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Links to the articles will be provided on publication. Further details will be added for subsequent articles.

Alexandra Poulovassilis, Valeri Katerinchuk and Fiona Candlin. Designing a system to chart the development of the UK museum sector: an iterative approach, Journal of Systems and Information Technology, 2023.

Fiona Candlin, Andrea Ballatore, Jamie Larkin, Mark Liebenrood, Alexandra Poulovassilis and Valeri Katerinchuk. 'The UK museum boom: continuity and change 1960–2019', Cultural Trends. Accepted May 2023.

Andrea Ballatore and Fiona Candlin. ‘A geography of UK museums’. Transactions of the Institute of British Geographers, 48:1, 2023, 213-229

Fiona Candlin and Jamie Larkin.‘What is a Museum? A new approach to definition’, Museums and Society 2020.

Alexandra Poulovassilis, Nick Larson, Fiona Candlin, Andrea Ballatore, and Jamie Larkin. ‘Creating a Knowledge Base to research the history of UK Museums through Rapid Application Development’Journal of Computing and Cultural Heritage 2020.

Fiona Candlin and Alexandra Poulovassilis. ‘Understanding and managing patchy data in the UK museum sector’, Museum Management and Curatorship 2019.

Fiona Candlin, Jamie Larkin, Andrea Ballatore, and Alexandra Poulovassilis. ‘The Missing Museums: Accreditation, surveys, and an alternative account of the UK sector’Cultural Trends 2019.

Some of these articles are behind paywalls. Final drafts of each article will be made available on BIRON once the journal’s embargo period has expired. Alternatively, contact the team for an eprint.


Fiona Candlin, Jamie Larkin, Andrea Ballatore and Alexandra Poulovassilis. ‘Mapping Museums 1960-2020: A report on the data’. Birkbeck: London, March 2020.


Fiona Candlin, Toby Butler, and Jake Watts. Stories From Small Museums (Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2022).

Technical Report

Valeri Katerinchuk, Nick Larsson and Alexandra Poulovassilis. The Mapping Museums Knowledge Base: technical report. Birkbeck, August 2022.