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Who is responsible for obtaining the waivers?

Each relevant Named Author is responsible for obtaining a waiver for the article from their institution or university (as applicable).

The Submitting Author is responsible for checking with all of their co-authors of the article to ensure that they have obtained a waiver if required.

The Submitting Author must then sign the copyright form, including ticking the ‘Please tick this box to confirm that each Named Author, who is affiliated to a university/institution which has an open access policy which is incompatible with IOP’s green open access policy, has obtained a waiver for the Article from their institution or university’s open access policy’ box.