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Voluntary sector advice surgeries


Update April 2023: sessions are currently paused but you can register your interest.

Our free, one-to-one advice surgeries are specifically designed to support practitioners working in the charity sector.

In the session our experts offer tailored, practical guidance on how to generate, use and get the most out of wellbeing data.

What we cover

Examples of areas we can support include:

  • How to develop a theory of change or identify pathways to wellbeing
  • Where to find evidence for your activities
  • How to carry out a wellbeing evaluation, beyond our Measure your wellbeing impact guidance
  • How to interpret your results
  • Troubleshooting evaluation and learning

Book a consultation

Our session are currently paused, so please sign up to our newsletter to hear when these are announced or register your interest in upcoming dates by getting in touch directly.

Who runs the surgeries?

Stewart Martin – Community Wellbeing Lead

Stewart works with civil society representatives, local communities and professional researchers to fill evidence gaps, identify new research requirements, and communicate and use the existing global knowledge base about community wellbeing. His role is delivered in partnership with the Institute for Community Studies.


Margherita MusellaMargherita Musella – Evaluation Lead

Margherita advises charities, funders and government audiences on how to conduct and strengthen their wellbeing evaluations. She advises on appropriate methods, measures and approaches and promotes the use of evaluation data from UK projects and pilots to learn about “what works” to improve wellbeing.


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