Monthly Archives: March 2013

OA in the UK

From 1 April 2013, all academics funded by Research Councils UK (RCUK) need to be compliant with a new open access policy. The policy requires grantees to make their research available via open access – either immediately via open access (OA) publishing, or via OA deposit of the author version in an archive –typically with… Read more »

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ABCAM to sponsor BioMed Central's Cancer Research Award

BioMed Central welcomes ABCAM as the official new sponsor for the Cancer Category Award for our 7th Annual Research Awards , which celebrates outstanding open access research in the field of cancer. This includes all aspects of the prevention, diagnosis, pathophysiology epidemiology and management of these disorders.  The Cancer Research Award is one of 10… Read more »


BMC Psychology launches!

On Wednesday 27 February, the newest addition to the BMC-series portfolio was launched. This marked a significant milestone for the BMC-series family of open access journals, as it was the first truly new journal since 2008.

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International Women's Day 2013

The rights of women have progressed, and today is a marker of how far women have come through history, to celebrate their achievements and to focus on how we can move towards sustainable change. International Women’s day (IWD) is an initiative that dates back to the early 1900’s; a time that saw great expansion in… Read more »

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