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 include

The British Museum - Review of the Portable Antiquities Scheme

Heritage Lottery Fund - Evaluation of the HLF Collecting Cultures Programme (Phase 2)

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

Heritage Lottery 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

Scottish Borders Council - South of Scotland Creative Clusters Evaluation

Living Places Partners (Arts Council England, CABE, DCLG, DCMS, English Heritage, MLA and Sport England) - Evaluation of the Living Places Programme – Years 1, 2 and 3

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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Completed Projects


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