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Supporting Medicine and Health Science authors with open access and open data

At F1000Research, we feel strongly about disseminating robust research in a discoverable, usable and reproducible way across a multitude of Medical and Health Science disciplines. Our rapid and transparent publication model is particularly suited to Medical and Health research, where immediate access to robust and rigorous science is essential to inform clinical decisions and deliver new insights quickly.

As pioneers in open science, we operate a progressive open data policy, making us fully compliant with the open access and data sharing policies of the main institutions and funders.

We publish a wide range of research article types, ensuring that you can receive credit for all your research outputs. From traditional Research Articles to more unique formats, such as Study Protocols, Data Notes, and Living Systematic Reviews, we have an article type for every step in your research process.

Want to publish your article in 2023? Thanks to our innovative model there is still time to see your work published this year. Submit by mid-November to give your research the best chance of being published in 2023.

Hate research waste?
So do we.

That’s why we offer a wide range of non-traditional article types, allowing you to tell the full story of your research.

Find the perfect home for your research

At F1000Research, there are a number of different publishing options to make the most of your research. Our Gateways provide thematic content hubs which collect together publications related to a particular organization or research community. Submitting your article to a Gateway ensures additional visibility for your work and publication alongside other high quality contributions from your research community.

Accelerate the pace of discovery and get credit for your work with open data

As part of our open data policy, we ask our authors to share all data underlying their research findings in an open format, together with details of any software used to process the results.

It is essential that others can see the source data in order to be able to replicate the study and analyze the data, as well as in some circumstances, reuse it.

But, what’s in it for you?

Icon of document with a tick representing credibilityBoost the credibility of your research
Open data enables replication and validation of your research, which in turn boosts its credibility and robustness. By sharing your data openly, your entire research project becomes more transparent.

Enhance the visibility of your research
Increase the discoverability of your research by reciprocally linking your article and its related datasets. Plus describing your data with rich, meaningful, machine-readable metadata makes it easy for humans and computers to find use.

Progress in your career
Researchers can benefit from increased credit and recognition for their outputs by sharing their research data, which in turn may lead to increased opportunities for collaboration – even across disciplines. Plus, one 2019 study suggests that open data can generate up to 25% more citations!

Develop a better understanding of your field
Open data supports learning and enables a deeper, richer understanding of the research topic – this is particularly useful in teaching. as students are able to interrogate raw research data for themselves.

Ready to submit?

Starting your publication journey with F1000Research couldn’t be easier.

Thanks to our rapid publication model, your research is quickly available to read, share and cite. Once published, all articles undergo our unique post-publication peer review process that encourages a collaborative and constructive approach to research.