What is Arts Research Digest?

Arts Research Digest is an independent publication which collates and publishes, at regular intervals, publicly available information on recent and current research in the arts and cultural industries. The research is drawn from the broadest possible constituency, for the benefit of practitioners, policy-makers, funders and sponsors, academics, researchers and other interested parties.

Arts Research Digest provides current information on key areas of the arts: Policy; Funding; Training; Education; Market Research; Health; Performing Arts; Visual & Applied Arts; Film, Video & Broadcasting; Digital Arts; Libraries, Literature & Publishing; and Museums & Heritage. It covers completed research and 'work-in-progress' from the UK, English-language material from Europe, and relevant research from North America and Australia.

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Arts Research Digest is published by a charitable company, Arts Research Ltd., in co-operation with the University of Northumbria. The Trustees of Arts Research Ltd are Wendy Baron, Dudley Coates, Sarah Havens, Denys Hodson, Madeline Hutchins, Simon Olding and Phyllida Shaw .

The work of Arts Research Digest is informed and guided by an Advisory Council. Janet Ritterman, Director, Royal College of Music, chairs the Advisory Council and its members are: Christopher Bailey, Head of the Department of Historical and Critical Studies, University of Northumbria; Oliver Bennett, Director, Centre for the Study of Cultural Policy, University of Warwick; Stuart Davies, Director of Strategy, Re:source, David Fisher, Editor, Screen Digest, Christopher Gordon, Chief Executive, English Regional Arts Boards, Jane O'Brien, Head of Which? Research, Consumers' Association and Pauline Scott-Garrett, Arts and Museums Manager, Milton Keynes Council.

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Arts Research Digest is an Arts Research Ltd Publication. Registered Charity No: 327459