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Research

Research is think tanks main function. It underpins their claim to legitimacy. But getting it right is harder than it sounds. Think tanks must address challenges as diverse as the research skills of their staff, the introduction of new research methods, peer review systems, etc.

These articles and resources offer an opportunity to explore these challenges as well as opportunities for think tanks’ research function.

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WinterSchool for Thinktankers 2020 – Geneva

The WinterSchool for Thinktankers will take place 2-8 February 2020, in Geneva, Switzerland.  Apply now! The WinterSchool for Thinktankers (WISCH) is designed to deepen your think tank knowledge and prepare for...

February 2, 2020

Free webinar: Research excellence

Research “excellence” is a central target of policy, researchers and institutions. Increasingly it is a target of criticism for the way in which it reinforces systemic biases in power, reduces diversity, and...

October 8, 2019

(Senior) Research Analyst Digital China

Mercator Institute for China Studies (MERICS)

The Mercator Institute for China Studies (MERICS) is a Berlin-based, independent think tank and leading European provider of policy-oriented research on contemporary China. Founded by Stiftung Mercator, MERICS...

May 31, 2019

(Senior) Research Analyst Global Challenges

Mercator Institute for China Studies (MERICS)

The Mercator Institute for China Studies (MERICS) is a Berlin-based, independent think tank and leading European provider of policy-oriented research on contemporary China. Founded by Stiftung Mercator, MERICS...

May 31, 2019

On Think Tanks Conference 2019: Washington DC

World Resources Institute, 10 G St NE #800, Washington, DC 20002

The first On Think Tanks Conference in the US will be held June 25 2019 at the World Resources Institute in Washington DC. The conference will bring together think tank scholars, policy entrepreneurs and funders to...

June 25, 2019
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