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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Gemma Jackson

Research and Information Officer, Volunteer Scotland
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David Johnson

Postgraduate Researcher, University of Huddersfield
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Daiga Kamerade

Research Fellow, University of Birmingham
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David Kane

Research Officer, National Council for Voluntary Organisations (NCVO)
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Alina Khakimova

Student, The University of Edinburgh
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Masters Student/ Fundraising & Communications Manager, university of Kent / Icon Theatre
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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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Sonia Liff

Appleby Ltd
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Mike Locke

Adviser, writer and researcher, Independent
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Executive Officer, VSSN
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Rob Macmillan

Research Fellow, Sheffield Hallam University
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John Maddocks

PhD Research, Newcastle University
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Peter Maple

Researcher and visiting lecturer, London South Bank University
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Elizabeth Marginson

Freelance researcher, Connect on Demand
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Pablo Marsal

Professor Non Profit Management, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Buenos Aires
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Trustee, Carers Support Wiltshire
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Adrian Masters

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Diarmuid McDonnell

Research Fellow, University of Birmingham
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Stacey McNicol

PhD Researcher, Stirling University