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The Office of Scholarly Communication require that you provide a digital copy of your thesis in addition to the print version when you complete. Your thesis will be uploaded into the University of Cambridge’s repository Apollo and will be discoverable through search engines. You will retain the copyright and all rights to your thesis. 

It is your decision whether to make your thesis open access, but we encourage you to consider this option. Please note that RCUK Training Grant funded PhD theses must be made open access within 12 months of completion. You can find out more about this and the benefits of open access at https://osc.cam.ac.uk/theses/open-access-and-theses

The aim is to make Cambridge PhD theses more easily discoverable in order to increase the visibility of the huge amount of research that is contained in your thesis and to broaden access to your work. 

Details:

What do I do? Upload your PhD thesis to the University of Cambridge’s repository, Apollo

How do I do it? Simply go to https://upload.repository.cam.ac.uk and follow the instructions.

When do I do it? The point at which your examiners have approved the final version and you are invited to submit your hard-bound copy by the Board of Graduate Studies

Where can I find out more?  http://osc.cam.ac.uk/theses

Who can help me? For questions and feedback about the process, please contact support@repository.cam.ac.uk

Unlike the PhD, there is no requirement for a hard copy of the MPhil thesis to be submitted, and a copy is not kept by the University. The Department of Chemistry requires that you provide a digital copy of your thesis once your MPhil has been approved. Your thesis should be uploaded into the University of Cambridge’s repository Apollo and will be discoverable through search engines. You will retain the copyright and all rights to your thesis. 

It is your decision whether to make your thesis open access, but we encourage you to consider this option. You can find out more about the benefits of open access at https://osc.cam.ac.uk/theses/open-access-and-theses