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Supporting think tanks: 5 ideas for action

We need more and better think tanks in developing countries. I am yet to come across a place where one could argue ‘we have enough’. And where there seem to be too many, well, this is probably because too many are not good enough. 2,565 more words

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National Think Tank Awards: Premio PODER 2014 in Peru celebrates innovation

Last week, Prospect Magazine announced the winners of the 2014 Think Tank of the Year Prospect Awards. The competition has been running for 14 years in the UK and now includes think tanks across Europe and the United States. 163 more words

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Rethinking how research is communicated: two cases from Cameroon

Research Uptake: Yes, Communication Really Does Matter

We generally tend to relegate communication to a classic triptych: if we have formulated a message, developed the tools to transmit the message, and reached the desired target, then we assume to have communicated. 1,250 more words

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3 lessons from working with African think tanks

  1. World-class communications is within your grasp
  2. Having your own network can really help
  3. Only when you’re five thousand miles from home, can you see where you’re going wrong…
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Lessons from Peer Reviewing among Think Tanks

The peer review pilot was a space to learn about these processes; as with all exploratory tasks, I was left with many questions and also some ideas of things to do in the future. 1,553 more words

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Perspectives on the Peer Review Pilot

In the previous two posts by Horacio Vera and Patricia Ames in this series we have learned from the participants in the process what it meant for their personal and institutional capacities. 713 more words

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