As founder and director of Research Consulting, Rob works with policymakers, funding bodies, research organisations and academic publishers in the UK and overseas.  Previously Head of Research Operations at the University of Nottingham, Rob is a longstanding member of ARMA, serving as a member of its conference planning committee from 2014-2018, and a trainer for EARMA’s Certificate in Research Management. He is currently leading a DFID-funded project which aims to strengthen the research systems in 7 African countries so that both local and donor research investment achieves economic and social impact.


15:45 - 16:15
17th Jun 2019
Meeting Room 1a

Research for development: a toolkit for building research partnerships with LMICs

This workshop will equip delegates with the practical tools needed to identify and assess potential research partners in low and middle income countries (LMICs). The presenters will share their own experiences of evaluating and enhancing research systems and organisations in Africa and Asia, including: A multi-donor initiative to strengthen the research management capacity of Africa’s

Theme: Funding & development
Level: Open to all
Speakers:Rob Johnson, Nelisha Naidoo
Time: 15:45 - 16:15
Date: 17th Jun 2019
Room: Meeting Room 1a