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1st International Social Prescribing Network Research Conference, 14th June 2018, University of Salford, England

***With apologies for cross-posting***Call for Abstracts1st International Social Prescribing Network Research Conference, 14th June 2018, University of Salford, EnglandThe Challenges and Opportunities for Research in Social PrescribingSocial prescribing is a fresh perspective on health and ...

Dayson, Christopher 8th Mar 2018

Call for Papers - Voluntary Sector and Volunteering Research Conference 2018

Call for PapersVoluntary Sector and Volunteering Research Conference 20186-7 September 2018, NCVO Conference Suite<https://www.ncvo.org.uk/about-us/venue-hire/find-us>, London, UKTrust, Transparency and Accountability of Charities and Voluntary Organisations: Challenges for Policy, Practice and ResearchThis September we will be holding ...

Angela Ellis Paine 8th Mar 2018

New post at CVSL - Open University Business School

Dear All,We are currently seeking to appoint an Online Fellow / Centre Manager for the Centre for Voluntary Sector Leadership at the Open University Business School. This is a challenging and interesting role and we ...

James.Rees 7th Mar 2018

Postponement of Seminar on the History of Food Banks

We are very sorry to have to postpone the seminar with Alex Murdoch that was planned to take place on Monday 12th March.This is one of days on which the university lecturers union has called ...

Colin Rochester 5th Mar 2018

PhD Studentship: Community-Led Housing

Dear Colleagues,The Department of Urban Studies & Planning at the University of Sheffieldis pleased to offer a fully-funded ESRC Collaborative PhD Studentship forentry in October 2018. To apply and for more details, visit:https://www.sheffield.ac.uk/usp/researchschool/community-led-housing orcontact Tom ...

Tom Moore 2nd Mar 2018

FW: VAHS Study Day on the Death of Infrastructure

Messaged forwarded from Colin Rochester (cirochester@macace.net):Voluntary Action History Society Study DayThe end of the voluntary sector’s infrastructure? Are intermediary bodies doomed? Does it matter?Call for PapersDate and time: Saturday, 16 June 2018, 10AM-4PMVenue: Institute of ...

Angela Ellis Paine 26th Feb 2018

Aston Business School and Birmingham Business School Research Day on Charities and Social Enterprise

REGISTRATIONS NOW OPENat http://www.aston.ac.uk/aston-business-school/events/charities-and-social-enterprises/Charities and Social Enterprises - a day for researchers and practitioners to discusscurrent challenges and escalating changeDate: 24 April 2018Location: Aston Business School, Aston University, Birmingham, UKCharities and social enterprises are experiencing ...

Cordery, Carolyn 19th Feb 2018

Vacancy - Research and Content Manager

Dear VSSN list membersSome of you may have heard of a new initiative to increase the role of volunteers in health and social care settings in the UK. They are are seeking a ‘research and ...

Karl Wilding 18th Feb 2018

Fwd: Call for papers

This may be of interest to VSSN people.Margaret HarrisBegin forwarded message:From: Elisabeth Arweck <00001b7b3b8ff621-dmarc-request@JISCMAIL.AC.UK<mailto:00001b7b3b8ff621-dmarc-request@JISCMAIL.AC.UK>>Subject: Fwd: Call for papersDate: 16 February 2018 at 15:20:52 GMTTo: SOCREL@JISCMAIL.AC.UK<mailto:SOCREL@JISCMAIL.AC.UK>Reply-To: Elisabeth Arweck <elisabeth.arweck@BTINTERNET.COM<mailto:elisabeth.arweck@BTINTERNET.COM>>16/2/18Dear all,See the call below for a special ...

Harris, Margaret 17th Feb 2018

FW: Cancellation of the VAHS Seminar on 26th February

Message from Colin Rochester [colin@practicalwisdomr2z.co.uk]The seminar planned for 26th February has been CANCELLEDWe are sorry to have to let you know that the next scheduled Voluntary Action History Society seminar due to be held on ...

Angela Ellis Paine 14th Feb 2018