Dr Lauren England is delighted to share a short video about the impact of her research project “Dundee Cultural Recovery”.
In the video, Dr England introduces the Dundee Cultural Recovery project and reflects on how the recommendations from the report have been used to support the work of cultural organisations and recovery planning in Dundee. Highlights include the research being shared with policymakers in Scotland, informing cultural recovery planning in Dundee, and directly supporting the work of Creative Dundee, a key creative social enterprise in the city. Gillian Easson, Director of Creative Dundee, reflects on how the research helped the organisation access recovery funding from Creative Scotland to establish a new Producer role. The report and new Producer role will support Creative Dundee to continue to visibly demonstrate and articulate the critical wider benefits of culture and creative industries.
The Dundee Cultural Recovery project (2021) was a collaboration between the Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art & Design at the University of Dundee, Leisure & Culture Dundee and Dundee City Council Events Team. The research was led by Dr Lauren England while a Baxter Fellow in Creative Economies at the University of Dundee and supported by an Impact and Innovation Development Fund from the University of Dundee. With the support of Culture Counts, the report was designed by Jamie Stein, a freelance graphic designer based in Dundee.
The video was produced by CMCI PhD student, Fabian Broeker.