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Sheffield Hallam University

Sheffield Hallam University partnership

Sheffield Hallam University supports its researchers in making their research more widely available. As part of this support, Sheffield Hallam University has entered into an institutional agreement with Frontiers.

This means Sheffield Hallam University will cover article processing charges for eligible, funded authors affiliated with the university who wish to publish in any Frontiers journal.

Discover how we publish at Frontiers. If you’re ready to publish, check out our author guidelines for everything you need to know about the submission process, from choosing a journal to preparing your manuscript. 

The power of open access

As one of the world's leading open access publishers, we believe in the transformative power of open science. Articles published with us are free and permanently accessible worldwide - so anyone can benefit from the discoveries, not just a selection of researchers.

  • Your article will be freely and permanently available immediately after publication, ensuring maximum reach, impact, and visibility.

  • More scientists can read the results of your research, including the wider public unable to access the information because they lack a subscription.

  • Open access improves the quality of your research through open, transparent, and reproducible practices made available to a global audience. 

Are you a researcher at SHU?

As a leading open access publisher, Frontiers works with research institutions, libraries, consortia, and funders to improve support for researchers publishing open access. We work to:

  • reduce administrative time for authors and institutions by centralizing communications and streamlining submission and payment workflows.

  • release authors from some/all responsibility for article processing charges (APCs) - contact your institution or librarian for full details.

  • simplify the submissions process to ensure authors can submit their work quickly and easily with step-by-step support.

Are you eligible?

Current eligibility criteria include:

  • current members of SHU academic staff and current SHU postgraduate research students can apply for funding from the SHU Open Access fund to pay Open Access charges in Frontiers journals.

  • please make sure you have approval for the costs to be paid from the SHU Open Access fund before choosing SHU as the payer.

Please see our web pages for more information about support for Open Access fees, or please contact the SHU Library Research Support Team for help.

Not an affiliated author?

We collaborate with over 700 institutions across the world. If you want to join them, tell your librarian about Frontiers institutional plans - just submit our recommendation form.

To learn more about our institutional plans, visit our institutional partnerships page.