Understanding think tanks

Think tanks are a difficult subject of study. The definition of a think tank is a heavily contested issue and a topic for heated conversations. To understand what they are we must first understand their origins and evolution over time as well as their context and their relationship with it.

There articles offer an insight into think tanks, their relationships with each other and with other actors, and into the very different contexts in which they thrive around the world.

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Research systems research for K4D Helpdesk

Project brief OTT Consulting has produced a report for the IDS led K4D Helpdesk service on Research Systems to inform DFID policy on the subject. The study included the following areas: Research systems in...

September 4, 2018

Free introductory webinars

Join On Think Tank expert trainers for a free introductory webinar series. Each webinar covers a key aspect of a policy research centre’s work, from how to maximise the impact of its research, to the...

July 23, 2018
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