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Research Round Up


Our regular research round up provides a useful overview of recent research and statistical reports relevant to the cultural sector in Scotland.

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Previous Editions


November 2015

Published: 18 Nov 2015

This issue features children and young people in new evaluations of the Youth Music Initiative, Time to Shine and Cashback for Creativity programmes. Other reports address Gaelic, Voluntary Arts and live music in Edinburgh. We also profile a number of new creative industries reports, including updated statistics from the Scottish Government and work by the Creative Industries Federation looking at diversity in the creative industries.

September 2015

Published: 02 Sep 2015

This edition includes our Literature and Publishing Sector Review and an Evaluation of Luminate.

It also contains the latest attendance and participation figures with results from the Scottish Household Survey and England’s Taking Part Survey. The contribution of arts to the economy is examined in reports by Arts Council England, the Creative Industries Federation and the Night Time Industries Association.

Finally, there are reports exploring the performance of the Creative Industries and Digital sectors and possible improvements that can be made.

June 2015

Published: 16 Jun 2015

View a copy of the Research Roundup from June 2015

April 2015

Published: 14 Apr 2015

View a copy of the Research Roundup from April 2015

February 2015

Published: 11 Feb 2015

View a copy of the Research Roundup from February 2015