International Social Innovation Research Conference (ISIRC)
2-4 September 2013
Registration for the 5th International Social Innovation Research Conference is now open! Register by 15 August to secure your place.
ISIRC brings together scholars from around the globe to discuss the role of innovation in social businesses, social movements, not-for-profits, state actors, and the broader social economy.
Does sector matter when delivering employment services?
19 June 2013, London seminar
James Rees explores isomorphic pressures affecting sub-contractors in the work programme.
Innovations in Public Services, 17 June 2013
TSRC & UK-IRC explored what we mean by innovation in public services.
Doing emotion, doing policy: the emotional role of “grassroots” community activists in policy making
16 May 2013, 2 - 3.30pm, London seminar
Poverty, Ethnicity and Social Networks - 22 May 2013, 1.30 – 4.30pm
This policy workshop looked at findings from research, conducted for the Joseph Rowntree Foundation, into the role that social networks can play in poverty and social mobility? Research summary (pdf, 90KB)
The third sector in transition: TSRC and SRA seminar series, 9 May, 11 April and 20 March 2013
Three seminars explored the distribution of voluntary resources, the funding mix, and change on the ground
What is the future of the third sector? TSRC National Conference - 19 April 2013
British Library, London
Prospects for Developing Community Foundations in South Caucasus - 5 April 2013, Georgia
Conference held by the Centre for Strategic Research and Development of Georgia, with support of Community Development Journal (CDJ) and TSRC
Social enterprise and environmental sustainability: 16 April, Cardiff
BRASS and TSRC
Reconstructing social enterprise: an ESRC seminar series - 12 April 2013, Birmingham
Towards transformative co-production in local public services - 19 March 2013
Catherine Durose shared interim findings of a policy review - commissioned by the AHRC and conducted by the University of Birmingham - to help re-think the provision of local public services
Housing and community investment, where next? - 5 March 2013
This seminar at the University of Birmingham explored ways of measuring social impact within housing organisations
Northern Ireland Voluntary Action Futures: Research Agendas - 8 March 2013
This conference, held by NICVA, explored voluntary action in Northern Ireland and the resources available for research, including TSRC's Third Sector Knowledge Portal.
A strategic lead for the third sector? 14 February 2013, 2 - 3.30pm
London seminar - Third Sector Futures Dialogues
Rob Macmillan and Heather Buckingham explored what leadership should look like.