Gates Foundation research can’t be published in top journals

Publications such as Nature and Science have policies that clash with the global health charity’s open-access mandate.

by Richard Van Noorden
Nature, 13 January 2017

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One of the world’s most influential global health charities says that the research it funds cannot currently be published in several leading journals, because the journals do not comply with its open-access policy. Scientists who do research funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation are not – for the moment – allowed to publish papers about that work in journals that include Nature, Science, the New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) and the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS).

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