Dr Lachlan D. Urquhart is lecturer in Technology Law at the University of Edinburgh. He is also a visiting researcher at the Horizon Digital Economy Research Institute, where he was a Research Fellow in Information Technology Law from 2016-2018. He is a multidisciplinary researcher, having degrees in both law [LL.B (Edin); LL.M IT & Telecoms Law (Strath)] & computer science [Ph.D (Nott)].
He primarily works at the boundaries of computer science (human-computer interaction), information technology law, and computer ethics. He focuses extensively on the technical, legal, sociological, and ethical implications of living with interactive computing (e.g. Ubicomp/Internet of Things, robotics, smart homes & cities, social media etc.). He often collaborates with researchers from different disciplines, ranging from architecture and criminology to art and media studies.
Urquhart, L. (2018). Exploring Cybersecurity and Cybercrime: Threats and Legal Responses. In Edwards, L. (eds.) Policy and the Internet. Hart Publishing.
Urquhart, L., & McAuley, D. (2018). Avoiding the Internet of Insecure Industrial Things. Computer Law & Security Review, 34(2), 450-466. doi:doi.org/10.1016/j.clsr.2017.12.004
Urquhart, L., Jäger, N., & Schnädelbach, H. (2018). Adaptive Architecture: Regulating Human Building Interaction, BILETA Conference 2018, 9-10 April 2018, Aberdeen, UK. *Won Taylor & Francis Prize for Best Paper* Preprint at https://ssrn.com/abstract=3161332