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.

  • 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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  • Global Food Security, Climate Change, and Resilience

    The Chinese University of Hong Kong and the University of Exeter have recently come together to create the Joint Centre for Environmental Sustainability and Resilience (ENSURE). ENSURE will bring together interdisciplinary groups of researchers from both institutions to tackle some of the major environmental and health challenges facing the world today. In recent weeks, the ...
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  • The Impact of Patents on Translational Research: Non-Invasive Prenatal Diagnosis in Europe and the US

    The intersection of patent law with cutting edge biomedical science presents important challenges to the operation of the law, both in theory and in practice. This research explores the role that patents play in the development and delivery of non-invasive prenatal testing, and considers the implications for the wider field of patents in emerging technologies ...
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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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