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How do you take your coffee?

How do you take your coffee?
Participants in this Type Tasting survey were asked to match typefaces to different tastes and ultimately to identify what style of coffee each most closely resembles. 30 more words

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Women in Think Tanks: Thinking about gender and equal opportunity in think tanks

Over the next few weeks, we will be publishing a series of posts on women in think tanks. As editor of the series, I called on women thinktankers to offer their perspectives on the role that their gender identity plays in the workplace. 1,576 more words

Think Tanks

Font Elections poll results

These are the poll results for the online Font Elections survey. Voting is based on the typefaces used in the logos of the five most prominent political parties in the upcoming UK General Elections. 182 more words


Coffin ghosts and cannibalism

After I dropped a makeshift research proposal at the Uganda National Council for Science & Technology (UNCST) – makeshift because: printed forms, with photocopies of relevant signatures, some with bloodstains because when I stapled them the stapler wasn’t working properly so one went into my thumb – I walked along the dusty orange roads to work. 722 more words


Bourdieu and the literature on think tanks

Pierre Bourdieu (1930-2002) is, without a doubt, amongst the most influential sociologists of the 20th century. His work spanned topics as diverse as education, academia, marginality, the formation of taste, media, television, masculine domination and economics. 621 more words

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What is the upshot from our meditation on context as it relates to think tanks?

Linking Think Tank Performance, Decisions, and Context (“Linking Study”) considers context from a think tank’s perspective, separating out a think tank’s internal capacities from the external context in which it operates. 1,429 more words

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