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  • 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

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  • Research & Innovation Should Have a Central Role in the Recovery Plan

    Research & Innovation Should Have a Central Role in the Recovery Plan0

    Research and Innovation actors from the public, private and academic sectors represented by the Knowledge4Innovation Forum in the European Parliament, addressed a letter to the European Commission President, Ursula von der Leyen, emphasizing the important role of research & innovation to solve major problems not only in the recovery plan but in the EU’s long-term strategy. An

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  • The Future of Anonymous Peer Review

    The Future of Anonymous Peer Review0

    The standard approach to publish a scientific research output is through peer review, a process through which independent experts scrutinize papers submitted for publication and evaluate their quality and integrity. For years, peer review has been the accepted tool to guarantee the quality of scientific papers. Based on their expertise and independent assessment of the

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