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Workshops and training for researchers

 Attendance at MRE sessions counts towards Postgraduate Researcher training hours.  Add details to your eProg record following our MRE_eProg_guide.pdf.

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UKRI OA policy drop-in clinic

The Library's Research Services team are hosting weekly drop-in clinics for authors to ask questions and discuss any concerns about the new UKRI Open Access policy, which applies to all UKRI funded journal articles and conference proceedings submitted for publication after April 1st 2022. These sessions will take place via Zoom.

There's no need to book, just turn up on the day.

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We are running this event more than once on the following dates and times:

Thu 19 May 2022, 10:00 - 11:00 BST (GMT+1)StudentsStaffSpacesFind out more
Mon 23 May 2022, 15:30 - 16:30 BST (GMT+1)StudentsStaffSpacesFind out more

Open Access in five simple steps

Thu 19 May 2022, 11:00 - 12:00 BST (GMT+1)

Open Access (OA) is an essential consideration for all Manchester researchers and PGRs. This bitesize workshop will explain OA and why you should be thinking about openness when undertaking and seeking to publish your research.

This workshop will provide you with the following:

  • Understanding of the benefits of OA for you as an individual researcher, and for the wider world.
  • Awareness of the different ways of publishing OA research.
  • Ability to choose the most appropriate OA method for your work.
  • Knowing how to ensure compliance with institutional and funder OA requirements.
  • Understanding how the Library's Scholarly Communication team can help you.

This session will take place on the online video conferencing app Zoom. Booking onto the session is essential in order to receive the link to join.

All University of Manchester students and staff should register at using their University of Manchester email address, only authenticated users can join this event. Help and support with using Zoom is provided by Media Services. Updates are posted to the Media Services website, and you can contact the team by emailing

Further support

Talk to us online via the 24-hour Library Chat service. Alternatively, you can email us for advice or to book one-to-one appointments at

Find out more about the workshops and online resources offered by My Research Essentials on the library webpage. Online resources related to this workshop include:

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