Smart Thinking aggregates on one platform all the latest public policy research and analysis from the leading UK think tanks.

In offering this platform, Smart Thinking is curating UK think tank content for the first time, with the aim of stimulating vigorous debate and reaching as wide an audience as possible.

Please note that Smart Thinking does not condone any one view or report in providing this platform. All views are the think tanks’ own.

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Schools and coronavirus

This report from UK think tank the Institute for Government looks at the government’s handling of education

A Levels and university access 2021

This report from UK think tank the Sutton Trust looks at how the pandemic has disrupted education

Hybrid and remote working in the North of England: Impact and future prospects

This report from UK think tank the Work Foundation looks at the new shift to hybrid working.

Green money

This report from UK think tank Bright Blue looks at a plan to reform UK carbon pricing.

Retreating Rights: Examining the pressure on human rights in Kazakhstan

This report from UK think tank the Foreign Policy Centre looks at Kazakhstan and the period of

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Gender equality at the UN

This event, hosted by UK think tank Chatham House will examine how successful the UN is at

Why eat wild meat? Insights from Africa and lessons for COVID-19 responses

This event, hosted by UK think tank IIED will explore why people eat wild meat and how

Why Tunisia’s democratic transition still matters?

This event, hosted by UK think tank Chatham House will explore the factors that paved the way

Ethiopia’s economic reforms and development agenda

This event, hosted by UK think tank Chatham House will discuss Ethiopia’s economic reform trajectory and long-term

What is cyber power, and where is it going?

This event, hosted by UK think tank IISS will examine what is cyber power and where it

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