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researcher

Mark Van Hoorebeek

Senior Lecturer

Faculty/Dept/School School of Law
(Faculty of Management, Law and Social Sciences)
Emailm.vanhoorebeek@bradford.ac.uk
Telephone +441274 236780

Biography

Mark possesses a biotechnology and genetics background, having taken a first degree in Biotechnology and Microbiology at the University of Sheffield. After government employment in this sector (MAFF/DEFRA), he continued his studies into the field of law, studying and later teaching at the University of Sheffield. Mark achieved a PhD award in the area of intellectual property and the public private divide and has also completed a Post Graduate Certificate in Management and Leadership in Higher Education. Mark has experience in the full range of university provision from the design, to the delivery and end stage examination at Undergraduate, Masters and Doctoral level and has also led executive education and programme creation initiatives; most recently a new professionally accredited Masters level Architectural and Construction MBA course. He has a wide range of research interests gathered round a common theme of innovation, intellectual property and commercialisation which includes sustainability in building design, nanotechnology and open source technologies. Mark has secured a number of grants in the areas of learning and teaching, specifically in regard to the engagement with business. Mark possesses a biotechnology and genetics background, having taken a first degree in Biotechnology and Microbiology at the University of Sheffield. After government employment in this sector (MAFF/DEFRA), he continued his studies into the field of law, studying and later teaching at the University of Sheffield. Mark achieved a PhD award in the area of intellectual property and the public private divide and has also completed a Post Graduate Certificate in Management and Leadership in Higher Education. Mark has experience in the full range of university provision from the design, to the delivery and end stage examination at Undergraduate, Masters and Doctoral level and has also led executive education and programme creation initiatives; most recently a new professionally accredited Masters level Architectural and Construction MBA course. He has a wide range of research interests gathered round a common theme of innovation, intellectual property and commercialisation which includes sustainability in building design, nanotechnology and open source technologies. Mark has secured a number of grants in the areas of learning and teaching, specifically in regard to the engagement with business.

Teaching

Teaching highlights

Nominated for Best Lecturer and Best Project Supervisor at the 2019 Students' Union leadership awards

Teaching interests

Intellectual Property Law
Cyberlaw/Internet Law
Regulatory Theory and Practice
Commercial Dispute Resolution
Legal Sources and Institutions
Administrative Law