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.

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Tackling Covid-19: A case for better financial support to self-isolate

This report from UK think tank the Nuffield Trust looks at financial support for those that need

Measuring disadvantage

This report from UK think tank the Sutton Trust looks at how various proxies for family background

Double trouble

This report from UK think tank Resolution Foundation explores the labour market and mental health impact of

A fair transition for farming

This report from UK think tank IPPR looks at the reform of the UK farming system in

New biodiversity framework can learn from climate change experience

This report from UK think tank the IIED looks at the ‘super year’ of meetings that will

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Cleaner waters: protecting our rivers and oceans

This event, hosted by UK think tank Bright Blue will discuss new ideas & policies to tackle

Protecting EU citizens’ rights after Brexit: the view from the Independent Monitoring Authority

This event, hosted by UK think tank the Institute for Government will be a wide-ranging discussion on

Growing paternalism in Europe – launch of the Nanny State Index

This event, hosted by UK think tank the IEA will outline the situation across Europe & discuss

US-China tensions: implications for the Asia-Pacific

This event, hosted by UK think tank Chatham House will discuss how US-China relations are impacting on

Retreating rights: examining the pressure on human rights in Tajikistan

This event, hosted by UK think tank The Foreign Policy Centre will examine the pressure on human

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