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Associate Tutor, University College of Estate Management

27 Sep 2018 → …

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Research Output 2014 2019

Open Access

Revealing hidden cultural heritage through digital cultural asset mapping

McCandlish, A., 8 Nov 2017.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Open Access
cultural heritage
Geographical Information System

Young people, digital media making and critical digital citizenship

McGillivray, D., McPherson, G., Jones, J. & McCandlish, A., 4 Aug 2015, In : Leisure Studies. 35, 6, p. 724-738 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

digital media
Commonwealth of Nations
twenty first century

Digital commonwealth: Telling stories case study

McGillivray, D., Jones, J., McCandlish, A. & McPherson, G., 30 Dec 2014, Creative Citizens’ Variety Pack: Inspiring Digital Ideas From Community Projects. Lockton, D., Greene, C., Casey, A., Raby, L. & Vickress, A. (eds.). London: Royal College of Art, p. 1-6 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Open Access
Open Access
media trust
social media


Best Abstract

Alison McCandlish (Recipient), Apr 2016

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

media society
media culture
Media Culture

Best Research Poster

Alison McCandlish (Recipient), Apr 2017

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

media society
media culture

Activities 2017 2019

Planning and the Historic Environment: Creative Engagement Techniques

Alison McCandlish (Invited speaker), David Wood (Invited speaker)
22 Mar 2019

Activity: Talk or presentationInvited talk

Trailing Trailblazer’, celebrating STEM careers for all with drama and creative technical workshops

Katarzyna Kosmala (Chair), Evi Viza (Host), Jenni Manson (Advisor), Dr Nina Baker (Contributor), Anthony Grace (Contributor), Hannah Brackston (Contributor), Alison McCandlish (Organiser)
11 Feb 2019

Activity: OtherTypes of Public engagement and outreach - Work on advisory panels for social community and cultural engagement


Spring into Methods: Three day event as part of the Scottish Graduate School of Social Sciences and Scottish Graduate School for Arts & Humanities interdisciplinary doctoral student training programme.

Katarzyna Kosmala (Organiser), Alison McCandlish (Organiser), Graham Jeffery (Organiser), Elizabeth Gardiner (Organiser), David McGillivray (Invited speaker), Nicola Black (Speaker), Ian McGillivray (Speaker), Tara Beall (Speaker), Colin Clark (Speaker)
30 Apr 20192 May 2019

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in workshop, seminar, course

Our Past, Our Future: Young People and Heritage

Alison McCandlish (Participant)
27 Mar 2019

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

Heritage and Heritage Planning Engagement

Alison McCandlish (Keynote speaker)
23 Feb 2019

Activity: Talk or presentationInvited talk

Press / Media

Opportunity to take part in town's culture conversation

Katarzyna Kosmala, Graham Jeffery, Elizabeth Gardiner & Alison McCandlish


3 items of Media coverage

Press/Media: Public Engagement Activities

University PhD researcher aims to put Paisley on the cultural map

Alison McCandlish & Gayle McPherson


4 items of Media coverage

Press/Media: Research

Welcome to the Renfrewshire Cultural Map!

Alison McCandlish


1 item of Media coverage

Press/Media: Research