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Posted Oct 23rd 2018

International Research Society for Public Management

16-18 April 2019, University of Victoria Wellington, New Zealand

A number of leading technology commentators have argued that we are on the cusp of the Fourth Industrial Revolution. We have seen significant advancements made in fields such as robotics, artificial intelligence, additive manufacturing (better known as 3D printing...

Posted Oct 22nd 2018

Scope of the Special Issue
Whilst concepts and approaches associated with e-Government and the smart city appear to be focussed on delivering better services, they differ markedly, with the former focussing on the administrative and enhanced use of ICTs and the latter on creating an environment for innovation and radical new ways of using data, including data emanating from social media....

Posted Aug 17th 2018

Publication date 17 August 2018

Part of the CRISP Routledge Studies in Surveillance Book Series

Published by Routledge here.

Description

Many contemporary surveillance practices take place in information infrastructures which are from the public domain. Although they have far reaching consequences for both citizens and their rights, they are not always subject to...

Posted Mar 22nd 2018

Deadline for abstracts extended until 15th May 2018!

Whilst concepts and approaches associated with e-Government and the smart city appear to be focussed on delivering better services, they differ markedly, with the former focussing on the administrative and enhanced use of ICTs and the latter on creating an environment for innovation and radical new ways of using data, including data...

Posted Mar 21st 2018

On 21 February 2018 CRISP hosted a Question Time Themed event on the future of surveillance cameras in the UK. The event took place at the London School of Economics and attracted lively debate and an audience of about 100.

The Panel, chired by Professor Pete Fussey of the University of Essex, included:

Tony Porter, Surveillance Camera Commissioner

Lord Brian Paddick, Liberal...

Posted Mar 20th 2018

The University of St Andrews is offering a Ph.D. studentship in the area of Privacy as a Social Value.  The funding covers EU/home fees and RCUK-level maintenance costs.  The student will be jointly supervised by Professor Kirstie Ball (School of Management) and Professor Katherine Hawley (Department of Philosophy), and will be affiliated with CRISP (the Centre for Research Into Surveillance...

Posted Mar 19th 2018

CRISP Director, Professor William Webster, has been announced as one of the new Co-Editors-in-Chief, of the journal Information Polity.  Professor Webster will work alongside Professor Albert Meijer of Utrecht University and a newly constituted Editorial Board and Associate Editors.  Information Polity has a long-standing reputation as one of the world’s leading eGovernment journals and has a...

Posted Mar 16th 2018

Elizabeth Denham, the UK Information Commissioner, delivered the 6th Annual CRISP Lecture on Wednesday, 14th March before a large audience at the University of Edinburgh. Entitled 'Money, Law and Courage: The Varied Roles of the UK Information Commissioner'.  Ms. Denham first explained the financial and other resources at her disposal, as well as the legal and other instruments she can use in...

Posted Feb 7th 2018

CRISP is pleased to announce that Elizabeth Denham, the UK Information Commissioner, will deliver the CRISP Annual Lecture on Wednesday, 14th March 2018 in Lecture Theatre 1, Appleton Tower, 11 Crichton Street, EH8 9LE. You are welcome to arrive at 6.00pm and the lecture will begin at 6.30pm.

The lecture is entitled 'Law, Money and Courage: The Roles of the UK Information Commissioner'...

Posted Feb 6th 2018

CRISP St Andrews has secured two PhD scholarships from the St Leonards Interdisciplinary PhD studentship scheme.

The first, based in the Department of Philosophy, is co-supervised by Professors Katherine Hawley and Kirstie Ball. It is entitled 'Privacy as a Social Value: Conceptual and Regulatory Issues'. Further particulars and a link to the application portal can be found here

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