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.

Profile picture of Mike Locke

Mike Locke

Adviser, writer and researcher, Independent
Profile picture of Peter Maple

Peter Maple

Researcher and visiting lecturer, London South Bank University
Profile picture of Pablo Marsal

Pablo Marsal

Professor Non Profit Management, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Buenos Aires
Profile picture of Lindsey Metcalf

Lindsey Metcalf

Senior Lecturer, Liverpool John Moores University
Profile picture of Linda Milbourne

Linda Milbourne

Voluntary Sector Review - editorial team, Birkbeck College, University of London
Profile picture of Christopher Mills

Christopher Mills

PhD Student and Research Associate, Manchester Metropolitan University and IVAR
Profile picture of Cristina Mititelu

Cristina Mititelu

PhD Research Student, The Open University
Profile picture of Shane Mochrie-Cox

Shane Mochrie-Cox

PhD Research Student (Part-Time), Canterbury Christ Church University
Profile picture of Becky Moran

Becky Moran

Freelance researcher
Profile picture of emunro


PhD student, University of Birmingham
Profile picture of Ursula Murray

Ursula Murray

Lecturer, Birkbeck College, University of London
Profile picture of Tomohito Nakajima

Tomohito Nakajima

Professor, Sanno University
Profile picture of Geoff Nichols

Geoff Nichols

Senior Lecturer in Sport and Leisure Management, University of Sheffield
Profile picture of Becky Nixon

Becky Nixon

Director, Ideas to Impact
Profile picture of Féilim Ó hAdhmaill

Féilim Ó hAdhmaill

Lecturer, University College Cork
Profile picture of Alida Payson

Alida Payson

Research Fellow, Cardiff University
Profile picture of James Rees

James Rees

Reader, University of Wolverhampton
Profile picture of matthewdrees


Senior Policy and Advocacy Advisor, Open Doors U.K. and Ireland