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INASP partners from around the world meet in Oxford

Taken from the INASP website > News INASP staff, partners and associates from around the world met in Oxford to think about our approaches to capacity building and how INASP can continue to build on its strong track record of supporting … Continue reading

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Scholarships for online course on using knowledge in policy making in Africa

INASP would like to remind us about the available scholarships for participants from Ghana, South Africa, Uganda and Zimbabwe to their upcoming online course. The online course “Leaders of change: helping African policymakers develop their capacity to promote the use of knowledge … Continue reading

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African library consortia plan a strong future with INASP

With INASP approaching the final two years of the Strengthening Research and Knowledge Systems(SRKS) programme, the focus of some staff is on working to support the creation of strong and sustainable library consortia, who will be able to manage national … Continue reading

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Last day to apply! Travel grants for developing country researchers

INASP has been running the second set of AuthorAID small grants for 2015. The deadlines are as follows (Note the travel grants deadline is 22 July 2015): 8 travel grants ($1500 each): For researchers who have an accepted abstract or proposal … Continue reading

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Evidence-informed policy making course in Ghana

Members of INASP’s evidence-informed policy making (EIPM) team are currently working with partners in Accra, Ghana as part of the VakaYiko consortium to deliver the pilot of a newly developed EIPM course. This week has seen the team carry out a … Continue reading

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INASP Announce Winners of Library Grants

INASP ( The International Network for the Availability of Scientific Publications ) have just announced the winners of the 2013 Supporting the Next Generation of Library Leaders grants. In 2013/2014 INASP offered 8 small grants, up to the value of … Continue reading

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Africa doubles research output over past decade, moves towards a knowledge-based economy

From 1996 to 2012, the number of research papers published in scientific journals with at least one African author grew fourfold (from about 12,500 to over 52,000) ! This achievement has been compiled and analysed by Research4Life (responsible for programmes … Continue reading

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Open Access Week competition winners 2013

INASP announced that the following institutions have been awarded a grant of $500 each to support their Open Access Week plans in the INASP Open Access Week competition, jointly sponsored by UNESCO and INASP.  The grants were awarded to institutions … Continue reading

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Enhancing the Visibility and Accessibility of Research: Demystifying and Promoting Open Access at the University of Nairobi

In the article, Agatha Kabagu, Deputy University Librarian (Planning), University of Nairobi Library and Country Coordinator of INASP’s PERii Programme discusses strategic planning, capacity building and collaboration at a national level, all of which proved essential elements in getting the … Continue reading

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Small grants for improving Public Access to Health Information (PAHI)

Partnerships in Health Information (Phi) in collaboration with the Association for Health Information & Libraries in Africa (AHILA) is pleased to announce two small grants to support health librarians/ health information professionals in carrying out a small project of their … Continue reading

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