Think Tanks

How to think up creative new policy recommendations

11 Mar , 2018  

Think creatively about policy recommendations

Quality think tank policy recommendations are based on thorough research and analysis. Yet it’s still helpful for think tankers to have some mental prompts to encourage new ideas on how to tackle the problems or realise the opportunities that their research uncovers. To that end, in Chapter 3 of my book, Working for a Think […]

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Think Tanks

How to write policy recommendations that influence government

22 Aug , 2017  

Influence Westminster policy

There are over 120 think tanks in the UK. You can find their details here. A core goal of many of these organisations is to publish reports and make recommendations that influence government policy. With so many think tanks competing for attention, how can they write recommendations that have a chance of influencing real decision […]

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Think Tanks

UK Think Tanks, Mapped

31 Jul , 2017  

Map of UK Think Tanks - Eddie Copeland

My recent book, Working for a Think Tank, includes details and descriptions of more than 120 UK think tanks. See the full list here. But where exactly are they all? I’ve compiled their address data and mapped them below. (You might find it easier to view the full screen version.) Click on any of the […]