Free webinar: New Approaches to Research, Audience Engagement and Impact

Event type Courses
Start date 28 November 2019 3pm UTC

In this webinar, Keith Burnet, who oversees Chatham House’s communications, publishing and digital activities, will outline ways in which think tanks can increase their engagement with new and diverse audiences without compromising the quality of their work or their credibility.

Keith will outline how Chatham House is taking a more dynamic approach to its research processes and outputs and how this is improving its impact and changing the relationships with its stakeholders.

Keith’s presentation will take 15-20 minutes, leaving plenty of time for Q&A.


Thursday 28 November 2019, 3pm UTC.


This 45-minute webinar is free.


Keith Burnet is Director of Communications and Publishing at Chatham House, the Royal Institute of International Affairs, where he oversees its communications strategy and outreach and has overall responsibility for the institute’s magazine The World Today and journal International Affairs. An important focus of his current work is on the lead up to Chatham House’s centenary in 2020. His previous marketing- and communications-related roles include for Wood Mackenzie & Co; NatWest Securities; Wiley-Blackwell; the Industrial Society; the Disablement Income Group; and the Labour party. He studied business and politics at Oxford Brookes University and the Curtin University, Western Australia. He was co-founder of the Scottish fanzine Deadbeat which allowed him to indulge his interest in music and interview and write about artists and bands including Morrissey, New Order and, Echo and the Bunnymen.