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EOAR SEMINAR, MARCH 2023

BIOMEDICINE AND THE MANY USES OF KNOWLEDGE COMMONS

Prof Michael Madison (School of Law, University of Pittsburgh)

 

This presentation will situate the Governing Knowledge Commons (GKC) research framework in the context of research into governance of biomedicine resources, with specific attention to how the framework can help scholars and practitioners assess the virtues and drawbacks of commons governance. The GKC framework was conceived as a device for systematic but descriptive research on a case-by-case basis, leaving open the questions of generalizing from case-specific results, normative assessment, and prescriptive implications. The presentation will explore how experience with the framework has sharpened its aims, with more refinements set to come.

 

When: Wednesday, 29th March 2023, 9-10 AM (ACDT)

Where: Online. Please RSVP to openstemcells@adelaide.edu.au

Prof Michael Madison is a Professor of Law and John E. Murray Faculty Scholar in the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. He writes about institutions and governance. Those interests span a wide range of applications: copyright and other intellectual property law; high technology; research science and data: Enlightenment arts and culture; higher education and universities; innovation policy; 21st century urbanism; and global football (soccer).  He is a co-founder of the emerging research discipline known as “knowledge commons.”

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