Organisational Change

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…

The Dollars and Sense of Ethical Practices in Think Tanks

The Dollars and Sense of Ethical Practices in Think Tanks

[Editor’s Note: This post was written by Ruth Levine, Program Director, Global Development and Population Program, William and Flora Hewlett Foundation, and it was originally published at Research to Action. ] There are many ways to think about ethical practices in think tanks, but…