During April 2020, INASP asked researchers from 94 countries and across the whole spectrum of academic disciplines: “What impact, if any, do you think that the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic will have on your research work?”. This paper shares the findings.
Physician Dr Djibril I. Moussa Handulen describes how AuthorAID has helped him overcome multiple challenges to publish 15 papers in some of the world's most widely-read medical journals and, in turn, influence mental-health improvements in Somalia.
In this case study Vanesa Weyrauch and Leandro Echt of Politics & Ideas reflect on the online course that was held for Latin American policymakers as part of the VakaYiko project and discuss the need for this type of training.
This report reviews the Library and Information Science (LIS) Pilot Project in Ethiopia, Kenya, Malawi, Tanzania and Zambia, suggests ways forward and outlines what worked, as well as what might be improved.
A discussion about improving research access and communication in Sierra Leone, with a focus on a pilot project which is exploring ways of increasing awareness of the online research literature available and enabling researchers to make better use of it in their work.