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Research Round Up

Research Round Up

We've developed a research round up providing a useful overview of recent research and statistical reports which are relevant to the cultural sector in Scotland.

Published: 29 May 2014


View the latest research and evaluation reports from Creative Scotland and from across the sector below.

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Case Study: The Work Room

The Work Room’s Radical Care project was Re-Emerging. It was a peer support group for freelance dance artists moving back into an active working practice after taking time away to care for children.

Published: 21 Feb 2024

Case Study: Scottish Sculpture Workshop

The Scottish Sculpture Workshop Radical Care project was The Caregivers Residency, co-created with artist-caregivers to offer funding, flexibility, respite and space for self-care, to focus on their own needs and support continued learning and development.

Published: 21 Feb 2024

Case Study: Moniack Mhor

For their Radical Care project, Moniack Mhor provided two retreats with integral childcare in August 2022 and October 2022.

Published: 21 Feb 2024

Case Study: Manipulate Arts

The aim of the Manipulate Arts Radical Care project was to create a model for international festival programming and female leadership which brings in new voices in the context of a small team. The model was to employ freelance artistic consultants who would form a collaborative team focused on programming (...)

Published: 21 Feb 2024

Case Study: Hospitalfield

Hospitalfield's Radical Care project was a residency that was open to contemporary artists who are full-time carers living in Scotland.

Published: 21 Feb 2024

Case Study: Barrowland Ballet

Barrowland Ballet's Radical Care project was to test the implementation of Care Riders to support those with caring responsibilities to identify and articulate their needs.

Published: 21 Feb 2024

Radical Care

Published: 20 Feb 2024

Creative Scotland Audience Intentions Survey: Impacts of rising costs of living

Commissioned by Creative Scotland and undertaken by 56 Degree Insight, this report sets out the findings of the fifth wave of the research, with fieldwork undertaken between the 15th and 27th March 2023, and shifts focus to the impacts of rising costs on life and finances.

Published: 30 Jun 2023

National Evaluation of the Culture Collective programme

The Culture Collective is a network of 26 participatory arts projects, shaped by local communities alongside artists and creative organisations, and funded by Scottish Government emergency COVID-19 funds through Creative Scotland. This report captures a snapshot of the programme a year into their work.

Published: 05 Jun 2023

Evaluation of Creative Scotland COVID-19 Emergency Funding Programmes

Across the arts, screen and creative industries, we have distributed over £150 million emergency funding support between March 2020 and March 2022, in addition to the awards made through our annual budget. Evaluations of this emergency funding support have been conducted by EKOS

Published: 25 May 2023