Assessing and supporting journal publishing practices in the Global South 

Journals in the developing world face challenges in becoming known and respected in the international research landscape. Siân Harris describes Journal Publishing Practices and Standards (JPPS), established and managed by African Journals Online (AJOL) and INASP, which provides detailed assessment criteria for the quality of publishing practices of Global South journals.

For effective evidence use in policy, go beyond individual skills development

Emily Hayter shares what we have learned about skills development for evidence use

Why organizational change matters

This year's INASP annual review looks at supporting research and knowledge systems with real and lasting capacity 

INASP staff joining hands to support International Women's Day.

Turning the lens on organizational change

Julie Brittain reflects on INASP's achievements and capacity development approaches over the past year and how we have ensured our organization takes the same approach. 

The TESCEA partners meeting in October 2017.

Gettting beyond principles: partnerships are about people

Partnership is probably one of the most used – and most abused – terms in the ‘development’ world. It is also one of the core pillars of our work at INASP and something we strive to get right. In this post, Jon Harle offers his personal reflections.

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.