Alan Stevenson

19 December 2018
Blog, 2018, December, Alan Stevenson, Research, For Volunteers, For Organisations

Volunteer Scotland, the University of Edinburgh’s Centre for Design Informatics and Northumbria University, have been exploring the opportunities of blockchain technology with organisations in the sector. The first report looks at the findings from workshop 1 on Identity Management.

31 August 2018
Blog, 2018, August, For Organisations, Research, Alan Stevenson

We were lucky enough to attend a prestigious data science event this week which was about celebrating the success of the Data Lab MSc Placement Programme. To our enormous delight data science student, Debbie Maltman, scooped first prize for her fantastic work with us.

5 September 2016
Blog, For Organisations, Research, 2016, September, Alan Stevenson

The Scottish Government have released the results of the latest Scottish Social Attitudes Survey 2015. The Scottish Social Attitudes Survey (2015) is an annual survey which explores the level of Social Capital in Scotland. This year's survey adds to our current understanding of the factors influencing civic and volunteering participation.

29 May 2015
Blog, 2015, May, Alan Stevenson, For Volunteers

So Volunteers’ Week is upon us. In this post I argue that Volunteers' Week should be much more about a celebration of volunteering in all its different forms. Is there a future where Volunteers' Week becomes unnecessary? I hope so but what do you think?