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Data Protection and Research Data: Questions and Answers (21 August 2014)

This Q and A document sets out what data protection obligations may be placed on researchers.

FOI Court Evidence Can Be Given in Secret

The Court of Appeal has ruled that, where appropriate, a public authority's evidence can be given in private, without the applicant or his/her legal representative present.

Summary of the Potential Impact for FE and HE of the Hargreaves Review (7 August 2014)
This summary examines the potential impact for FE and HE of the Hargreaves Review of Intellectual Property and Growth, May 2011 and summarises the current progress with regards to implementation.

Latest Events
Act Now - Freedom of Information Update (28 August 2014, Online)

In this webinar Ibrahim Hasan discusses the latest FOI developments and decisions published by the Information Commissioner and the First Tier Tribunal (Information Rights).
ASLIB - Copyright: Latest Legislative Developments (23 October 2014, London)

The course will provide a detailed overview of the latest copyright legislative developments.
Grampian Information Copyright Update (18 September 2014, Aberdeen)

Grampian Information is delighted to announce that they have secured Alan Rae to deliver a copyright update event in Aberdeen.