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Front cover of TSRF guide to applying ethical research principles

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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.

Reflections on third sector evaluation

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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.

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Struggling with ‘tough’ evaluation topics? ESS can help!

Our Evaluation Approaches page has information about some of the challenging evaluation topics we can support you with. Each page signposts to various resources that can help you get started.

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Some People Struggle: Now more than ever

In this blog, Prof. Karen McArdle (University of Aberdeen), member of Scotland’s Third Sector Research Forum, shows the need to look at ethics at every stage of a research project.

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Could we get better at using evidence?

As third sector organisations, we collect lots of lovely self-evaluation evidence which we use in reports to funders. How can we get better at using them?

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How do you like your evidence?

Evidence for self-evaluation can come from different sources and take different forms. But is any evidence better than other evidence?

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Corra and the Storyteller’s Quest

This blog gives an overview of the workshop that Corra Foundation will present in the Third Sector Research Forum Conference on 17 February 2021.