Professor of Digital Economy, Cardiff University

Professor Hargreaves's interests include the impact of digital communications technology on: journalism, media, intellectual property issues and the creative economy.

In 2010/2011, he led a review of intellectual property for the UK Government, published in May 2011 as Digital Opportunity: a review of intellectual property and economic growth. The recommendations of this review have been adopted as the basis of Government policy.

He is also Principal Investigator in a research project, Media, Community and the Creative Citizen, funded by the AHRC and the EPSRC under the Connected Communities programme.

Experience

  • –present
    Professor of Digital Economy, Cardiff University