Research and Evaluation Blog
The Research and Evaluation Blog is where the team provide their own observations and opinions on some of the latest research in volunteering.
Our latest blog posts
The SHS results for 2021 were published Tuesday 25 April 2023. Only formal volunteering is reported on odd-numbered years.
The SHS Team has cautioned against comparing their 2021 data with previous years due to changes in the research method, and representativeness of the sample.
It is exactly one year since Scotland entered its first lockdown, how has volunteering changed? Volunteer Scotland has examined the impact of formal volunteering using data from the latest OSCR survey.
Matthew Linning, Head of Research at Volunteer Scotland, discusses the implications from the latest research on COVID-19 in Scotland.
November 2019 saw Volunteer Scotland publish their report, “The Contribution of volunteering to Scotland’s Health and Wellbeing: Challenges, Opportunities and Priorities 2020-2040.”
The Scottish Sports Association (SSA) has greatly valued the opportunity through our involvement in the Scottish Volunteering Forum to engage with the latest Volunteer Scotland research on the contribution of volunteering to Scotland’s health and wellbeing.