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INASP partners reflect on 25 years of achievements
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As part of a series of posts celebrating INASP’s 25th anniversary, some of INASP’s partners and associates share their thoughts about collaboration with INASP. Continue reading

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Advocating for Southern research and knowledge
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Southern partners have an important role to play in championing local research and knowledge, as the stories from our advocacy competition with Research4Life showed this year. Continue reading

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The right to health: policymakers and evidence for HIV prevention
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Evidence plays a critical role in designing and implementing the most effective and efficient HIV prevention policies and programmes and saving lives. But in HIV prevention policy, the topic of evidence involves many points of debate, from what constitutes ‘good’ evidence to how to negotiate the intersection between health and rights. So how can researchers effectively contribute to the policy-making process in such a controversial area? Continue reading

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Creating a successful MOOC for academics in low-resource settings
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Since 2013 AuthorAID’s online courses in research writing have provided support to thousands of early-career researchers in the Global South. Andy Nobes reflects on some of the lessons learnt. Continue reading

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Raising awareness of Open Access in the Global South
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Since we were founded 25 years ago, INASP has been a strong advocate – both publicly and privately – for the importance of access to research and knowledge and its role in sustainable development. Open Access promises to increase the availability of essential information for researchers. We see strong support for this from many researchers but also continued confusion and lack of awareness. Continue reading

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Why INASP’s core pillars matter
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INASP Core pillars

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. Continue reading

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