Andrew McHugh

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    PhD Title: An Ontology for Risk Management of Digital Collections
    Lead Supervisor: Joemon Jose
    Second Supervisor(s): Ian Anderson

    Research Interests:

    • Semantic Web
    • Information and Knowledge Management
    • Information Science & Retrieval

  • Biography

    I graduated from an LLB/Hons in Scots Law in 2000 and immediately studied for an MSc in Information Technology which I was awarded in 2001. I then worked for several years at the Humanities Advanced Technology and Information Institute (HATII), beginning a PhD in 2008. In 2012 I moved to the School of Law as Centre Manager for the CREATe Project. I hope to complete my PhD very soon.

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The Dream Would be Brick Lane – Assessing the Impact of IP Within the European Fashion Industry

CREATe’s Carolina Bandinelli and Angela McRobbie both from Goldsmiths, University of London summarise some findings from their work exploring how questions of Intellectual Property impact on the professional practices of designers and design teams within the fashion industry.

Milan Fashion Week 1The Fashion Work Package for CREATe has focused on a number of intersecting questions. What is it like to embark on a small fashion enterprise in recent years? How do young designers actually create their own working environment as part of the process of establishing a name for themselves soon after they have graduated from a degree course? And in this context how do questions of IP and copyright impact on their everyday practice? We also wanted to open out the study to include three cities in Europe, i.e. London, Berlin and Milan, first to get a sense of how different urban environments and creative industry policies affected these small-scale enterprises and second and more significantly to see how in a European context the reality of the economic recession and wide-scale unemployment was pushing young creative graduates to invent careers for themselves. What we report below is an initial summary and comment on the Milan CREATe work.

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