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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fiona fairbairn

PhD Student, University of Kent
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Yvonne Field

CEO, The Ubele Initiative
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Atsushi Fujii

Professor, Rikkyo University
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Pat Green

Honorary Research Fellow, University of Wolverhampton
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Senior Research Fellow, Director of the Institute for Volunteering Research, University of East Anglia
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Peter Halfpenny

University of Manchester
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PhD Student, The Open University
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Carol Hebden

Independant Researcher, The Outcome Unit Limited
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Mike Hemmings

Lecturer - Human Resource Management, York Saint John University
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Executive Officer, VSSN
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Eddy Hogg

Lecturer, University of Kent
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Carol Jacklin Jarvis

Lecturer in Management, Open University
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Alina Khakimova

Student, The University of Edinburgh
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Saara Lahti

Graduate Tutor, Northumbria University
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Laura Lebec

PhD Researcher, University of Glasgow
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Mike Locke

Adviser, writer and researcher, Independent
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Peter Maple

Researcher and visiting lecturer, London South Bank University
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Pablo Marsal

Professor Non Profit Management, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Buenos Aires