Andrew McHugh

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    Research Interests:

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

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Valuing the Public Domain – Resource Page Now Available

CREATe’s Valuing the Public Domain resource page, which consolidates reports, research summaries, links and multimedia materials is now available. CREATe has undertaken a variety of activities exploring the value of the public domain in recent months. At the heart of this was a major research project to build understanding about how the public domain adds value to society.  As a two-year knowledge exchange project it was jointly funded by the UK Intellectual Property Office (IPO), the ESRC (Grant ES/K008137/1) and CREATe.  

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Smart Cities Resource Page Now Available

A resource page documenting the recent Designing Smart Cities: Opportunities and Regulatory Challenges conference which was supported by CREATe is now available. On the page you can find audio files and presentations (where available) for each of the conference sessions, as well as other media, including the Society for Computers and Law article series which will appear in the June/July issue of Computers and Law. The conference took place on 31st of March and 1st of April this year at the University of Strathclyde.

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Mira Sundara Rajan guest blogs on The IPKat about a famous quote and the stamp of (in)authenticity

CREATe investigator Professor Mira Sundara Rajan recently appeared in popular Intellectual Property blog site The IPKat. In her guest post, entitled “A bird doesn’t sing because it has an answer”: a famous quote and the stamp of (in)authenticity, Mira discusses a fascinating recent episode whereby the US Postal Service issued a stamp intended to honour poet Maya Angelou who passed away in May last year at the age of 86. An image of Angelou on the stamp was presented alongside a quote, “A bird doesn’t sing because it has an answer, it sings because it has a song”, which appeared to be attributed to the poet. However, despite the best intentions of all involved, the quote in fact did not … Continue reading

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