Republishing guidelines

  1. Unless you have express permission from CREST and the author, you can’t edit our material, except to reflect relative changes in time, location and editorial style. (For example, “yesterday” can be changed to “last week,” and “UK” to “United Kingdom” or “here”). If you need to materially edit our content, please contact us.
  2. You have to credit our authors and partner institutions — ideally in the byline. We prefer “Author Name, Institution”.
  3. You have to credit CREST — ideally at the top of the article and include our logo — with a link back to either our home page or (preferably) the specific content URL on our website.
  4. If space is tight, you can run the first few lines of the content and then say: “Read it in full on the CREST website” with a link back to the content page on our site.
  5. It is permissible to put our articles on pages with ads, but you can’t sell our material separately.
  6. Please note that not all images on the website are included in this licence. Some images are subject to separate licence terms that prevent them from being republished. You can, however, reproduce images produced by CREST which include the CC BY-SA 4.0 licence, clearly stated on the page under 'Copyright Information'. You can find the majority of CREST images at
  7. You can republish individual content, but you can’t systematically republish all of our content. If that’s your aim, please contact us.
  8. Our articles are licensed under Creative Commons 4.0 — Attribution/Non-Commercial/Share-Alike. The link explains the legal details. If you have questions, please contact us.

Linking and frames

We want our content to be used and shared and appreciate referrals, mentions and links to our site as well as specific articles and researchers.

You may link to us as long as the link does not cast us in a false or misleading light. Same goes for our logo. You may not frame the content of our site.

Here is our home page link:

And here are our logos (click to enlarge):




These logos are optimised for screen use. Please contact us if you need higher-resolution logos.

Links to other websites

Our site contains links to other websites. We have no control over these other sites, their content, or their licencing arrangements. Remember to abide by their own user agreements and privacy policies.


Thanks are due to Creative Commons for their work creating licences such as the one we’re using, which helps us share our knowledge and research. Thanks also to The Conversation and The Psychonomic Society whose guidelines we used to shape our own.

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