About: Dr Stephen Connolly

A founding Director of DC Research, Stephen has more than eighteen years research experience achieved through a combination of roles in both academic research and private sector research and consultancy. Stephen is a Member of the Institute of Economic Development, and a Member of the UK Evaluation Society. He was awarded his PhD entitled "An analysis of the UK National Lottery: estimating additionality for local government" in 2004.

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Mapping of Museum Data in England

Arts Council England has commissioned DC Research to carry out a Scoping Study entitled ‘Mapping of Museum Data in England’. The scoping study aims to increase Arts Council England’s understanding of the current data collection practice in the museum sector.  The research includes both the mapping of existing data collection, as well as identifying issues with data collection and making Continue Reading...
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Assessing the Economic Impact of Eureka! The National Children’s Museum

DC Research is delighted to be supporting Eureka! The National Children’s Museum by carrying out an economic impact assessment of the contribution Eureka! makes to the local and regional economies of Calderdale and West Yorkshire. The study will assess the current impact of Eureka! as well as consider the potential future impacts of Eureka! under various development scenarios. This project Continue Reading...
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AIM publishes DC Research study on impact of museum charging

AIM commissioned the study, ‘Taking Charge: evaluating the evidence’, and its accompanying guide for people running museums ‘Successfully Setting Admissions Policy and Pricing’ from DC Research, in partnership with Arts Council England and the Welsh Government. The aim of the research was to understand the experience of museums that have moved from free admission to charging, or vice versa, or Continue Reading...

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