Regulating the Digital Economy: Issues and Policy Responses

On Thursday (29th June) I attended a session at the University of Westminster Communication and Media Research Institute (CAMRI) which looked to discuss various issues surrounding regulating the digital economy. They will be releasing a series of publications through Westminster University Press which coincide with the themes discussed, which I will look out for. Some […]

Continue reading


Launch of the CREATe Copyright and Innovation Network

Stunning views from the Digital Catapult On May 26th I headed down to the Digital Catapult in London for an event to celebrate the launch of the CREATe Copyright and Innovation Network, which brought together findings from the CREATe research programme over the past four+ years. It was an excellent day with some interesting insights. […]

Continue reading


CREATe Early Career Research Camp, May 2017

On the 4th and 5th of May 2017 I joined a group of other PhD students and Early Career Researchers for a day and a half of networking, discussion of interdisciplinary working, and research proposals at the CREATe Early Career Research Camp. The participants were a mixture of scholars from law, policy, economics, GLAM (galleries, […]

Continue reading


TRILCon 2017

  Winchester. On the 3rd May 2017, members of the UnBias project including myself attended the 4th Winchester Conference on Trust, Risk, Information and the Law at the University of Winchester in Hampshire. The event brought together legal and technology scholars, industry practitioners, and policy makers, to discuss the overarching theme of “Artificial and De-Personalised […]

Continue reading


It’ll Probably Be Fine.

My coffee table is much smaller than this. Having just recovered from two stomach bugs (thanks, Ellie!), I am about to embark on a mental few weeks in which I am in my office for two days out of a possible thirteen working days (twenty actual days), going to five different places including abroad. It’ll […]

Continue reading


Copyright and online artists

Chainsawsuit by Kris Straub. Image source. I was recently contacted by the lovely people at Justis One, a legal research database and resource site, who were interested in a paper I published in May in the online journal First Monday called “How relevant is copyright to online artists? A qualitative study of understandings, coping strategies, […]

Continue reading


New Questionnaire Study now LIVE!

This study needs YOU! My latest Questionnaire study is now live and I would really appreciate it if you would consider taking part. It surrounds webcomics and crowdfunding, so if you either read or create webcomics, and have used crowdfunding in that context, then I want to  hear from you! I launched the questionnaire at […]

Continue reading


EHF 2015, Daventry

Panel from “The Last Halloween” by Abigail Howard On Tuesday, I presented some of my work at an external conference for the very first time. I have presented to my colleagues at Nottingham, and to other members of CREATe, but never anywhere else. And certainly not somewhere that warrants being published in a book. I […]

Continue reading


Research Highlights

Academic Guilt from PhD comics by Jorge Cham I have just written a document that will be placed on the Horizon website, giving background to my research and the progress so far. It’s a fairly decent summary of the area of my research, so I will place a link to it in the About section […]

Continue reading