Simon McKerrell


  • 70 Cowcaddens Road, Glasgow Caledonian University

    G4 0BA Glasgow

    United Kingdom

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External grants / projects


PI on AHRC Leadership Fellowship, Music in the Rural Creative Economy, £176,218


AHRC Creative Economy Northern Bridge Postdoctoral Fellowship (as academic lead/mentor), £178,794


Co-I on major EU research grant on heritage, culture and Europeanization CoHere, 2.5€ million


PI on AHRC Early Career Fellowship Understanding Scotland Musically, £68,682


Co-I for Scottish Government funded social research entitled ‘Community experiences of sectarianism’, c. £86,000, major policy report published and disseminated in 2015.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth
  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions

Education/Academic qualification

PG Certificate, Advanced Studies in Academic Practice, Newcastle University

Award Date: 1 Oct 2012

PhD, University of St Andrews

1 Sept 200010 Oct 2005

Award Date: 10 Oct 2005

BA, (Scottish Music), Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama

1 Sept 19971 Jul 2000

Award Date: 1 Jul 2000


  • Other Film and Media Studies
  • Ethnomusicology
  • Sociology of Culture
  • Rural Sociology
  • Other Music
  • Public Policy

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