Corporate report

Equality impact assessment of the UKRI Open Access Policy

An assessment of the new UKRI open access policy’s potential impact on individuals with protected characteristics

From:
UKRI
Published:

Documents

UKRI Open Access Policy - Equality Impact Assessment (PDF)

, 237 KB

If you cannot open or read this document, you can ask for a different format.

Request a different format

Email web@ukri.org, telling us:

  • the name of the document
  • what format you need
  • any assistive technology you use (such as type of screen reader).

Find out about our approach to the accessibility of our website.

Details

In August 2021, UKRI announced a new open access policy for publications that acknowledge funding from UKRI or any of its councils.

This assessment outlines:

  • the potential positive or negative impact of UKRI’s new policy on individuals with protected characteristics under the Equality Act 2010
  • how UKRI can mitigate negative impacts.

Find the new UKRI open access policy and existing research councils policy in making your research publications open access.

For more information on the UKRI Open Access Review and how UKRI is implementing the new policy, see shaping our open access policy.

Discuss this corporate report

openresearch@ukri.org

This is the integrated website of the seven research councils, Research England and Innovate UK.
Let us know if you have feedback or would like to help us test new developments.