Wide range of diverse
evaluation studies


The DC Research team have substantial experience in delivering a wide range of diverse evaluation studies.

From local projects to national programmes, from arts and culture to manufacturing and productivity, and from heritage attractions to creative workspaces, these studies have been independently and rigorously researched using a portfolio of methods and a range of techniques to engage with stakeholders, deliverers, beneficiaries and audiences in the most effective, efficient and appropriate manner.

Example Projects

Historic Environment Scotland - An Evaluation of the Delivery and Impact of 'Our Place in Time' - the Historic Environment Strategy for Scotland

Arts Council England - Evaluation of the Museum Development Programmes 2015-18 and 2018-22

National Lottery Heritage Fund - Resilient Heritage Programme Evaluation

Northumberland National Park Authority and partners - Hadrian's Cavalry - Evaluation

National Lottery Heritage Fund - Evaluation of Heritage Lottery Fund Catalyst: capacity building programmes

Museums Galleries Scotland - Evaluation of Recognition Scheme and Fund

Scottish Borders Council - Evaluation of the SoSCEI /Creative Arts Business Network Project

Other Services

DC Research provides a full range of economic development and regeneration research, consultancy and advice services


DC Research provide clients with independent, objective and rigorously researched evidence.

Strategic Support

Drawing on our long-standing track record, this service area offers a range of approaches to support clients.

Impact Assessment

We offer industry standard Economic Impact Assessment (EIA) services, as well as specialist Impact assessment expertise.


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