university of reading statement on open research
This statement sets out the University’s commitment to the aims and principles of Open Research. We explain what it is and why it is important. We encourage our research community to explore the possibilities and benefits of using open practices in their research, to discuss their needs with us and to draw on the available support. On this page you will also find links to our Open Research Action Plan and useful guidance and resources for researchers relating to Open Research.
The University of Reading will increase the quality, integrity and accessibility of our research by supporting a growing culture and practice of Open Research. We will use modern technologies and practices of scholarship to improve access to research, transparency in the research process, and reproducibility of results, and to promote efficient methods of scholarly communication. To help us achieve this, we will implement our Open Research Action Plan.