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Our team blog, Research Matters|Southampton, discusses topics relating to open access, research data management, peer review and the scholarly communications landscape. If you would like to suggest a topic or contribute to a blog post please email



The new summer timetable released!

Join the Southampton UK Reproducibility Network Team for tea and cake at their fortnightly journal reading and seminar club!

See a full list of topics and links to papers

The hour long sessions are open to anybody interested in robust research practice, reproducibility, replication, and open science. In each session, we will discuss a paper relating to one of these themes (see table below for list of papers). We will also have guest speakers running seminars about reproducibility and open science practice.

Don't miss out, make your research count!

Upload your manuscript into PURE for REF2021. 

Don't wait  - find out what you need to do

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Research Support

This guide is designed to support you through all stages of the research process.

 Discover more about open access, different publishing options and our institutional repository.
 Guidance on research data management and the University of Southampton Research Data Management Policy.
 Judge the impact of your research using the H-index, journal citation reports, and other resources.
 Guidance for PhD students, supervisors and administrative staff about submitting an e-thesis alongside the print copy.
 Guidance on what they are and where you can find help.
 How to get ORCID iDs, ISBNs, ISSNs and DataCite DOIs.
 Information on using the British Library and other major research libraries in the UK and Ireland.

University of Southampton Research Support links

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