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.
INASP and Politics & Ideas’ Context Matters Framework was used to analyse factors affecting use of evidence in Ghana's Environmental Protection Agency, identify areas for improvement, and develop a plan for change.
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 case study reports on the impact of evidence-informed policy making training developed through the VakaYiko project and the impact of this training on the Research, Statistics and Information Management Directorate of Ghana’s Ministry of Employment and Labour Relations.
This report reflects upon and documents the ways in which the VakaYiko consortium has sought to establish and maintain engagement with government institutions at different levels in Ghana, South Africa, and Zimbabwe.
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.