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  • Fàs, Sabhal Mòr Ostaig, Sleat, Isle of Skye, IV44 8RQ

    United Kingdom

  • United Kingdom

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Research expertise

Iain Campbell specialises in small-language policy and planning with extensive experience and knowledge of Gaelic language development processes. Career experience has included project management; strategy development; socio-economic and economic impact analysis; change management and policy reviews; benchmarking; and evaluations of public sector programme initiatives.

Iain Campbell is currently a Research Fellow with the Language Sciences Institute of the University of the Highlands and Islands.   Recent employment positions have included: Director of Hecla Consulting and Senior Manager of the Soillse Gaelic Research Project. Iain Campbell has held public sector appointments as a Board Member, Cathraiche (Chair) and CEO of Bòrd na Gàidhlig; a Board Member of MG ALBA and a Member of the BBC Trust Audience Council for Scotland. 

Gaelic language related consultancy outputs include the following:

  • Campbell, I. (2019). An Integrated Systems Model for Gaelic Language Development. Discussion paper for University of Highlands and Islands Senior Management Group.
  • Ó Giollagáin, C., Camshron, G., Moireach, P., Caimbeul, I., MacDonald, B., Ó Curnáin, B., and T. Péterváry (forthcoming) Islands Gaelic Research Project: A social survey of vernacular Gaelic in the Scottish islands.
  • Campbell, I. (2016).  Gaelic 2025: Inverness UHI Campus-an Integrated Approach for Gaelic Language Development, a Draft Scoping Report for The Highland Council/Comhairle na Gàidhealtachd, Inverness.
  • Campbell, I. (2016).  Development of New Management Model for Faclair na Gàidhlig for Faclair na Gàidhlig Management Committee, Sabhal Mòr Ostaig UHI, Isle of Skye.
  • Campbell, I. (2016).  UHI Language Sciences Institute – Development of draft Business Plan for Soillse-UHI, Inverness.
  • Campbell, I. (2015).  Development of Proposal for the Continuation of Funding for the Soillse Research Pool for Soillse-UHI, Inverness. 
  • Campbell, I. (2010).  Interim Business Plan for Acair Ltd. Hecla Consulting for Acair Ltd, Inverness. 
  • Campbell, I. (2009).  Gaelic Books Council Change Management – Action Plan. Hecla Consulting for Bòrd na Gàidhlig, Inverness.
  • Campbell, I. (2009).  Gaelic Books Council Business Plan: April 2009 - March 2010. Hecla Consulting for Bòrd na Gàidhlig and Gaelic Books Council, Inverness.
  • Campbell, I., Roberts, D. (2009).  Assessment of Bòrd na Gàidhlig Projects.  Hecla Consulting for Bòrd na Gàidhlig, Inverness.
  • Campbell, I. (2009).  Delivering Efficient Gaelic Services through Gaelic ‘Hubs’.  Discussion Paper by Hecla Consulting for Bòrd na Gàidhlig, Inverness.
  • Campbell, I. (2009).  Discussion Paper: Future Options for a Gaelic News Paper.  Hecla Consulting for Bòrd na Gàidhlig, Inverness.
  • Campbell, I. (2009).  Options to re-locate/co-locate Bòrd na Gàidhlig Offices.  Hecla Consulting for Bòrd na Gàidhlig, Inverness
  • Campbell, I. (2009). Concept Paper: Centre for Gaelic Learning, Research and the Arts.  Hecla Consulting for Highlands and Islands Enterprise, Inverness.
  • Campbell, I. (2008). An audit of Gaelic service provision and Gaelic language skills across the UHI Academic Network.  Hecla Consulting for UHI Millennium Institute, Inverness.
  • Campbell, I., Macleod, M., Danson. M., and Chalmers, D. (2008).  Measuring the Gaelic Labour Market: Current and Future Potential.  Hecla Consulting for Highlands and Islands Enterprise, Skills Development Scotland and Bòrd an Gàidhlig, Inverness.
