Agenda

0930 Registration for a prompt 10:00 start

Session 1

Research Matters for developing countries – framing our day

1000 Welcome – Lucy Browse (INASP) & Neil Johnson (ACU)
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1010 Why research matters for development – Rachel McIntosh (DFID)
PDF (637kb)   |  Video
1040 INASP update – Julie Brittain (INASP)
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1110 Higher education beyond 2015: Demonstrating that research matters to achieving development goals  – David Osei (ACU)
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1140 Refreshment break and networking
1200 Lightning talks. Publishers provide updates on their work to support Higher Education and the research communication cycle in developing countries (4 x 15 minute talks)
1. Seed Grants for Research Capacity: The Elsevier Foundation – Ylann Schemm, Elsevier
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2. What could publishing disruption bring to the developing world? – Brian Hole, Ubiquity Press
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3. Our Past, Our Future – Mike Petersen, Royal Society for Chemistry
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4. How books are still changing lives in the HE sector in sub-Saharan Africa – Lucy Clouting and Stevie Russell, Book Aid International
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1300 Lunch and networking

Session 2

The view from the South – challenges and opportunities in Higher Education, research provision and researcher engagement

1400 Reconciling business interests and development needs: How can publishers ensure developing countries have access to the research they need? – Jon Harle (INASP)
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1430 Perspectives from librarians how they are supporting research and the challenges faced
1. Overview of Higher Education in Zambia – Francina Makondo
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2. Challenges faced by librarians and researchers, how these are being overcome, where they currently remain: the Zimbabwean perspective – Agnes Chikonzo & Audrey Mhlanga
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3. E-resources Provision in Institutions of Higher Learning in Malawi: Prospects and Challenges – Trevor Namondwe & Patrick Mapulanga
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1530 Refreshment break and networking

Session 3

Researcher focus – opportunities to support developing country researchers and a snapshot of the researcher experience

1600 AuthorAID: An update and call to action – Julie Walker (INASP)
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1610 Experience of a science journal editor mentoring developing country researchers with AuthorAID – Matt Hodgkinson (PLOS)
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1630 Experiences of a developing country researcher – why research matters. – Bushra Ahmed Khurram and Adanma Innocent-Ukachi
PDF (Khurram, 1.1MB)  |  Video
1650 Round-up – Lucy Browse & Neil Johnson
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Reception and dinner
1700 Drinks reception for all participants
1900 Publishers for Development dinner

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