Author Archives: Kristofer Erickson

When Creativity Goes Open Source

In this guest blog post, CREATe Fellow Kris Erickson (former director of postgraduate research at CREATe) discusses findings from his recently published study, which explores how creative firms use free and open materials to generate value. An enduring puzzle has animated … Continue reading

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CREATe research on copyright takedown to be presented at Loyola University Chicago

CREATe member and School of Law colleague Kristofer Erickson will present research at Loyola University Chicago School of Law on Friday 15th September. The title of Dr Erickson’s presentation, which emerges from research with colleagues Martin Kretschmer and Dinusha Mendis, … Continue reading

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Upcoming Symposium: New Approaches to Orphan Works

On 23rd June, Bournemouth University will host a Symposium on New Approaches to the Orphan Works Problem. A limited number of spaces are still available for those wishing to participate in the event, which will include presentations by Peter Jaszi, … Continue reading

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Open call for submissions: Internet Policy Review

The peer-reviewed journal of Internet policy in Europe is seeking submissions of 6000-8000 words on topics of relevance to the regulation of digital communication technologies. The journal, edited in partnership between Alexander von Humboldt Institute for Internet and Society in … Continue reading

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What academic research can gain from the pitch competition format

Pitch competitions are short, intense events in which teams compete to solve challenges set by organisers. They offer the possibility to explore innovative solutions in a relatively compressed time-frame and with limited resources. They have been widely used in the … Continue reading

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Announcing the Early Career Research Camp: 4th & 5th May

Early career researchers, including advanced PhD students working on creative economy topics, are invited to register for an Early Career Research Camp organised by CREATe. The event will take place over the 4th and 5th May in Glasgow at the … Continue reading

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Upcoming early career research development workshops in CREATe

Early career researchers, PhD students and faculty are welcome to come along to the following upcoming workshop events in CREATe. On Tuesday 14th February 2017 from 3:30pm to 5:30 pm, we will be discussing Methods for investigating digital platforms: algorithms … Continue reading

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Algorithms Workshop 15th February @ Strathclyde University

A limited number of spaces have opened up for a workshop on algorithms and law organised by Professor Lilian Edwards at the University of Strathclyde. PhD students and early career researchers are invited to take part in the event, which … Continue reading

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CREATe Event: Open Innovation Design Jam 2016

On 10th November 2016, join us at the University of Glasgow for the Open Innovation Design Jam competition. Design jams are fun, interactive brainstorming sessions in which teams develop innovative solutions to challenges. This event is an opportunity for innovators, … Continue reading

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View from the Association of Internet Researchers (AoIR) Conference, Berlin

CREATe researchers Kris Erickson and Martin Kretschmer traveled to Berlin this past week to present a paper with co-author Fabian Homberg, ‘Is Originality Overrated? Measuring the success of original and recombinatory works on Kickstarter’ [Download slides]. We were joined in … Continue reading

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