AuthorAID MOOC participants reflect on important and inspiring takeaways from the course

Samuel Yigzaw, Adetoun Oyelude, Al-Kassim Hassan Mohammed and Atebeh Lekah are four participants from AuthorAID’s recent MOOC on research communication. In this post, they share some of the useful lessons they learned from the online course, and explain how they will use the knowledge they developed to advance their research careers.

INASP Core pillars

Why INASP’s core pillars matter

As we celebrate our 25th anniversary, we’ve been reflecting on INASP’s core pillars – the approaches that are most important in our work to put research and knowledge at the heart of development. INASP’s core pillars are central to our identity as a catalyst for change. How do they play out in practice? And what makes these approaches unique? Our staff reflect.

Taking complexity seriously: helping officials to use evidence more skilfully in the Zimbabwean government

Author: Ajoy Datta, Research Associate, Overseas Development Institute, worked on the VakaYiko programme, coordinated by INASP. Ajoy is an expert...

Parliamentary information system

Evidence in African parliaments: reflections on our new paper

Author: Emily Hayter, Programme Manager, Evidence-Informed Policy Making Team, INASP Information is critical to holding governments to account. None of...

INASP Annual review 2016-17

Annual review highlights successes of INASP’s 5 year strategy

Julie Brittain, INASP Executive Director, looks back at the past year and shares some highlights from our latest annual review....

What are publishers doing about global divides?

One of the speakers at next week’s Publishers for Development conference, Janet Remmington, gives a personal account of some of the work of the scholarly publisher Taylor & Francis towards addressing information needs in the global South. Our world is more connected than ever, and yet it is not. In our information age, publications and data abound, but we see global unevenness in the creation, availability, and application of knowledge resources. Open Access is importantly part of the picture, yet it is still evolving and does not come without its own challenges. Also, the very role of evidence-based findings and critical debate for addressing the problems and opportunities of our world is under threat. In the reality of our mixed economy, what are publishers doing to address information needs of the global South? In what follows, is a brief personal account of some of the work of Taylor & Francis.

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