Organisational Change

So, what is context?

So, what is context?

[Editor’s note: This post is part a series produced by Vanesa Weyrauch and Leandro Echt from Politics&Ideas to share what we learn through the project “Going beyond ‘Context matters”, supported by the International Netowrk for the Availability of Scientific Publications…

Our achievements in 2015 and our desires for 2016

Our achievements in 2015 and our desires for 2016

As we say goodbye to a very good 2015 and we look with inspiration and enthusiasm into this brand new 2016, we´d like to share our achievements, and what we have learned and enjoyed as well as our hopes for the New…

Working on your funding model: more ideas from our course

Working on your funding model: more ideas from our course

[Editor’s note: This post is part of a series of reflections from participants and facilitators of the Online training “Re thinking funding models”, supported by the Think Tank Fund and the Think Tank Initiative.]   Are we ready to innovate? There is a lot…

What concerns think-tankers about their funding models?

What concerns think-tankers about their funding models?

[Editor’s note: This post is part of a series of reflections from participants and facilitators of the Online training “Re thinking funding models”, supported by the Think Tank Fund and the Think Tank Initiative.]   As we close a new edition of the online course…

Sustainability of funding models: what can it really mean?

Sustainability of funding models: what can it really mean?

[Editor’s note: This post is part of a series of reflections from participants and facilitators of the Online training “Re thinking funding models”, supported by the Think Tank Fund and the Think Tank Initiative..]   Most of the think tanks that take our online…

Policymakers: unravelling a heterogeneous world

Policymakers: unravelling a heterogeneous world

[Editor’s Note: This post was written by Vanesa Weyrauch and Leandro Echt, from Politics & Ideas, and it was originally published at the Aditi Bulletin of the Center for Science, Technology and Policy (CSTEP).]   When reflecting about the link between research and public policies, academics…

Is your funding model a good friend to your research?

Is your funding model a good friend to your research?

[Editor’s note: This post is part of a series that looks into think tank funding models. It is based on a course that Politics & Ideas has delivered to a group of think tanks in Central Eastern Europe and Nepal] When think…