Posts Tagged "Think Tanks"

How can we make our research to be policy relevant?

How can we make our research to be policy relevant?

At Politics & Ideas we are convinced that doing high quality and policy relevant research is just as important as communicating or disseminating it effectively to ensure its impact on policy. That is why in 2015 we launched the online…

How can we improve feedback?

How can we improve feedback?

[Editor’s note: This post was written by Annapoorna Ravichander, Independent consultant and contributor of Politics & Ideas.]   Introduction According to a web definition feedback is a “Process in which the effect or output of an action is ‘returned’ (fed-back)…

Policy Impact: A Think Tank’s Perspective

Policy Impact: A Think Tank’s Perspective

[Editor’s note: This post was written by Dr. Annapoorna Ravichander, Head of the Communication and Policy Engagement Team, and Deeksha M Rao, Intern at the Center for Study of Science, Technology and Policy (CSTEP).]   Introduction The term Think Tank was first used…

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…

Book Review: Improving Think Tank Management by Raymond Struyk

Book Review: Improving Think Tank Management by Raymond Struyk

[Editor’s note: This post was originally published at Onthinktanks.org on July 19th]   Anyone working or interested in working in the think tanks´ field should have “Improving think tank management” at hand. With an impressive strategy to gather and systematize cutting edge…

Methodological choices to inform policy

Methodological choices to inform policy

[Editor’s note: This post is the seventh 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…