An introduction to our series, where writers known for thinking deeply about the work of research and policy organisations reimagine what the sector's future could be.
With a troubled information environment threatening our democracies, research and policy organisations have a moral obligation to share their knowledge and methods in a two-way engagement with an increasingly alienated public, argues Cast From Clay Advisor Keith Burnet.
Anne-Marie Slaughter, CEO of ‘think and action tank’ New America, offers a vivid and electrifying vision for the future of public policy organisations: how they orient and relate at a structural level.
Drawing on her work at the RSA to pursue a more participatory approach to their research, Hannah Webster shares what she learned and offers a convincing set of guiding principles for other organisations looking to do the same.
Sir Robin Niblett, former Director and now Distinguished Fellow at Chatham House, challenges policy organisations to shake off old markers of success. Instead, they must embrace their fundamental principles and seek greater openness.