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Listen to Diane talk about logic modelling

Wondering why you should come to this workshop? What will you get out of it? Listen to Diane Kennedy talking about how organisations would benefit from coming on our logic


Shining a light on third sector evidence

This year’s annual review focuses on our work in for 2016/17 to shine a light on third sector evidence.  Download the colour version here or if you prefer here is a black and white


Funder news – September 2017

In this issue:What did ESS ever do for us?Presentation to Scottish GrantmakersUpcoming event and workshopsNew resourcesR S Macdonald – Building stronger relationships with funded organisations Reflections from 2016/ 17 Evaluation


Feeding back the feedback! What you told us about ESS

Earlier this year 82 people completed our biennial stakeholder survey and gave us feedback on our approach and services. We were delighted with the response. It gave some interesting insights;


Key messages from Threading the Needle

Threading the Needle (TTN) thematic programme funded by Scottish Government, to support health and social care commissioners in four health and social care partnership areas, to use third sector evidence

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ESS Summer Newsletter 2017

In this issue:Feeding back the feedback!Threading the Needle to continueUpcoming workshopsInspiring Impact Champions free event – Let’s make it stick NEW learning events and resource for fundersNEW resources on ESS


TSRF Summer Newsletter 2017

In this issue:‘Let’s Collaborate’ event plannedWhat we are learning about research from across the UKWhat does TSRF research tell us about co-production?Research updates from our membersMembers evaluate the ForumKeep up


Blog: Clouds of Doom or Rays of Sunshine?

Steven Marwick, ESS Director explains ESS’s self-evaluation practice and what we do with our learning One day in April I returned from a meeting to find the ESS team hunched


Blog: Got to get going!

In her farewell blog, Patty Lozano-Casal, Evidence into Action Manager reflects on her learning about evaluation  I can’t believe it’s been over five and a half years since I left