  • Campbell, I. (2007).  Audit of Current Levels of Gaelic Activity across the HIE Network. Hecla Consulting for Highlands and Islands Enterprise, Inverness.
  • Campbell, I. (2007).  Mapping the 2001 Census Data – People with Understanding of Gaelic in Western Isles, Skye & Wester Ross and Argyll & Bute. Hecla Consulting for Highlands and Islands Enterprise, Inverness.
  • Campbell, I., Pedersen, R. (2007).  A Full-Time Gaelic Child Care Centre for Inverness. Hecla Consulting and Pedersen Consulting for Cùram Chloinne Inbhir Nis, Inverness.
  • Campbell, I. (2007).  Readership Survey of An Gàidheal Ùr.  Hecla Consulting for An Gàidheal Ùr, Inverness.
  • Campbell, I. (2006). The Demand for a Gaelic High School in Inverness - A Preliminary Research Report.  Hecla Consulting for Fòram Gàidhlig Inbhir Nis, Inverness.
  • Campbell, I. (2006).  Key issues Report: Seminar on the Future of Gaelic Drama. Hecla Consulting for Bòrd na Gàidhlig, Inverness
  • Campbell, I. (2006).  Economic Impact of the Proposed Location of the Gaelic Digital Channel in Stornoway. Hecla Consulting for Highlands and Islands Enterprise, Inverness.
  • Campbell, I., Pedersen, R. (2005). A Full-Time Gaelic Child-Care Centre for North Uist.  Hecla Consulting and Pedersen Consulting for Cròileagan Eubhal North Uist, Inverness.
  • Campbell, I. (2005).  Clì Gàidhlig Business Plan: 2005 – 2006.  Hecla Consulting for Clì Gàidhlig, Inverness.
  • Campbell, I., Pedersen, R. (2004).  A Gaelic Language and Culture Plan for Inverness and Nairn. Hecla Consulting and Pedersen Consulting for The Highland Council, Inverness & Nairn Enterprise and Bòrd na Gàidhlig, Inverness.
  • Campbell, I. (2004). Evaluation of the Gaelic in the Community Scheme. Hecla Consulting for Comunn na Gàidhlig, Inverness.
  • Campbell, I. (2004). Management and Financial Review of An Comunn Gàidhealach: Options for Development.  Hecla Consulting for An Comunn Gàidhealach and Highlands and Islands Enterprise, Inverness.
  • Campbell, I. (2003). The Importance of Gaelic to the Inverness and Nairn Area.  Hecla Consulting for Inverness and Nairn Enterprise, Inverness
  • Campbell, I. (2003). A Draft Strategic Framework to support the Development of the Gaelic Broadcasting Sector.  EKOS Ltd for Highlands and Islands Enterprise, Inverness.
  • Matthews, T., Campbell, I. (2001). Economic Importance of the Comataidh Craolaidh Gàidhlig to the Western Isles Economy.  EKOS Ltd for Comataidh Craolaidh Gàidhlig, Inverness.
  • Campbell, I. (2001). A Review of the Gaelic Publishing Sector.  EKOS Ltd for Comunn na Gàidhlig, Inverness.
  • Matthews, T., Campbell, I. (2001). Interim Assessment of Fèisean nan Gàidheal, EKOS Ltd for Highlands and Islands Enterprise, Inverness. 

Education/Academic qualification

Master of Science, University of Strathclyde

20042005

Award Date: 30 Jun 2006

Master of Business Administration, The Open University

19971999

Award Date: 30 Jun 1999

Master of Science, The University of Edinburgh

19941995

Award Date: 30 Jun 1995

Bachelor of Science, Edinburgh Napier University

Award Date: 30 Jun 1994

External positions

Ceannard(CEO), Bòrd na Gàidhlig

Mar 2015Jul 2015

Cathraiche(Chair), Bòrd na Gàidhlig

Nov 2013Dec 2014

Board Member

Sep 2012Jun 2015

Board Member, Bòrd na Gàidhlig

Mar 2011Dec 2014

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Research Output

The Gaelic Crisis in the Vernacular Community: A comprehensive sociolinguistic survey of Scottish Gaelic

Ó Giollagáin, C., Camshron, G., Moireach, P., Ó Curnáin, B., Caimbeul, I., MacDonald, B. & Péterváry, T., 1 Jul 2020, Abrdeen: Aberdeen University Press.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

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