Project and survey documents

Below are a number of documents setting out the different surveys, research questions and summary reports from the HistBEKE project.

Project Summary

Please find below a brief summary of the project, including key outcomes from the Summer 2017 survey and the Autumn 2017 workshops.

Autumn 2017 Focus Groups

A summary report outlining the key areas of discussion, as well as suggestions and recommendations made by workshop attendees can be viewed below.

Summer 2017 Survey

Please find below the methodology used to design and deliver our summer 2017 survey, the questions that we asked respondents to complete when they took part, and a summary of the results that addressed the objectives below:

  • identify levels of awareness of research frameworks within the built historic environment sector;
  • discover how research frameworks are used within the built historic environment sector;
  • identify themes and topics for discussion at workshops;
  • identify any areas commonly identified by the sector as under-researched;
  • discover areas of current research / projects being undertaken;
  • begin to understand how a research framework could be used within, and provide benefits to, the built historic environment sector.

Review of Recent Historic Buildings Research

Please find below the categorisations table that was used to record and analyse recent historic buildings research. This is based on a number of thesauri already in use, most of which can be found here: http://thesaurus.historicengland.org.uk/frequentuser.htm.