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TSRF Spring Newsletter 2017

In this issue:Evidence from Elsewhere guide – newly publishedAnother ‘Let’s Collaborate’ event planned – Save the dateResearch updates from our membersKeep up with the Forum View this newsletter here.

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Blog: Threading the Needle – how we connect

Martha Lester-Cribb, Evaluation Support Manager who worked on Threading the Needle in Fife and North Ayrshire shares a pictorial illustration of ‘the layers of support in our society’ which was developed

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Blog: Threading the Needle – We’re still explorers

Helen MacKinnon, Chief Officer, Third Sector Interface, PKAVS (Perth & Kinross Association of Voluntary Service) gives her reflections on ‘Gathering the Needle’ – the final event of the Threading the

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ESS is working with national intermediaries

Evaluation Support Scotland (ESS) is working with national third sector intermediaries about how they measure and report on their impact. This small scoping project running between January and March 2017

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Ending homelessness by focusing on ‘what works’

Crisis and Glasgow Homelessness Network (GHN) have announced their intention to create a new dedicated body to improve the lives of people affected by homelessness by instigating a shift in

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ESS February update

In this issue we discuss launch of new publication: Evidence from Elsewhere, upcoming workshops and help complete the picture of third sector volunteering in health. View the update here.

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ESS Winter Newsletter 2017

In this issue:Tell us w hat you think about usUpcoming w orkshopsThreading the NeedleEvaluating PreventionNew resources on our w ebsite New publications from Scottish Third Sector Research Forum Goodbye Tom! View

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Blog: Bringing the human touch to measuring impact

Recently Áine Lovedale, Policy and Learning Adviser at Big Lottery Fund joined us for a ‘mini-secondment’. Whilst Aine was with us she looked at how, as a team, we go