Gold Open Access APC application form

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The Gold Open Access APC (article processing charge) application form below should be completed by an Aston-based corresponding author/principal investigator.  Please see the Glossary for assistance with terminology when completing the form; you can also contact for help. 

We will contact you within two working days of submitting the form to discuss its progress. 


  • Your details
  • Name
  • Are publication costs included in your research grant?
  • Publication details
  • Has the article been submitted for publication?
  • Has the article been accepted for publication?
  • Gold Open Access information
  • Does the journal publish Gold Open Access articles with a CC-BY licence or variant, eg. CC-BY-NC-ND? (CC-BY = Creative Commons Attribution 3.0/4.0 licence)
  • Supporting information