Dr Angela Daly

Senior Lecturer


Personal statement

Dr Angela Daly (李安棋) is a research leader in the regulation and governance of new technologies. She has more than ten years of transnational experience in academia, advocacy and policy-making in this area.


She joined Strathclyde Law School as Senior Lecturer (Associate Professor) in 2019. She is co-director of the Strathclyde Centre for Internet Law & Policy and she also directs the fully online, distance learning LLM/PgDip in Internet Law & Policy/Information Technology & Telecommunications Law. She is also the Knowledge Exchange Lead in Strathclyde Law School.

She has visting/adjunct affiliations with Fundacao Gertulio Vargas (Brazil), Universita di Macerata (Italy) and Tilburg University (Netherlands).


Her most prominent recent publications are Good Data (INC 2019), co-edited with S Kate Devitt and Monique Mann, and 3D Printing and IP Futures, co-authored with Thomas Birtchnell, Thierry Rayna and Ludmila Striukova for the UK Intellectual Property Office. She is also the author of Socio-Legal Aspects of the 3D Printing Revolution (Palgrave 2016) and Private Power, Online Information Flows and EU Law: Mind the Gap (Hart 2016).


Her previous academic posts have been at the Chinese University of Hong Kong Faculty of Law, Queensland University Faculty of Law and Swinburne University of Technology. She has also previously worked in policy for OFCOM and pro bono for the Electronic Frontier Foundation. She was a prominent digital rights activist in Australia and a founding member of Digital Rights Watch Australia.


Dr Daly has consulted to, and advised international organisations, government agencies, not-for-profits and private sector actors on matters relevant to her research, including data protection, human rights, antitrust/competition law and intellectual property.


Digital emergency is/as the digital (new) normal
Daly Angela
Data Justice and COVID-19 (2020) (2020)
The use of live facial recognition technology through a comparative lens
Daly Angela
3D printing, policing and crime
Daly Angela, Mann Monique, Squires Peter, Walters Reece
Policing and Society (2020)
Recognising rights for robots : Can we? Will we? Should we?
Bennett Belinda, Daly Angela
Law, Innovation and Technology Vol 12, pp. 60-80 (2020)
3D-printed futures of manufacturing, social change and technological innovation in China and Singapore : the ghost of a massless future?
Heemsbergen Luke, Daly Angela, Lu Jiajie, Birtchnell Thomas
Science, Technology and Society Vol 24, pp. 254-270 (2019)
Artificial Intelligence Governance and Ethics : Global Perspectives
Daly Angela, Hagendorff Thilo, Hui Li, Mann Monique, Marda Vidushi, Wagner Ben, Wang Wei, Witteborn Saskia
Chinese University of Hong Kong Research Paper Series Chinese University of Hong Kong Research Paper Series, Vol 2019, No. 15 (2019)

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Professional activities

Test, trace and trust: digital technologies and the COVID-19 response across the UK’s devolved nations
Co-authorship of Open Letter to Scottish Government Health Minister and Digital Health and Care Institute
Internal viva examiner
Television and New Media (Journal)
Peer reviewer
Research Data Scotland (External organisation)
High-level Conference on Democracy and Human Rights in the Digital Age: Fundamental Reflections

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