Helping women bridge the gap between research and publications

Helping women bridge the gap between research and publications

Earlier this year, Senior Programme Manager, Ruth Bottomley joined The Organization for Women in Science for the Developing World – in Khartoum. This video shows the launch of the OWSD Sudan National Chapter and the workshop on Bridging the Gap between Research and Publications.

Supporting trust in Southern journals: the story behind Journal Publishing Practices and Standards (JPPS)

INASP and African Journals Online have launched the Journal Publishing Practices and Standards (JPPS), a unique new framework for providing accreditation and support for journals in the Global South. The JPPS provides detailed and internationally accepted assessment criteria for the quality of publishing practices and policies of Southern journals. In this interview, Susan Murray, Executive Director of African Journals Online (AJOL), and Sioux Cumming, Programme Manager, Journals Online, share the origins and potential of JPPS.

Jo Beall, Executive Director, Education and Society, British Council and Chair INASP Board of Trustees, speaks at an INASP reception

What is the biggest challenge in bringing Southern research to bear on global issues? INASP Trustees reflect

The world is facing many global issues that need to be tackled collectively – from climate change and health to sustainable economies and migration. Knowledge and evidence can help us tackle these issues with informed solutions. But we need to unlock the knowledge from across the world in order to find the best ways forward. To celebrate INASP’s 25th Anniversary, we asked our Trustees to reflect on the biggest challenges in unlocking the potential of research and evidence generated in the global south to tackle worldwide issues.

How large-scale research writing courses are making a difference in the Global South

The AuthorAID MOOCs in research writing are finalists for a prestigious award from the Association of Professional and Learned Society Publishers (ALPSP). The winner of this award will be announced this evening. As we wait to hear how we did, I share in this blog what I told the ALPSP annual conference yesterday.

Participants in INASP's Evidence-Informed Policy Making Team's VakaYiko project symposium 2016

Evidence reading: Innovation in organizational change

Innovation in development has been the ‘buzz’ word of the last couple of years. We all talk about it but...

How INASP’s ‘Gender Mainstreaming in Higher Education’ Toolkit is helping to shift mindsets

With gender inequalities in higher education present, but not always acknowledged, INASP aims to promote equity by actively addressing the needs of both men and women across our work and addressing issues of power within the research and knowledge system. Ruth Bottomley spoke with Science Impact about INASP's Gender Mainstreaming in Higher Education Toolkit and why it is vital that men, as well as women are active participants in the fight against gender inequality. (With thanks to STEM for sharing the post with us).

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