Monthly Archives: May 2014

CREATe Postdoctoral Research Fellow/ Researcher in Economics (Applied Microeconomics) at the University of Glasgow

CREATe at the University of Glasgow is seeking to appoint an Applied Microeconomist with strong empirical skills and training who is willing to engage with, and contribute to, a novel, interdisciplinary research agenda relating to innovation in the creative economy. … Continue reading

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testing attendees code for nottingham

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PhD Scholarship in Microeconomics of Innovation (CREATe & Adam Smith Business School, University of Glasgow)

[The Application Deadline for this Scholarship has now passed] The Opportunity The RCUK Centre for Copyright and New Business Models in the Creative Economy (CREATe – www.create.ac.uk) and Adam Smith Business School, University of Glasgow, invite applications for a PhD … Continue reading

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We can’t stop pirates until we understand why they do it

Post by Prof. Martin Kretschmer and Prof. Daniel Zizzo, originally published on The Conversation. — There is a disturbing lack of evidence about why people choose to share copyright content online, as well as about whether the practice harms the … Continue reading

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CREATe Working Paper 14/6 From organisational crisis to multiplatform salvation? Creative destruction and the recomposition of news media, Available Now

The sixteenth release in CREATe’s Working Paper Series is now available for download. From organisational crisis to multiplatform salvation? Creative destruction and the recomposition of news media by Philip Schlesinger and Gillian Doyle presents case studies of the strategies pursued by the Financial Times and The Telegraph in migrating … Continue reading

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d[E]u as we say, not as we d[E]u

CREATe’s Founding Director Prof Ronan Deazley describes his attendance at the most recent meeting of WIPO’s Standing Committee on Copyright and Related Rights.

A large consortium of international and regional NGOs representing the cultural heritage sector attended the most recent meeting of WIPO’s Standing Committee on Copyright and Related Rights (SCCR27). Drawn from Europe, Latin America, Australia, the United States, Canada and the UK, the consortium worked in concert to push for an international treaty to help libraries and archives deliver on their mission within a global, networked environment. I was in attendance in my capacity as Copyright Policy Adviser to the Scottish Council on Archives.

During the week-long meeting, NGO representatives spoke to a number of challenges facing the library and archive sector, both in plenary and at a bespoke lunchtime event organised by the International Federation of Library Associations (IFLA) (for a number of the presentations given at that lunchtime event see here). The range of issues addressed included the problem of cross-border exchange and use of library and archive material, orphan and out-of-commerce works, data and text mining, and the extent to which the providers of digital content are increasingly relying on contract to override existing exceptions to copyright. Continue reading

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CREATe Partners with New-look Internet Policy Review

The Internet Policy Review, the journal on internet regulation published by the Alexander von Humboldt Institute on Internet and Society in Berlin (HIIG) celebrates its first anniversary this week, with a brand new technology platform and CREATe on board as … Continue reading

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Call for Papers – CREATe Researchers Conference & Technology Capacity Building Event

Tuesday June 17th – Wednesday June 18th, 2014 University of Nottingham As the RCUK centre for copyright and new business models in the creative economy, CREATe entails engagement between a broad range of disciplines. In particular, the Te in CREATe … Continue reading

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Better, worse or indistinguishable? Game developers confront the problem of cloning

In the first of an ongoing series of features, Philippa Warr explores the recent trend of cloned games on mobile platforms and some of the legal and regulatory issues that the phenomenon raises. Flappy Bird, Threes, Ridiculous Fishing – three mobile games … Continue reading

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