Wellcome’s Open Access Policy Review – Consultation Analysis

<p>Wellcome has conducted a review of its Open Access policy, with the aim of ensuring that publications stemming from our funding are used to maximise their benefit to health. </p><p>Following extensive stakeholder consultation, Wellcome is pleased to make available the core outputs of these activities. </p><p><b>Researcher Survey </b></p><p>The following survey was shared with all current Wellcome grantholders. </p><p>1.1 Researcher Report (Redacted) </p><p>1.2 Researcher Survey Analysis </p><p><b>Expert Evidence Gathering Session </b></p><p>Representatives of publishers, academic institutions and funding organisations submitted written and verbal evidence, summarised here: </p><p>2.1 External Evidence Session – Delegate Written Submissions </p><p>2.2 External Evidence Session – Meeting Summary </p><p><b>Open Consultation </b></p><p>Following an open consultation, where permission has been given, full responses have been made available along with analysis in the following documents: </p><p>3.1 Open Consultation Analysis</p><p>3.2 Open Consultation (data)</p><p><b>Focus Groups</b></p><p>We contracted The Nursery to undertake a series of focus groups looking at various Open Access options. The executive summary is provided here:</p><p>4.1 Focus Groups Executive Summary</p><p><br></p><p>Version 2: updated 06/11/2018 to correct errors on page 2 of document 2.1</p><p><br></p>