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Research about 3rd sector (TSRF resources)

This page has evidence papers and other resources that are produced by the Scottish Third Sector Research Forum. 

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Available Resources

Evidencing genuine co-production in the third sectorNEW

This is a useful resource that offers practical lessons that can be used to inform policy and improve practice around co-production.

The benefits of inclusive volunteering (2015)NEW

This evidence paper by Volunteer Scotland with the Scottish Third Sector Research Forum brings together evidence of the benefits of volunteering for people with complex needs.

Third Sector Partnership Compass (2016)NEW

This is a useful resource to help you navigate through partnerships.

Top tips to communicate research effectively (infographic) 2016NEW

This infographic was produced by the Scottish Third Sector Research Forum (TSRF) to help third sector organisations communicate their research effectively. It contains guidance, tips and good practice examples.

Top tips to use research from other UK jurisdictions or countries (infographic)NEW

This infographic was produced by the Scottish Third Sector Research Forum (TSRF) to help third sector organisations use research produced by/in other UK jurisdictions.

Why involve the Third Sector in Health and Social Care deliver (2011)NEW

An evidence paper produced by the Scottish Government with the Scottish Third Sector Research Forum. The paper explores, through a number of case studies, the contribution of the third sector to health and social care delivery and highlights conclusions, barriers, contributions and recommendations.

Why involve the third sector in reducing re-offending (2012)NEW

The third sector plays a key role in the delivery of criminal justice services that reduce reoffending. This paper looks at what the sector does and why it is effective and uses illustrative case studies.