Dr Alison McCandlish

  • Lecturer in City Planning (Urban Studies)

Biography

I am a Lecturer in City Planning. I have an academic background in Environmental Planning, European Urban Conservation, Education and Creative Media Practice, and my PhD looked at revealing hidden heritage through creative research methods and the role of digital cultural asset mapping in bidding for City of Culture Status. I am a member of the Institute of Historic Building Conservation (IHBC), a chartered town planner (MRTPI), a recognised Historic Environment Service Provider under the IHBC HESPR scheme, and member of the Association of Illustrators.

Research interests

  • Creative techniques for community engagement in town planning, culture and heritage
  • Architectural conservation and urban heritage
  • Cultural heritage and regeneration
  • Sustainability, heritage and planning
  • Social media and digital media for heritage
  • E-learning and SOTL

 

Publications

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Jump to: 2021 | 2019 | 2017 | 2016 | 2014
Number of items: 7.

2021

McCandlish, A. and McPherson, G. (2021) Promoting tangible and intangible hidden cultural heritage: local communities influencing civic decision-making and international cultural policy. International Journal of Cultural Policy, 27(5), pp. 683-698. (doi: 10.1080/10286632.2020.1822348)

2019

McCandlish, A. and Thomas, A. (2019) When is Graffiti, Graffiti? Exploring and Recording Heritage and Heritage Crime, Young People Have their Say. 4th Public Archaeology Twitter Conference: Archaeology: Access, Barriers and Participation - Online, Conference took place on Twitter (#PATC4) on 5 Sept 2019

2017

McCandlish, A. (2017) Revealing Hidden Cultural Heritage through Digital Cultural Asset Mapping. In: Paper presented at Conference on Cultural Heritage And New Technologies, Vienna City Hall, Vienna, Austria, 8-10 Nov 2017,

2016

McGillivray, D., McPherson, G., Jones, J. and McCandlish, A. (2016) Young people, digital media making and critical digital citizenship. Leisure Studies, 35(6), pp. 724-738. (doi: 10.1080/02614367.2015.1062041)

2014

McGillivray, D., Jones, J., McCandlish, A. and McPherson, G. (2014) Digital commonwealth: Telling stories case study. In: Lockton, D., Greene, C., Casey, A., Raby, L. and Vickress, A. (eds.) Creative Citizens’ Variety Pack: Inspiring Digital Ideas From Community Projects. Royal College of Art: London, pp. 1-6. ISBN 9781907342974 (electronic)

McGillivray, D., Jones, J. M., McCandlish, A. and McPherson, G. (2014) Digital Commonwealth: Handbook of Digital Storytelling. University of the West of Scotland.

McCandlish, A. (2014) Digital storytelling at the annual school. Context(136), p. 12.

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Number of items: 7.

Articles

McCandlish, A. and McPherson, G. (2021) Promoting tangible and intangible hidden cultural heritage: local communities influencing civic decision-making and international cultural policy. International Journal of Cultural Policy, 27(5), pp. 683-698. (doi: 10.1080/10286632.2020.1822348)

McGillivray, D., McPherson, G., Jones, J. and McCandlish, A. (2016) Young people, digital media making and critical digital citizenship. Leisure Studies, 35(6), pp. 724-738. (doi: 10.1080/02614367.2015.1062041)

McCandlish, A. (2014) Digital storytelling at the annual school. Context(136), p. 12.

Books

McGillivray, D., Jones, J. M., McCandlish, A. and McPherson, G. (2014) Digital Commonwealth: Handbook of Digital Storytelling. University of the West of Scotland.

Book Sections

McGillivray, D., Jones, J., McCandlish, A. and McPherson, G. (2014) Digital commonwealth: Telling stories case study. In: Lockton, D., Greene, C., Casey, A., Raby, L. and Vickress, A. (eds.) Creative Citizens’ Variety Pack: Inspiring Digital Ideas From Community Projects. Royal College of Art: London, pp. 1-6. ISBN 9781907342974 (electronic)

Conference or Workshop Item

McCandlish, A. and Thomas, A. (2019) When is Graffiti, Graffiti? Exploring and Recording Heritage and Heritage Crime, Young People Have their Say. 4th Public Archaeology Twitter Conference: Archaeology: Access, Barriers and Participation - Online, Conference took place on Twitter (#PATC4) on 5 Sept 2019

Conference Proceedings

McCandlish, A. (2017) Revealing Hidden Cultural Heritage through Digital Cultural Asset Mapping. In: Paper presented at Conference on Cultural Heritage And New Technologies, Vienna City Hall, Vienna, Austria, 8-10 Nov 2017,

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Supervision

Current PhD students

  • Bernadett Papp (2020-2025) "The integration of tourism governance into the wider urban agenda in European city destinations. From sustainable cities to sustainable urban destinations" (Second supervisor, Principal Supervisor Professor Simon Joss) 

Teaching

Course Convenor

  • Evidence, Evaluation and Policy (URBAN 5083) (2020/21)
  • Urban Conservation (URBAN 5118/ URBAN 5126)
  • Urban Design and Development (URBAN5098) (Joint Graduate School Course with Nankai University)
  • Designing Places (URBAN 5010) (co-coordination with Dr James White)

Postgraduate Teaching Contributions

  • Urban Studies Researching and the Dissertation (URBAN 5119)
  • Qualitative Methods (SPS5037)
  • Sustainable Housing Development (URBAN 5049)
  • Spatial Planning Strategies (URBAN 4056)
  • Urban Design Policy and Practice (URBAN 5050)
  • Urban Conservation (URBAN 5118, URBAN 5126)
  • Development Process (URBAN 5037)
  • Dissertation supervision (URBAN 5054P, URBAN5080P) 

Other Teaching Contributions 

  • Researching the City (SPS3003)

 

Professional activities & recognition

Selected international presentations

  • 2017: 22nd Conference on Cultural Heritage and New Technologies (Vienna)