VSSN is a network with members around the UK and internationally from academia and the voluntary sector itself. Find out more about the benefits of membership.

Discussion list: Hosted by JISCmail, the VSSN email discussion list is wide-ranging and lively, and includes notices of events, debate on current concerns in our discipline, and research in progress in the field.

New researchers' network: The new researchers' network is for those working, studying or researching in the third or voluntary sector. The network is aimed at any researcher who is new to the sector, which could include PhD students, early career researchers or experienced researchers who have changed sector.

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Nick Acheson

Visiting Research Fellow, Trinity College University of Dublin
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Mike Aiken

Visiting Researcher, Co-ops Research Unit, Open University
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Lesley Alborough

PhD Researcher, University of Kent
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Adrian Ashton

Independent Advisor & Trainer
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Ellen Bennett

Sheffield Hallam University
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Andy Benson

National Coalition for Independent Action
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Ali Body

Senior Lecturer, Canterbury Christ Church University
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Victoria Boulton

Lecturer, University of Northampton
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Beth Breeze

Director, University of Kent
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Dr Helen Britton

Researcher, The Open University
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Kevin Broughton

Research Fellow, Coventry University
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Sheila M. Cannon

Assistant Professor, Trinity Business School, Trinity College Dublin
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Paul Chaney

Professor, Cardiff University
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Liz Charalambous

Nurse/Phd Researcher, University of Nottingham and Nottingham University Hospitals
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Doctoral Researcher, Loughborough University
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Marion Cole

Management Consultant
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Carolyn Cordery

Aston University
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Jane Cullingworth

PhD Student, University of Glasgow
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Christopher Damm

Postgraduate researcher, Sheffield Hallam University
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Chris Dayson

Research Fellow, Sheffield Hallam University