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10 July 2018
Other former TSRC staff and students are involved in presenting papers based on their work with us and several papers use the data resources TSRC has constructed over the years.
06 July 2018
What are the prospects for a significant increase in the levels of volunteering among the population?
06 June 2018
New analysis shows government policies to encourage people to volunteer has little impact. Professor of Social Policy John Mohan writes with Rose Lindsay (University of Southampton) in The Conversation.
03 May 2018
This month Our Bigger Story, the long term multi-media evaluation of Big Local*, is celebrating a milestone.
Over 2105-2016, TSRC worked with 15 (of 150) Big Local areas to explore the dimensions of resident led change
14 April 2015
Read the final report from the 'Getting By? Project: collecting the stories of 30 working families in Liverpool over a year', supported by the 'Below the Radar' workstream at TSRC.
02 April 2015
25 February 2015
The Third Sector Research Centre at the University of Birmingham with Mandy Wilson, Creative Media and Paul Morgans (independent film maker) has won the contract to be a part of the evaluation Big Local.
29 October 2014
The below the radar work stream at TSRC has been working with the National Federation of Gypsy Liaison Groups to undertake a review of the UK Governments' Implementation of the European Union Roma Integration Strategy.
02 June 2014
TSRC's work with NCVO has been having an impact in what you might think an unlikely place – assessing the contribution of the voluntary sector to the country's economy.
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