Dr Siân Harris is Communications Specialist at INASP (www.inasp.info), an NGO focused on supporting more equitable research and knowledge systems to support development. She is responsible for communicating within INASP’s work and to external stakeholders. In addition, she is involved in research work, particularly in the area of access to information. She represents INASP on the Think. Check. Submit. committee, which is helping researchers identify trustworthy journals and publishers. Prior to joining INASP, Siân was a science and technology journalist for 16 years, including 11 years as the Editor of Research Information magazine. She has a PhD in inorganic chemistry from the University of Bristol, UK and has experience of working for research libraries, scholarly publishers and the civil engineering, environmental monitoring and chemical industries.