughborough's work on Open Research will be co-ordinated by the Loughborough University Open Research Working Group. This group's Terms of Reference are:

  1. To develop, review and promote an institutional policy framework for Open Research.
  2. To support the University’s development of an open research culture by establishing and implementing a coordinated action plan.
  3. To oversee the development of the infrastructure, services and support needed to facilitate open research practices at the University.
  4. To monitor and review planning and progress with the regard to compliance with open access policies, including REF and UKRI.
  5. To monitor and review the external influences on the advancement of open and FAIR access to research, including policies and directives from UKRI and other bodies.
  6. To advise and report to University Research Committee on progress against the Open Research action plan.