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
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Yvonne Field

CEO, The Ubele Initiative
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Head of Volunteering and Equality, Citizens Advice
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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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Doctoral candidate, University of Warwick
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Senior Research Fellow, Director of the Institute for Volunteering Research, University of East Anglia
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Jennifer Hagan

Lecturer in Organisational Behaviour, University of Teesside
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Peter Halfpenny

University of Manchester
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Executive Director, Hayden-Harman Foundation
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Richard Harries

Director, Power to Change Research Institute
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Margaret Harris

Emeritus Professor, Aston University, Birmingham
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PhD Student, The Open University
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Carolyn Hay

Freelance researcher, Carolyn Hay Research and Consulting
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Carol Hebden

MRes Student, Newman University
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Mike Hemmings

Lecturer - Human Resource Management, York Saint John University
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Ann Hindley

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Eddy Hogg

Lecturer, University of Kent
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Research Fellow, University of Birmingham
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Carol Jacklin Jarvis

Lecturer in Management, Open University