David McGillivray

Professor, interested in events, culture, digital participation & sport.

Post-Games lethargy and questions of legacy

It’s nearly the end of September 2014 and its been two months since the final curtain came down on the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games. As regular readers of this blog will attest, I’ve  been banging […]

Creative collectives, cultural policy and the Commonwealth Games

The early part of 2014 has been a busy one in my professional life. Securing interesting research and practice-focused projects is always rewarding and is what gets me out of bed in the morning but […]

Mega events, space and the city: Looking to Glasgow 2014

In this post I want to look back before looking forward on a thread of work that I’ve been involved in for a number of years. As we approach Glasgow’s 2014 Commonwealth Games, the issues […]

Mar, 07

Evaluating Scotland’s London 2012 cultural offer

Yesterday finally saw the publication of the final report from a project I’ve been working on since July 2012. I was co-investigator on the impact evaluation of Scotland’s London 2012 Cultural Programme with my colleague Professor Gayle […]

Dec, 12

Delivering a digital media project: achievements and learnings

As you’ll have heard me talk about before, I’m leading a large digital media project, Digital Commonwealth, and over the last few months with help from my project team I’ve moved from development to delivery […]

Dec, 04

Collective futures: The Discovery Phase

I’ve just spent two enjoyable days in Shetland working on a case study as part of a collaborative project I’m working on with colleagues from Glasgow School of Art and Gray’s School of Art. The […]

Sep, 03

The Digital Commonwealth goes live

It’s been a few months in the making and involved a great deal of sweat (and tears) but I’m now in the position to talk about the Digital Commonwealth project that I’ve been successful in […]

Jul, 26




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