Seminar series

About the series

The Nonprofit Data Seminar series is a monthly 'virtual' seminar series presenting research using data related to the nonprofit sector from around the world. The Seminar Series is coordinated by Professor Alasdair Rutherford at the University of Stirling. If you are interested in presenting at a future seminar please contact Alasdair at

Past Seminars

Thurs 30th May 2019

The Promise and Perils of Comparing Nonprofit Data across Borders
Dr Elizabeth Searing

Thurs 18th Apr 2019

The Big Bird Gets The Worm? How Size Influences Social Networking By Charitable Organizations
Tom Wallace

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Thurs 28th Mar 2019

Geodata in Nonprofit Sector Research
Dr Astrid Pennerstorfer

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Thurs 24th Jan 2019

Understanding change in the charitable sector using administrative data
Professor John Mohan

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Thurs 13th Dec 2018

Identifying fields and service areas using UK charity data
Dr Chris Damm

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Thurs 18th Oct 2018

The Gender Pay Gap for Nonprofit Executives: Identification and Potential Remediation
Dr Jesse Lecy & Dr Nathan Grasse

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Thurs 20th Sept 2018

Incentivising Charity Accountability: An examination of serious incident reporting
Dr Diarmuid McDonnell

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The virtual seminars can be viewed live through YouTube. Questions for the presenters can be submitted as YouTube comments. No log-in is required to view the seminar but you will need a Google Account to leave comments. A recording of the seminar will be available on YouTube after the event.