About: Jonathan Durnin

A founding Director of DC Research, Jonathan brings 23 years of academic, policy development and consultancy experience as a research economist, evaluator and project manager to the business. He is a Fellow of the Regional Studies Association, and a Member of the Institute of Economic Development.

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Jonathan demonstrating the AIM Advocacy Toolkit at #2015AIM

DC Research Director Jonathan Durnin demonstrated how museums can use the DC Research developed AIM Advocacy Toolkit to delegates at the AIM Annual Conference at SS Great Britain on 18th June. The Toolkit, designed for independent museums, for those with local authority funding, university museums or indeed for anyone who needs to be able to advocate better for their museum. Continue Reading...

Evaluation of Leicester Innovation Workspace (DOCK)

DC Research has been appointed by Leicester City Council and LCB Depot to provide an Evaluation Report for the Leicester Innovation Workspace (DOCK).  The construction of the Leicester Innovation Workspace, also known as the DOCK, began in December 2010, and was completed in Autumn 2013.  Located on Pioneer Park, the DOCK provides office, lab and workshop space for knowledge economy Continue Reading...

Evaluating the impact of HLF’s Collecting Cultures programme

Heritage Lottery Fund have published the final reports of the Impact Evaluation of the Collecting Cultures Initiative delivered by DC Research.  The Evaluation investigates how well the programme met its aims, and its overall impact, and includes case studies of all 22 projects. The reports show whether, and how, the museums demonstrated a step change in their collections development, how strategic collecting  impacted Continue Reading...

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