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The ARVAC 2014 Annual Lecture  29th May 1-5pm @ RIBA, London   "Organising in the Neighbourhood: The Potential and Ambiguities of New Forms of Community Activism" REGISTER THROUGH EVENT BRITE 

Edge Hill University & Webb Memorial Trust - ways in which civil society currently addresses poverty and inequality in the UK

We are undertaking a study on behalf of the Webb Memorial Trust looking at civil society approaches to reducing poverty and inequality in the UK. As part of the study we are keen to get views and perspectives from civil society actors, both individuals and organisations, about ways in which civil society currently addresses poverty and inequality in the UK and the challenges involved.  The link below will take you to a brief questionnaire which we would be very grateful if you could take some time to respond to

Over to You: Learning to present voluntary sector and volunteering research  - 24th April @ GMCVO 10-4.15pm

Dissemination is part and parcel of ensuring that research does not collect dust on a shelf. One way of disseminating your research and of raising your organisation’s profile is to present to an interested academic audience. However, this can be very intimidating, particularly for those who are new to research or to presenting. 
This  free one-day workshop co-organised by GMCVO, Edge Hill University, ARVAC and VSSN will try to address this situation by offering new researchers from academia and the voluntary sector an opportunity to get in-depth advice and feedback on a project they are planning to present.

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