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.

The new researcher network also has its own dedicated JISCmail list, which can be signed up to here.

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Nick Acheson

Visiting Research Fellow, Trinity College University of Dublin
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Olumide Adisa

Postdoctoral Researcher, University of Suffolk
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Sumayyah Ahmad

PhD research student, Curtin University, Perth, Western Australia
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Mike Aiken

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

Pears Research Fellow, University of Kent
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William Allen

Researcher, University of Oxford
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Tom Archer

Research Fellow, Sheffield Hallam University
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PhD Student (part-time), Manchester Metropolitan University
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Adrian Ashton

Independent Advisor & Trainer
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Nadia Bashir

Research Fellow, Sheffield Hallam University
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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

Lecturer in Philanthropic Studies, University of Kent
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Victoria Boulton

Lecturer, University of Northampton
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PhD Student, University of Birmingham
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Beth Breeze

Director, University of Kent
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Dr Helen Britton

The Open University
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Kevin Broughton

Research Fellow, Coventry University
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Katherine Brown

Managing Director, Crafting Relationships
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Helen Cameron

Research Fellow, Ripon College Cuddesdon