Reporter , Civil Society Media Ltd from May 2011
Kirsty joined Civil Society Media in May as a reporter after completing a journalism course at Kingston University.
She has a degree in history from Swansea University where she ran a painting and decorating project helping vulnerable adults for Discovery Student Volunteering. She also lived in France for six months and speaks fluent French.
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Facebook, Google and Amazon will come together with Cancer Research UK and the Citizen Science Alliance this weekend at an event where 40 'hackers' will develop a smartphone game that aims to help the public find a cure for cancer.
Big Issue Invest and the Nominet Trust have partnered with five corporates to launch a competition giving start-up technology initiatives supporting unemployed young people the chance to win a share of £500,000.
Charity Commisison chairman William Shawcross will appear before the Public Accounts Committee next week to discuss tax avoidance.
The Mayhew Animal Centre has launched a set of campaign postcards in the style of sex cards to shock the public into neutering their pets, after previous attempts failed to make an impact.
Whilst one can have every sympathy for the difficult job facing the Commission CEO, the Committee request for a figure required by the Commission to regulate effectively is surely a fair one, when the Commission claims it needs more money to regulate effectively.
World Vision UK’s microfinance arm, Visionfund International, has endorsed an international campaign to get more microfinance institutions to demonstrate their commitment to client protection.
Following the GB cycling team's success at the Olympics, the number of cycling fundraising events more than doubled last year.
The Global Poverty Project has launched a new campaign, calling on people to create their own superhero to put pressure on the government to continue funding for polio vaccinations.
The Medical Research Council has given the Association of Medical Research Charities £1m to allow members with a research spend below £25m free access to a new impact measurement tool.