About the Legacy Research Network

Aim and Purpose Learning lessons from legacy is central to the 2014 Glasgow Commonwealth Games. Recent events such as the London Olympics and dating back at least as far as to Manchester Commonwealth Games demonstrates the growing scrutiny of claims made suggesting lasting legacy effects that are increasingly important strands of longer term urban regeneration…

The Glasgow games are over but the legacy debate continues

By Kenneth Gibb, University of Glasgow The 20th Commonwealth Games have come and gone. Glasgow has demonstrated that it can successfully deliver a large-scale, global, multi-sport and cultural event. It can fill the stadia, shuttle people around the city relatively efficiently, and generally provide a positive and memorable experience for visitors and residents alike. I…

Legacy Research Network conference

First International Legacy Network Conference: Glasgow 2014: Legacy, Partnership, Regeneration? October 14-16 2015, Mitchell Library, GlasgowConference Organised by Policy Scotland at the University of Glasgow, in partnership with the Scottish Government, Glasgow City Council and Glasgow Life. You are warmly invited to attend and/or participate at the above multi-disciplinary professional and academic conference. We welcome…