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Scottish Third Sector Research Forum

The Scottish Third Sector Research Forum  (TSRF) brings together third sector and public sector partners to:

in order to increase public and third sector understanding about the third sector’s contribution to public services and to improve third sector’s understanding and use of research.

The TSRF is supported by the Scottish Government.  Steven Marwick, Director of Evaluation Support Scotland (ESS) chairs the Forum and ESS provides the secretariat.

Please see the side bar for links to the TSRF's publications and evidence reviews.

Click here to view and download an infographic about the TSRF.

In May 2017 we evaluated the impact of the Forum. Read members' feedback here.

Find out what the forum is doing

TSRF Minutes of meetings:

Click here for minutes of previous meetings.

TSRF newsletters

We send quarterly electronic newsletters to keep you up to date with the Forum's news and events. 

To keep up with the Forum's news join the ESS mailing list (at the top of the page - Subscribe to our newsletter).


 Who is involved in the Forum?

The Forum is made of a core membership and a virtual membership to widen involvement whilst maintaining a manageable size.  20 organisations are currently forming core members:

 TSRF resources

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Get in touch!

Find out how you can contribute to the TSRF's work