Bill Hubbard. Deputy head of scholarly communications support and director of the centre for research communications.

I work within Jisc’s open access team to support the development and implementation of open access to research in the UK. I direct a suite of services which have been bought into Jisc dealing with policy analysis, author support and charting the growth of repositories of open access information. I have a background in innovation in ICT in higher education and research, along with commercial experience in virtual reality and artificial intelligence applications for communications and broadcast. I have led a degree programme as a senior lecturer in multimedia design and worked as an honorary lecturer in computing sciences.


7th Jun 2017
Room: Room 4B

Making open access more efficient: a sector-wide approach

The Universities UK Open Access Coordination Group was established in 2014 to monitor and encourage progress in the implementation of the UK’s OA policy, following on from the work of the Finch Group. In 2015 it published its first substantive report on progress, Monitoring the Transition to Open Access , and in 2016 it established

Theme: Policy and Governance
Level: Management
Speakers:Helen Blanchett, Bill Hubbard
Time: 11:30
Date: 7th Jun 2017
Room: Room 4B