Matthew Linning

Matthew is Strategic Performance Manager at Volunteer Scotland.

As well as having overall responsibility for Volunteer Scotland's Research and Evaluation function Matthew is just as happy at the 'coal face' and is actively involved in much of our research work.  

28 January 2019
Blog, For Organisations, Matthew Linning, 2019, January

Matthew Linning, head of research at Volunteer Scotland, shares his thoughts from today’s NCVO conference on volunteering experience across Great Britain.

5 November 2018
Blog, November, 2018, For Organisations, Matthew Linning

Matthew Linning, head of research at Volunteer Scotland, shares his thoughts from the recent conference on how to make youth volunteering in Scotland more inclusive.

5 October 2017
Blog, October, 2017, Matthew Linning, For Volunteers, For Organisations, Research, National, Research

Only 11% of Scotland’s sick and disabled volunteered in 2016, a shockingly low figure compared to the adult participation rate of 27%. What does this mean for an inclusive and fairer Scotland?

3 February 2017
Blog, January, 2017, For Volunteers, For Organisations, Matthew Linning, Research

52% of Scotland’s young people volunteered in 2016, nearly double the adult rate of 27%. Matthew Linning explores what’s gone right and is there a lesson to draw?

14 July 2016
Blog, Matthew Linning, July, 2016, Research

You may have been there – the pressure to produce authoritative research on a sector suffering from survey fatigue, funding problems and a million and one other distractions.