Projects

SCuLE researchers have been involved in a number of current and completed research projects, funded by bodies including the Economic and Social Research Council and the Wellcome Trust. Find more information about these projects at the links below.

  • 3D Printing and AI: Arbitration and Mediation

    PROJECT DESCRIPTION 3D Printing and AI: Arbitration and Mediation Dr Kyriaki Noussia (principal investigator) Dr James Griffin Sponsor: ESRC IAA Project Co-Creation Fund Award Project length: 1 October 2020-31 September 2021 About the Project 3D printing is increasingly important as it is a means to redistribute the manufacturing and use of products, and their application in many sectors of the society. ...
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  • COVID-19: Human Rights Implications of Digital Certificates for Health Status Verification

    PROJECT DESCRIPTION COVID-19: Human Rights Implications of Digital Certificates for Health Status Verification Dr Ana Beduschi (principal investigator) Sponsor: UKRI ESRC (£98,714) Project length: 15 June 2020 – 14 December 2021 About the Project The UK government announced it would consider establishing “immunity passports” as part of a lockdown exit strategy during the ongoing outbreak of COVID-19. Digital certificates for ...
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  • Guilty Pleas in Child Defendants

    This project explores guilty pleas in children. The main aim of the project is to produce and publicise (1) a report that provides policy makers and practitioners with information relating to guilty pleas in child defendants, (2) model guidelines and training materials for practitioners working with children making guilty plea decisions, (3) an empirical base ...
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  • Collaborative Platforms in Genomics – Institutional Arrangements and Business Models

    This project will draw on academic scholarship and the input of key academics, industry figures and international policy makers in developing a policy/working paper on collaborative business models in international genomics research and biobanking, for the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD). PROJECT DESCRIPTION Collaborative Platforms in Genomics – Institutional Arrangements and Business Models Dr Naomi Hawkins ...
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  • Fair Pay/Play in the UK Voice-over Industries: A Survey of 200+ Voice-overs

    The Centre for Science, Culture and the Law at Exeter publish their report on remuneration and contractual practices in the UK voice-over industries based on an online survey of over 200 voice-over performers conducted in 2019. The survey documents current recruitment, remuneration and contractual practices in the UK voice-over industries based on empirical evidence. The survey ...
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  • Exploring Feminist Academics’ Experiences of Incorporating Gender and Intersectional Issues into their Teaching

    This project explores feminist academics’ experiences of teaching gendered and intersectional socio-legal content linked to criminal justice issues in University settings. Project Description Exploring Feminist Academics’ Experiences of Incorporating Gender and Intersectional Issues into their Teaching Dr Charlotte Bishop (Exeter) and Dr Marian Duggan (Kent) Sponsor: Socio-Legal Studies Association (£2,500) Project length: 18 months About the Project Criminal justice professionals increasingly have ...
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  • IP and Living Works with National Galleries of Scotland

    The ‘IP and Living Works’ project will co-develop with National Galleries of Scotland best practice guidelines that clarify the IP issues at stake during the commission, acquisition and collection of ‘living works’ in the UK GLAM sector. Project Description IP and Living Works: Implementing Best Practice Guidelines for Collecting Performance Art and Time Based Media Dr Mathilde Pavis ...
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  • Fair Pay and Fair Play in the UK Voice-Over Industry

    This 8-month project examines the the impact of platform services on remuneration and contracts in the UK voice-over industry. Project Description Lending a Voice: Fair Pay/Play in the UK Voice-Over Industry Dr Mathilde Pavis in collaboration with Dr Huda Tulti Sponsor: ESRC IAA Business Boost Fund (£3,000) Project length: 8 months About the project Voiceover work for radio programs, documentaries, audio-books and ...
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  • Who Owns Outsider Art?

    Within the art world, creations by artists with mental health conditions or disabilities have developed into a well-established art movement known as Outsider Art, for which the public appetite grows steadily each year. But who gets to decide whether an artwork is displayed to the public or kept within the confines of medical confidentiality? What ...
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  • Space Law, Intellectual Property and Space Technology

    Space technology a field of growing importance, for fields such as modern communications as well as areas as diverse as climate change, national security and agriculture. The legal framework within which space technology operates is integral to its development and use, but traditional legal frameworks may not be well developed to enable the flourishing of ...
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  • Recontacting in Mainstreaming Genetics

    Is there a professional duty or responsibility to recontact patients for whom providers hold genetic or genomic information? Do patients and health care providers share responsibility for being aware of new developments relevant to the patient’s genome? Do different health care specialties now ordering genetic tests share understandings regarding managing genetic information, which in clinical ...
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