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Research Support

The Research Support Team provides support and guidance to researchers throughout the research cycle to maximise the discoverability and accessibility of their research publications and data. The Team provides an Open Access checking service on Pure and dataset checking on Figshare and support researchers to meet the OA requirements of funders and the HEFCE REF.

New: Researcher good practice to boost your research's discoverability and visibility

Summary of the Team's activities

View Royal Holloway's research outputs and researcher profiles 

Open Access


Information on Open Access, funders' policies, REF, RCUK OA, Article Processing Charges (APCs) and e-theses.

Research data


Find out about research data management and available support.


Figshare icon

Figshare is the College's research data repository, for researchers to depsoit and share their research data.



More about Copyright, Creative Commons, and Licensing Agreements.

Open Access decision tree


Information for staff and PGRs wanting to know what options they have for making their article OA.

Where to publish?


Articles - deciding where / how to publish and make available? OA books. OA and copyright for academic networking sites.

PhD etheses


Information for students needing to submit their PhD thesis to Pure.



Pure support pages





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