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.
This document provides a rapid review of the relevant literature on the research and knowledge system in Sierra Leone, and looks at the research landscape, higher education system and the extent of use of research in policy making.
This article explores the programme that was developed in 2013 by the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Colombo and INASP's AuthorAID programme to develop scientific research-writing skills for academic staff and postgraduate students.
This article discusses the ‘Developing Capacity for Health Information Access and Use’ programme which ran from 2008 to 2011 and aimed to influence the training capacity of an entire sector in a single country (Vietnam) over the long term.
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.
This report evaluates the success of the African Journals Online Publishing Programme (AJOPP) which was intended to support 11 African journals in putting their full text content online using a variety of hosts.