Posts by Sian Harris

Building on a strong vision

This year INASP celebrates our 25th anniversary. As part of our anniversary blog series, Siân Harris looks back over our history and shares some of the ways that INASP has evolved and is preparing for the challenges and opportunities of the next 25 years.

Local knowledge for local challenges

From secret diseases in south Asia to plant-based healers in west Africa, last week's Publishers for Development conference had plenty of stories and examples of how local research, based on global and local knowledge, is making a difference to local issues.

Research into climate change is vital in countries that are on the frontline of feeling its effects

Strong local research and knowledge systems are vital in tackling local and global problems, and a great example of this is in tackling climate change. Siân Harris looks at a few of the ways that INASP has been supporting Southern environmental research and its use in policy.

How good publishing partnerships can support development

How good publishing partnerships can support development

This blog looks at how strong partnerships in publishing can support development, particularly in light of the Sustainable Development Goals....

Supporting displaced and disadvantaged academics

Supporting displaced and disadvantaged academics

In a post first published on Digital Science’s Perspectives blog, Siân Harris looks at how online courses such as INASP’s AuthorAID research-writing MOOC can help academics in fragile countries.

Making research connections with social media

Making research connections with social media

Academics across all disciplines are increasingly using social media to share their work. These networks’ global reach and lack of subscription fees makes them especially useful...

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