Our open access policy ensures access for all Australian researchers to federally-funded (NCRIS) instruments that in the past would only have been available to researchers based at the instrument’s host institution. All Microscopy Australia facilities have agreed to make not just NCRIS-funded instruments, but all of their microscopy and microanalytical tools available under this policy.
For more detail please download our Open Access Policy (PDF).
Microscopy Australia promotes ongoing access to research data following the FAIR principles as a way to maximise the value and impact of research and research data. These guidelines apply to all research data, irrespective of format, size, origin and funding source.
These guidelines are complementary to and do not replace existing policies, procedures, provisions or guidelines on research data and their management at institutions hosting Microscopy Australia facilities and the organisations of our researchers, from academia and industry. We also have a data management policy framework that works in tandem with the data management guidelines.
Microscopy Australia is a consortium of university-based microscopy facilities e access to an array of high-end microscopy platforms and associated scientific expertise in strategic locations to efficiently service Australia’s microscopy needs. Enabled by the NCRIS program, each year, over 3,500 researchers from universities and industry use our facilities around the country.
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