JPPS framework.

More than 80 Global South journals awarded JPPS starred status

First Journal Publishing Practices and Standards (JPPS) assessments highlight excellence in Southern journal publishing practices

Research suggests low density of snow leopards in Nepal’s Conservation Area

The snow leopard is a mammal species of the cat family found at high altitudes in Nepal and other countries...

Study shows heightened risks for premature babies in Bangladesh

Study shows heightened risks for premature babies in Bangladesh

A recently published study in Bangladesh titled Clinical outcome of the late preterm infants shows that premature babies can develop...

Small mammal thought to be extinct rediscovered in Nepal’s national park

The hispid hare (Caprolagus hispidus) is in the list of critically endangered small mammals. It was thought to be extinct...

AuthorAID launches new research collaboration forum to catalyse international research partnerships

Researchers from across the global research community have been requesting help in finding research collaborators. The new AuthorAID forums (forums.authoraid.info) have been developed in response to this need.

Gender data reveals trends and gaps in global research and knowledge

Building on our recent work in gender in higher education and to strengthen our knowledge of the global landscape for women, we recently commissioned a desk study of available data related to gender equality in higher education and research, digital literacy, research communications and publishing, and public policy. Jenny Birchall shares some of the themes that emerged.

Sustainable development through stronger library consortia networking in Latin America

“[Access to research literature] is very important, because this will allow us to improve the quality of research in Nicaragua.” Our Central American consortia partners reflect on collaborative approaches to support sustainable research access, which were discussed at a regional meeting that was held in El Salvador in November 2017.

Seven ways to support organizational change for evidence use

Seven ways to support organizational change for evidence use

How can we support organizational change in the way evidence is used in policy? Contextual understanding, locally led approaches and flexibility are required, writes Clara Richards

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.

Strengthened library consortium helps ensure long-term research information access in Ghana

Theresa Adu of CARLIGH (Consortium of Academic and Research Libraries) in Ghana shares her experiences and reflects on how strong partnership between INASP and CARLIGH has helped the consortia transition to direct management with strengthened leadership.