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CRUK Funds

CRUK Funds

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The CRUK grant can be used to pay open access charges for publications that comply with their policy by meeting the following criteria:

  1. A peer-reviewed original research article (ie. primary data-based)
  2. Acknowledges CRUK funding in the required format (This work was supported by Cancer Research UK [C ref/A ref] and, for trial results, the CRUK trial number)
  3. The publisher meets the publisher requirements as confirmed in SHERPA/FACT and so will
    1. Make the final version freely available in PubMed Central at the time of publication
    2. Publish the article with the Creative Commons Attribution (CC-BY) licence (not CC-BY-NC or CC-BY-NC-ND).

CRUK funds cannot be used for reviews, conference proceedings, editorials, letters or commentaries; for page or colour charges; to pay a non-compliant publisher; for retrospective open access; where the author chooses a licence other than CC-BY; 

Applications not eligible for funding will be declined and any invoice already issued returned to the applicant.