UEA Engagement Achievement Award

The Director of the Institute for Volunteering Research receives Achievement Award for IVR's Engagement.

Researching local community policy making

On Monday 21st Feb 2022, Mehr Demokratie and the Institute for Volunteering Research co-hosted a symposium to explore legitimacy and efficacy of involvement in local community policy making with...

Obituary of Pat Gay, former colleague and one of the founding members of the Institute for Volunteering Research

In November 2021 we heard the sad news that our friend and colleague Pat Gay had died. Pat was one of the founding members of the Institute for Volunteering Research, to which she remained...

Volunteerism towards Building Equal and Inclusive Societies

Exploring the 2022 UNV State of the World’s Volunteerism Report

Volunteering and Ideology Event

On 26th October 2021, Shaping Our Lives and the Institute for Volunteering Research co-hosted a symposium to explore how volunteering underpins the way we see the world and how the way we see the...

Voluntary Norfolk Good Practice Event: Where next for volunteering?

On 28th September 2021, Voluntary Norfolk hosted an online Good Practice Event, in collaboration with Community Action Norfolk Good Neighbours Network and the IVR, exploring what we've learnt in...

A critical evaluation of the role of relationships with public agencies in hyperlocal voluntary action, a case study: The Fine City Neighbours Network

A presentation of co-produced research at the Voluntary Sector and Volunteering Research Conference 2021 in Birmingham, 6 September 2021

Enthusiasm, learning and disappointment: recognising volunteers’ experiences of mutual aid associations in Kensington and Chelsea during the 2020 COVID-19 pandemic

A presentation of co-produced research at the Voluntary Sector and Volunteering Research Conference 2021 in Birmingham, 6 September 2021. A video recording of this presentation for online and...

The Impacts of Volunteering on the Subjective Wellbeing of Volunteers: A Rapid Evidence Assessment

A presentation of interdisciplinary and cross university work at the Voluntary Sector and Volunteering Research Conference 2021 in Birmingham, 7 September 2021. A video recording of this...

Pandemic policy making affecting older adults in the COVID-19 pandemic in the four nations of the UK

Our Director, Dr Jurgen Grotz, gave a presentation at the British Society of Gerontology annual conference 7 - 9 July 2021. The video recording of this is now available to watch.
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