Critical thinking skills connect classroom learning to the world beyond

Stronger connections need to be forged between universities, communities, industries and nations. Jon Harle discusses how the Transforming Employability for Social Change in East Africa project aims to address this challenge in East Africa

Strengthening research and knowledge systems: reflections from our work

Central to INASP’s recently completed five-year SRKS programme were the principles of high-quality capacity development; sustainability; local leadership; adaptability; partnership; gender equity; and learning. In this post we share some reflections from our report of the programme.

UKCDR launch event.

Making the UK’s research count

Jon Harle reflects on the importance of collaboration and capacity development for research impact

Sharing your research with communities? Be ready to lose control

AuthorAID mentor Ayo Ojebode shares his experiences of how research uptake can happen in unexpected ways

Research Week at the Parliament of Uganda in 2016.

5 tips for researchers hoping to influence policy

Getting your research seen and used by policymakers is a frequent discussion topic among our AuthorAID network of Southern researchers. We share advice from across the policy-influence sector.

Banner showing JPPS is a finalist for the ALPSP Awards.

Journal Publishing Practices and Standards framework is shortlisted for prestigious publishing award

JPPS assessment framework for Global South journals is finalist for 2018 ALPSP Award for Innovation in Publishing The Journal Publishing...

Four things we learned about supporting research and knowledge in ‘harder to reach’ places

Over the past few years we have tried to understand and support aspects of the research and knowledge systems in Sierra Leone and the Puntland region of Somalia. Here we share some of the lessons learnt

Image of participants at researcher roundtable in Sri Lanka.

Sharing ideas across the research and knowledge system in Sri Lanka

Bringing together researchers, librarians, journal editors and policymakers in Sri Lanka gave an interesing opportunity to share experiences and challenges.

Helping researchers distinguish credible journals

Journals with dubious publishing practices cause problems for authors and readers of these journals, as well as for genuine journals that could be unfairly distrusted. INASP's projects, and role in Think. Check. Submit. are helping to address these challenges.

Screenshot of INASP's website home page.

Three ways our new website can help you put research at the heart of development

Our new website helps you to find out what we do and how we are working with partners towards a vision of research and knowledge at the heart of development.