Dr Rachel Hews

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Faculty of Business & Law,
School of Law


Personal details

Positions

Course Coordinator
Faculty of Business & Law,
School of Law
Lecturer
Faculty of Business & Law,
School of Law

Keywords

design thinking, legal design, legal education, student engagement, future of work, legal futures, future law technologies

Discipline

Law

Field of Research code, Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification (ANZSRC), 2008

Qualifications

  • PhD (Queensland University of Technology)
  • GradDipEd (Queensland University of Technology)
  • LLB(Hons) (Bond University)
  • BComm (Bond University)
  • DipPolicing (Australian Federal Police College)
  • SFHEA (Other)
  • Cert IV in Training & Assessment (Other)
  • Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Queensland (Other)

Teaching

Higher Education Academy: Senior Fellow SFHEA Course Coordination: LW78 Graduate Certificate in Future Law Technologies Current Teaching


  • LLB251 Law and Design Thinking
  • LWN712 Legal Design Online

Teaching Awards


  • 2021 Women in Law Awards Academic of the Year Finalist: for women influencing the legal profession in Australia through excellence, displaying key leadership qualities, and providing a role model for future female leaders.
  • 2021 Australian Law Awards Academic of the Year Finalist: for effectively shaping legal undergraduate students, instilling a passion for the law, professional excellence and expertise.
  • 2020 WLAQ Inspo List, Academic - Rachel Hews: for women who have inspired - Women Lawyers Association Qld
  • 2020 Vice-Chancellor's Awards for Excellence Nominee: for the design and implementation of innovative, future-focused programmes in Law and Design Thinking, that equip law students and lawyers for the future of work.
  • 2019 Vice-Chancellor's Awards for Excellence Nominee: for innovation and creative practice in Law and Design Thinking.
  • 2019 Vice-Chancellor's Awards for Excellence Nominee (team): for excellence in contribution to student learning and research in the LLB Minor in Law, Technology and Innovation.
  • 2015 Vice-Chancellor's Awards for Excellence Nominee (team): for leading, guiding and supporting junior sessional academics (Sessional Academic Success program).
  • 2013 Vice-Chancellor's Performance Fund Award Winner: for sustained high level achievement in fostering respect and support for the development of students

Publications

QUT ePrints

For more publications by Rachel, explore their research in QUT ePrints (our digital repository).

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Awards

Supervision