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Gendered impacts during the COVID-19 pandemic

In this fifth seminar of our 2022 series, co-hosted with the Australian Centre for Health Law Research (ACHLR), Professor Sara Davies discussed how gender roles determined women’s risk exposure. These findings demonstrate an urgent need to introduce crisis response measures that differentiate the gendered social and economic impacts…

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The Law and Science of Technologies of Human Milk

In the third seminar of our QUT Global Law, Science and Technology Seminar Series, Professor Mathilde Cohen provided insight into the argument that human milk itself has become a “technology.” Abstract: Legal scholar Kara Swanson has argued that with the emergence of human milk banking in the 1910s,…

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Health Technology and Big Data: Is ethical debt inevitable?

In the first seminar of our QUT Global Law, Science and Technology Seminar Series, co-hosted by the Australian Centre for Health Law Research (ACHLR), Associate Professor Bernadette Richards explored the challenges of trustworthy data governance. Abstract: Technology is empowering advances in healthcare, extending beyond the clinical interface to the…

Wills formalities in the 21st century – Promoting testamentary intention in the face of societal change and advancements in technology

In our fifth QUT Global Law, Science and Technology seminar series for 2021, co-hosted by the Australian Centre for Health Law Research (ACHLR), Professor Bridget Crawford investigated the purposes of traditional will-making requirements and their continued vitality in the context of remotely witnessed wills. Abstract The COVID-19 global…

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Autonomy, Vulnerability, and Medical Assistance in Dying (MAiD)

In the third seminar of our QUT Global Law, Science and Technology series for 2021, co-hosted by the Australian Centre for Health Law Research (ACHLR), Professor Margaret Isabel Hall (Adjunct Professor, ACHLR) looked critically at the problematic construction and application of “autonomy” and “vulnerability” and considered the difference…