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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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Research associate in peace and security

Global Public Policy Institute (GPPi)

The Global Public Policy Institute (GPPi), an independent, non-profit think tank, is seeking a full-time research associate to contribute to the institute’s work on understanding the politics of the use of force...

June 6, 2019

(Senior) Research Analyst China’s Foreign Economic Relations

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...

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

(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

On Think Tanks Conference in South Africa

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The 1st OTT Conference in Africa took place in Pretoria on 17th July 2018. The one-day conference was organised in partnership with Southern Hemisphere, and was designed to bring together thinktankers, policy...

May 23, 2019

The 2019 On Think Tanks Conference

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The 2019 OTT Conference brought together thinktankers, think tank scholars, policy entrepreneurs and think tanks funders from around the world to share experiences, present their research, co-develop solutions to...

May 23, 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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