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Table 3 Overview of licensing practices (2012–2013)

From: Global health equity in United Kingdom university research: a landscape of current policies and practices

University Publicly available SRL policy Proportion of licenses that were non-exclusive Proportion of licenses that included provisions to promote access in LLMICs
University of Bristol Yes 96% 44%
Newcastle University No 90%
University of Leeds No 82%
University of Oxford Yes 71–100% 81–100%
University College London Yes 51–70% 41–60%
University of Glasgow No 51–70% 0–20%
University of Edinburgh Yes 31–50% 0%
Imperial College London Yes 31–50% 21–40%
University of Leicester No 11–30% 0–20%
University of Sheffield No 11–30% 0–20%
University of Aberdeen No 0–10% 81–100%
University of Birmingham No 0–10% 0–20%
University of Manchester Yes 0–10% 0–20%
University of Sussex No 0–10% 0–20%
University of Southampton No 9%
University of Dundee Yes 0%
King's College London No 0%
University of Nottingham No 0%
Queen Mary No 0%
University of Warwick No 0%
Cardiff University No N/A N/A
University of Liverpool No N/A
University of Reading No N/A N/A
University of Cambridge No a
Correlation with presence of SRL policy 0.469 (P = 0.051) 0.286 (P = 0.346)
  1. Correlations given as Somers’ D, calculated from datasets with ‘N/A’,’—‘, and ‘a’ values censored
  2. ‘N/A’ indicates no licenses were executed during the time period
  3. ‘–’ indicates that this question was not answered via electronic survey, and could not be ascertained otherwise
  4. SRL socially responsible licensing, LSHTM London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, LLMICs low- and lower-middle-income countries
  5. aRefused to provide information requested under the Freedom of Information Act for this question