Communications and impact

Doing great research is only a part of a think tank’s mission. In order to be effective, think tanks must also communicate their findings to a range of stakeholders. These articles and resources tackle a range of issues, from types of communication outputs (both digital and ‘traditional’ formats), to planning for impact, and understanding research uptake, and policy influence.

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School for Thinktankers 2023


After two years online, we were happy to return to an in-person one-week School in Brussels. The seven-day event ran from 29 January – 4 February 2023, hosted by Bruegel, the European Policy Centre (EPC) and the...

January 29, 2023

AI: Understanding your audience

By Enrique Mendizabal

Introduction Throughout the various interactions I had with ChatGPT for this first effort to experiment with ChatGPT, I kept wondering about the technology's ability to understand my...

January 18, 2023

A plea to reimagine the story of change

By Louise Ball

Following an interesting conversation with Enrique Mendizabal, I’ve come to the conclusion that we need to be honest about ‘stories of change’ or ‘impact stories’ being published by...

August 24, 2022