Facilitating meaningful processes

Join us in our second Coaching Circle

Join us in our second Coaching Circle

At P&I we are committed to exploring the potential of collective intelligence. Circles consist of a carefully designed and safe space to share challenges related to our work and organisations and jointly co-sense what they mean to us, and how we can…

Join our Coaching circles!

Join our Coaching circles!

At P&I we are truly committed to further exploring the potential of collective intelligence, so we have decided to create regular coaching circles to experience with others how we can do that. These circles are carefully designed and safe spaces…

Our strengths: courage, integrity, and more!

Our strengths: courage, integrity, and more!

This blog post is part of the P&I series where we share our personal and professional journeys and how they link to a re-thinking of P&I and its purpose. Inspired by the gems that our 3D mapping showed P&I has,…

Proof of Concept: A Marketing Tool for Research Projects

Proof of Concept: A Marketing Tool for Research Projects

[This post was produced by Dr. Annapoorna Ravichander, Head-Policy Engagement and Communication, Training and Resource Mobilisation at the Public Affairs Centre.]   Research organisations and think tanks often find a barrier when justifying the relevance and utility of a research project to…

Reminder: Free webinar series / #3 Culture / December 13

Reminder: Free webinar series / #3 Culture / December 13

Are you a policymaker, a researcher, a capacity building expert or a donor interested in better understanding how context affects the interaction between knowledge and policy? Join our free webinar series where we will explore in depth the six main…

A co-creation challenge: Aligning research and policy processes

A co-creation challenge: Aligning research and policy processes

[Editor’s Note: This piece was written by Katrin Prager, senior social scientist at the James Hutton Institute in Aberdeen, Scotland, and originally appeared at Integration and Implementation Insights.]   How does the mismatch between policy and research processes and timelines stymie co-creation? I…

Think-tanking in environments with low value assigned to research

Think-tanking in environments with low value assigned to research

[Editor’s note: This post was written by Simonida Kacarska, Research Coordinator at the European Policy Institute, Macedonia. It is the tenth article of a series of reflections to share what facilitators and participants learned through P&I’s online course Doing policy relevant research, ran for the…

Choosing to innovate on your research agenda

Choosing to innovate on your research agenda

[Editor’s note: This post is the eighth of a series produced by Andrea Ordóñez and Leandro Echt  from Politics & Ideas to share what we learned through the online course Doing policy relevant research, ran for the first time in the first quarter…