Reports

We champion open science. Research Consulting aims to be generous with our knowledge and to make the outputs of our work as open as possible. We balance this with unwavering respect for commercial confidentiality, reflecting the sensitive nature of many of our engagements.

Generally, we are happy for our work to be accessed, read and built upon by others, but please do check the licensing requirements applicable to each work, or contact us with any questions you may have.

Reports

Effective Practice in Knowledge Exchange

A study of effective practices that support and catalyse knowledge exchange. Read more...

The state of the KEC profession

The analysis of the results of a national survey of KEC practitioners and institutions. Read more...

Monitoring the transition to Open Access

A study on the indicators that can be used to monitor Open Access. Read more...

Making open access work for authors, institutions and publishers

A Report on an Open Access Roundtable Hosted by Copyright Clearance Center, Inc. Read more...

Counting the costs of Open Access

A study of the costs to research organisations of making their published outputs openly accessible. Read more...

Putting down roots - Securing the future of open access policies

A study of the relationship between open-access policies and services. Read more...

Institutional ORCID Implementation and Cost-Benefit Analysis

Stakeholder perspectives, pilot project findings, and cost-benefit analysis for the Jisc-ARMA ORCID Project . Read more...

The impact of HECToR

An evaluation of the impact of HECToR, the UK’s high end computing resource. Read more...

Managing Research Contracts

Benchmarking and identification of good practice in research contract management within the UK HE sector. Read more...

SHERPA/REF Stakeholder Consultation

Results of a consultation on the development of a new service to help authors and institutions achieve compliance with the open access policy for the post-2014 Research Excellence Framework. Read more...

Findings of the 2016 data assessment framework (DAF) surveys

An evaluation of the current perception and understanding of Research Data Management (RDM) in HEIs. Read more...

2016 data asset framework (DAF) toolkit

Guidance to higher education institutions (HEIs) on the implementation of a Data Asset Framework (DAF) survey. Read more...

Text and data mining in higher education and public research

A study with case studies from researchers in the UK and France to assess the value of a copyright exception for text and data mining. Read more...

Full case studies on text and data mining

A collection of full case studies from the report on text and data mining in Europe and France. Read more...

Towards a Competitive and Sustainable OA Market in Europe

This study evaluates the potential for European policymakers to enhance market competition and sustainability in parallel to increasing access to research outputs. Read more...

Annex to "Towards a Competitive and Sustainable OA Market in Europe"

An analysis of our survey to the beneficiaries of FP7 Post-Grant OA funding. Read more...

Research Data Management impact case studies

A collection of case studies showing how RDM can lead to impact on researchers, institutions, and society. Read more...

Defining and Prototyping an Open Access Dashboard

Some thoughts on the creation of an OA dashboard for Jisc, including the development of a prototype. Read more...

Monitoring the transition to open access - December 2017

An analysis of the latest trends in the field of Open Access, including OA options, their take-up, levels of downloads, and financial implications. Read more...