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Beta test version of web site in soft launch

Following the quarterly meeting of the VSSN Steering Group, the latest steps in the emergence of the Network’s own Web site were unveiled. Plans for the Web site had been under way since VSSN began the process of formalisation in 2002. A “beta test” version had recently been evaluated by Steering Group members, and went […]

VSSN logo shortlisted and selected

A range of alternative new VSSN logos were unveiled today for Steering Group members’ comments:- A logo was later chosen shortlist emerging from round 1:- The Web site you are now viewing incorporates the choice made from the shortlist – medium blue (colour 33 33 99 hex). We hope you like it!

Morgan offers voluntary sector research agenda

VSSN Treasurer Gareth Morgan, writing in an individual capacity to members of the VSSN Steering Group, today mooted a voluntary sector research agenda. “A few weeks ago someone asked me to write a short note about the nature of voluntary sector research”, Gareth said. “So in a few minutes I produced the simple taxonomy below. […]

Membership drive launched

Invitation to Join VSSNby Helen Cameron, VSSN Membership SecretaryMany of you will be aware that the Voluntary Sector Studies Network (VSSN) has been in the process of gentle formalisation since last May. As a Steering Group, we have now got to the point where we wish to invite you all to become formal members of […]

VSSN in conference first with NCVO

The call for papers for the annual NCVO Research Conference circulated today confirms VSSN as co-organisers for the first time. As Jayne Blackborow, Event Organiser, said, “this is a unique meeting place for both researchers and users of research to discuss current research, its implications and the need for further research in the voluntary and […]