Durnin Research Ltd delivers evidence led research and evaluation, specialising in:

  • Reviews and evaluations
  • Business planning and organisational review
  • Assessing and evaluating economic, social and community impacts derived from investments, projects and programmes
  • Supporting complex funding applications. 

Jonathan Durnin, who founded Durnin Research in November 2018, has led and delivered a wide range of complex projects for organisations across the UK. With well over 25 years of academic, policy development and consultancy experience, Jonathan has a strong portfolio of arts, creative and heritage sector research, evaluation, impact and contribution studies, specialising in robustly assessing and measuring the impact of intangible/hard to measure cultural and heritage assets and interventions, and supporting complex funding applications. 

Durnin Research has delivered evidence led research, review and and evaluation studies for museums, cultural and heritage organisations across the UK, including The Science Museum Group, the Association of Independent MuseumsThe Culture Trust, Luton, the Natural History MuseumHeritage LincolnshireArts Council EnglandNational Heritage Memorial Fund and the Severn Valley Railway.

Click here to find out about our latest projects.