New Research4Life User Review sheds light on users’ needs and challenges

New Research4Life User Review sheds light on users’ needs and challenges

Research4Life programmes make a significant positive difference to research experiences in low- and middle-income countries – but only when users know they are available and how to use them. This press release from Research4Life shares key findings of a study by INASP.

Rangoli picture representing open access.

Open Access: challenges and opportunities for LMICs and the potential impact of UK policy

In late 2019, INASP was commissioned by three UK funders to undertake a consultation to understand the challenges and opportunities that open access presents to low- and middle-income country stakeholders.

Two Research4Life users during a workshop in Papua New Guinea, December 2019.

Research4Life selects INASP to evaluate user experiences

Independent and wide-ranging research into user experiences will inform Research4Life’s future work in reducing the knowledge gap between researchers in industrialized nations and those in low- and middle-income countries.

Reflecting on work to improve information access

Anne Powell reviews how INASP’s information access work has evolved, and reflects on some of her highlights.

Enabling an equitable Ethiopian research system – declaration

In November 2018, the Ethiopian Academy of Sciences (EAS) and INASP held a dialogue event in Addis Ababa bringing together a range of stakeholders to explore issues of equity in research. As a result, EAS has now published a declaration outlining a vision for a strong, sustainable and self-sufficient research system for Ethiopia and steps required to achieve it.

Dialogue on research equity in Tanzania

On 13-14 March, COSTECH and INASP will bring together stakeholders from across Tanzania’s research and knowledge system to discuss how to enable a more equitable system in order to nurture a wider pool of research talent in support of national development.

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