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Shaping policy for development

An overview of Lagoro IDP camp in Kitgum District, northern Uganda, 20 May 2007. Manoocher Deghati/IRIN
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Nick Scott
Nick Scott

Nick Scott

Digital Manager, Communications

Nick focuses on ways digital tools can support the communications, research and management processes of think tanks. He developed ODI’s online communications strategy, awarded Online Strategy of the Year 2012 in the Digital Communications Awards. He is also the founder of WonkComms, a popular community of practice for think tank communications staff.

Nick has broad experience of all aspects of the marketing and communications mix and works across the organisation to communicate research, providing advice on strategic communications to a number of ODI's programmes.

Before ODI, Nick supported online projects at a range of organisations, including ODI, Guardian Unlimited (the UK’s largest and most internationally popular newspaper website), and The Metropolitan Police.


Ten things to know about climate finance in 2013

Publication - Infographic - 18 November 2013
This infographic explores the numbers on climate finance, offering an annual analysis of data from the world’s only comprehensive public climate finance commitment tracker – Climate Funds Update. In 2013, it finds that pledges through multilateral climate funds have fallen by 71% on last year, but Europe remains a leader.
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Moving beyond the report + media coverage communications model (or why Prospect’s ‘Publication of the Year’ award should be ‘Research Communications Project of the Year’)

Opinion - Articles and blogs - 14 July 2013
'The "appropriate way" of communicating to get action and change will never be – has never been – a report alone. Though media coverage has always been central to think tank communications, changes to the way information is broadcast, found and consumed in the digital age will usher in a new understanding of what products are used in think tank communications"
Participant at Kstar 2012 uses Twitter to join in the debate online
Participant at Kstar 2012 uses Twitter to join in the debate online

License: Creative Commons
Credit: Furqan Asif/UNUIWEH
Source: Flickr

The future of think tank communications

Event - Public event - 26 April 2013 10:30 - 12:30 (GMT+01 (BST))

How can think tanks adapt to an ever changing communications environment? How do we ensure that ideas continue to cut through despite stiff competition and scarce resources? This Social Market Foundation event hosted by ODI offers you a chance to share ideas and discuss how think tanks can develop and strengthen our output to adapt to an increasingly digital future. 


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