Monthly Archives: February 2013

University of Strathclyde School of Law – Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in IT and/or Digital IP Law

Strathclyde University’s School of Law is seeking to appoint a Lecturer or a Senior Lecturer to strengthen its portfolio in the broad areas of IT law, digital IP law, digital media and/or telecoms law. The successful candidate will be expected to … Continue reading

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CREATe: Creativity, Regulation, Enterprise and Technology

CREATe is the Centre for Copyright and New Business Models in the Creative Economy, a national research hub jointly funded by the AHRC (Arts & Humanities), EPSRC (Engineering & Physical Sciences) and ESRC (Economic & Social Sciences). CREATe is a pioneering interdisciplinary initiative, and globally the first effort to investigate the relationship between Creativity, Regulation, Enterprise and Technology (=CREATe) through the lens of copyright law.

The UK has probably the largest creative sector in the world relative to GDP, accounting for over 6% of the overall economy and contributing around £60bn per annum. CREATe will examine the business, regulatory and cultural infrastructure of the cultural and creative industries by exploring cutting-edge questions around digitisation, copyright, and innovation in the arts and technology. CREATe is based at the University of Glasgow, leading a consortium of 7 Universities: the University of East Anglia, the  University of Edinburgh, Goldsmiths (University of London), the University of Nottingham, the University of St. Andrews and the University of Strathclyde.

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European Copyright Society Issues Opinion on Svensson Hyperlinking Case

See Bernt Hugenholtz’ post on Kluwer Copyright Blog, reproduced below: The European Copyright Society, a group of prominent European scholars, today issued an opinion on the Svensson case (Case C-466/12), which is currently before the European Court of Justice. The case, … Continue reading

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CREATe Paper Placed Third in Lexis Nexis Best Paper Award at IRIS Conference

A paper written jointly by the Edinburgh CREATe team has been awarded third place in the Lexis Nexis best paper award at the International Legal Informatics Symposium (IRIS), being held this year in Salzburg, Austria.  The paper by Smita Kheria, Daithi … Continue reading

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PhD Positions Available at Institute for Information Law (IViR), University of Amsterdam

University of Amsterdam’s Faculty of Law has posted an invitation for applications for PhD projects to be carried out at its centres of excellence. Candidates with an interest in information law are invited to consult the Institute for Information Law’s Research Program before applying. … Continue reading

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Nottingham – Fully funded PhD research studentships in Computer Science (two studentships)

Two CREATe funded Computer Science PhD posts with Horizon Digital Economy Research in Nottingham are currently being advertised, focused on technology to support open business, particularly within the creative industries. A brief outline is available at http://www.nottingham.ac.uk/computerscience/research/researchintro.aspx. Full details are … Continue reading

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Cultural policy and the idea of the creative economy

Professor Philip Schlesinger – Deputy Director, CREATe Contemporary cultural policy is made and implemented where culture, politics and the economy meet. It is highly institutionalized. It brings government into a relationship with how culture is made, how it circulates, and … Continue reading

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