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Lisa is module leader for Equity and Trusts Law. She joined the Department of Law as a lecturer in January 2014. Lisa taught previously at the University as a Graduate Teaching Assistant whilst, at the same time, continuing her doctoral research.
Lisa's research interests include privacy and technology law. She has a number of published works in these areas and has given conference papers in these areas at the annual SLSA, BILETA, Winchester and IAITL Conferences. In 2017, Lisa was an invited panel member for London Cycling Campaign's 29th seminar on autonomous vehicles held at the University of Westminster.
Lisa has also been a book reviewer for the Law Teacher Journal and has acted as a reviewer for a leading academic publisher. She is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and has been awarded a Learning and Teaching prize for use of technology.
My research is focused on the legal protection afforded to private information within the English legal system and the ways in which the protection afforded has been impacted by the growth of online communications and the generation, post web 2.0, of user generated content. My research assesses the effectiveness of the law in this context and I argue that UGC poses a challenge against which the current methodology of the courts in misuse of private information may be tested.
In terms of current research, this revolves around the regulation of autonomous (self-driving) vehicles, as well as the nature of online and other communications and the degree to which criminal law may be invoked to deal with the more culpable forms of undesirable online content.
Additionally, I have been awarded a research grant by LERN in order to evaluate the number and type of law PhDs undertaken in England and Wales.
Simpson, Brian and Collingwood, Lisa (2021) Information and communications technology law in changing times. Information & Communications Technology Law, 30(1), pp. 1-2. ISSN (print) 1469-8404
Collingwood, Lisa (2020) Villain or guardian? 'The smart toy is watching you now …'. Information & Communications Technology Law, ISSN (print) 1360-0834 (Epub Ahead of Print)
Collingwood, Lisa (2018) Trust in the machine : the case of Autonomous vehicles. Journal of Information Rights, Policy and Practice, 2(2), ISSN (online) 2398-5437
Collingwood, Lisa (2017) Privacy implications and liability issues of autonomous vehicles. Information & Communications Technology Law, 26(1), pp. 32-45. ISSN (print) 1360-0834
Collingwood, Lisa and Broadbent, Graeme (2015) Offending and being offended online : vile messages, jokes and the law. Computer Law & Security Review, 31(6), pp. 763-772. ISSN (print) 0267-3649
Collingwood, Lisa (2012) Privacy, anonymity and liability: will anonymous communicators have the last laugh? Computer Law & Security Review, 28(3), pp. 328-334. ISSN (print) 0267-3649
Collingwood, Lisa (2012) Privacy in cyberworld: why lock the gate after the horse has bolted? European Journal of Law and Technology, 3(1), pp. 1-11. ISSN (online) 2042-115X
Collingwood, Lisa (2011) Book Review of: 'Handbook of internet crime' by Yvonne Jewkes and Majid Yar (eds.). Law Teacher, 45(1), pp. 147-148. ISSN (print) 0306-9400
Collingwood, Lisa (2010) Book Review of: 'Law and the internet', 3rd ed. by Lilian Edwards and Charlotte Waelde (eds.). Law Teacher, 44(2), pp. 235-236. ISSN (print) 0306-9400
Collingwood, Lisa (2011) Privacy, anonymity and liability: naivety is no defence at law. In: Kierkegaard, Sylvia, (ed.) Law across nations: governance, policy and statutes. Denmark : International Association of IT Lawyers. pp. 59-68. ISBN 9788799138593
Collingwood, Lisa (2017) Trust in the machine: the case of autonomous vehicles. In: 4th Winchester Conference on Trust, Risk, Information and the Law (TRILCon); 3 May 2017, Winchester, U.K.. (In Press)
Collingwood, Lisa (2016) Autonomous cars : privacy implications and issues of liability. In: Socio-Legal Studies Association (SLSA) Annual Conference 2016 (Law, Trust and Emerging Technologies); 5-7 Apr 2016, Lancaster, U.K.. (Unpublished)
Broadbent, Graeme and Collingwood, Lisa (2013) To scalp or scold? Choice mechanisms and UGC. In: 28th Annual British and Irish Law Education and Technology Association (BILETA) Conference 2013: Our Digital Futures: Technologies Without Boundaries; 10-12 Apr 2013, Liverpool, U.K.. (Unpublished)
Collingwood, Lisa (2011) Privacy, anonymity and liability : naivety is no defence at law. In: The Sixth International Conference on Legal, Security and Privacy Issues in IT Law (LSPI); 19-22 Sep 2011, Nicosia, Cyprus. (Unpublished)
Collingwood, Lisa and Onishi, Hiroko (2011) Privacy in cyberworld : why lock the gate after the horse has bolted? In: 26th Annual British and Irish Law Education and Technology Association (BILETA) Conference; 11-12 Apr 2011, Manchester, U.K.. (Unpublished)
Collingwood, Lisa Hannah (2013) Privacy protection under the English legal system: is it adequate given the challenges raised by online communicating between individuals? (PhD thesis), Kingston University, uk.bl.ethos.602309.