Applications Now Closed

Applications for this scholarship have now closed for the 2013-14 academic year.


Scholarship in Law, Ethics and Technology

The UCL Centre for Ethics & Law in collaboration with the UCL Faculty of Engineering Science offers full studentships in Law commencing in September of every year. Applicants are invited to make proposals focusing on any aspect of the ethics and regulation of technology. Example areas for proposals might include:

  • The digital divide and access to justice
  • Emerging technologies, innovation and the governance of risk
  • Technology and its impact on professionalism and professional ethics
  • Ethical issues surrounding intellectual property, including big data, crowdsourcing and "patent trolling".

We are particularly interested in topics that will engage with leading researchers in engineering and technology and will address the ethical issues that their research raises.

Current Scholarships

The Centre supporting and funding 3 MPhil/PhD scholarships for a period of three years.

  • 2013 - Greg Callus was awarded the Engineering funded scholarship with the Centre which commenced in September.
  • 2012 - Jean Frédéric Menard - Exploring the Challenges of the Best Interest of the Child Principle in Neonatology: Perspectives from Comparative Law and Medical Ethics
  • 2011 - Luke Price - Collective Responsibility and the Responsibility of Corporations
  • Anna Donovan - Corporate law and theory, with a focus on the Bribery Act 2010 and the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act 1977

All of our PhD students are actively involved in the Centre for Ethics and Law, particularly by participating in events and engaging with supporters. 

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