• 10 Science News from 2020

    10 Science News from 20200

    January 2020Tragic month in AustraliaThe 2019-20 fire season in Australia was one of the tragic of all times. By the end of January, more than 50 fires were still active. One million hectares of forest and parks across Australia have burned, and dozens of people lost their lives.WHO declares Covid a pandemicOn March 11, whenREAD MORE
  • Editorial | ERC’s Decision to Abandon Plan S Hurts Open Science

    Editorial | ERC’s Decision to Abandon Plan S Hurts Open Science0

    It was with great apprehension and concern that we, at United Academics, received the news that the European Research Council (ERC) will no longer support Plan S, the science publishing plan that mandates that state-funded researchers publish their work in open access platforms.   As an agency that aims to encourage new ideas and talents

  • The 5 Most Popular UA Magazine Articles of 20190

    Civil Disobedience in Democracies: Why Citizens May Break the Law In UA Magazine’s most-read essay of 2019, Tine Madsen dissects the moral questions raised by civil disobedience and its role in liberal democracies. She proposes a new approach to frame civil disobedience in protests of political decisions and the majority’s authority. Ageing Is a Wicked