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TSRF Winter 2021 newsletter

Links to book your place at the next TSRF conference – Talking ethics taking place on 8th February 2022 are included in this newsletter. Learn more about the programme and choose which parallel session you want to attend.

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TSRF Autumn 2021 newsletter

In this newsletter we tell you about our plans for our next TSRF event in February 2022, and give links to TSRF members presenting at Policy Scotland/TSRF event ‘Demystifying research


ESS Autumn Newsletter 2021

In this newsletter we focus on what ESS is learning from the third sector’s magnificent response during the pandemic – and how to use that learning for the future.  View


Third Sector Interface Covid-19 Learning Project

We’ve been delighted to work alongside Scotland’s Third Sector Interfaces (TSIs) to understand the roles TSIs played during the Covid-19 pandemic.   This important report identifies the types of activities undertaken

Front cover of TSRF guide to applying ethical research principles


What do we mean by ‘ethical research principles’? What does that mean in practice?

We all want to ‘do’ research well and ensure that as we find out the answer to our questions we don’t upset or harm those that we work with, those we interview and involve in the research or ourselves. It all sounds easy but when it comes to practice sometimes its easy to fall foul of best practice without really realising. Read this blog about TSRF new guide to applying ethical research principles.

Newsletter TRSF Newsletter 

TSRF Summer Newsletter 2021

In this newsletter see our newest TSRF resource ‘TSRF guide to applying ethical research principles’, our plans for this year’s work, news about Public Health Scotland Covid-19 research repository and how Corra supports research. and member’s updates.

Reflections on third sector evaluation


Reflections on third sector evaluation

As Diane Kennedy retires, she takes the opportunity to reflect on how third sector evaluation has changed over 14 years.

Newsletter ESS Newsletter 

ESS Summer Newsletter 2021

In this newsletter we feature our new Outcomes Approach resources, new case studies, upcoming events, funder news, new resources and more from ESS.