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Our experts lead at the forefront of technology law research, creating real-world solutions to modern problems.

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Contribute to knowledge in your area of passion with a PhD or Master of Philosophy.

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We work on a diverse range of research projects, funded by major grants and through industry collaboration.

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Research expertise


We aim to understand crime and promote social democracy. Our researchers lead criminology in the global south.

QUT Centre for Justice


We conduct innovative research at the intersection of law, health, ethics, and policy. Our end-of-life law research is shaping national reform.

Australian Centre for Health Law Research


Technology impacts all aspects of our lives, but our laws have been slow to keep up. We are working to protect people's rights in the digital age.

QUT Law Lab

Intellectual property

We explore the regulation of intellectual property and innovation, and play a critical role in shaping public policy.

Intellectual Property and Innovation Law Program


Our researchers address global challenges and bring an Australian perspective to issues of social, economic and political importance.

International Law and Global Governance Program


We are reforming legal and regulatory frameworks in the commercial and property law sector through high-impact applied research.

Commercial and Property Law Research Centre

Journals we publish

The International Journal for Crime, Justice and Social Democracy is an open access, blind peer reviewed journal. We publish critical research about challenges confronting criminal justice systems around the world.

International Journal for Crime, Justice and Social Democracy

Law, Technology and Humans is a new international, open access, peer-reviewed journal for original, innovative research concerned with the human and humanity of law and technology.

Law, Technology and Humans

News, events and social media

Keep up to date with all the latest from our researchers.

9 Sep 2019

Declaring bankruptcy: a fresh start or downward spiral?

As household debt skyrockets, what laws are in place to protect and assist? Are they adequate? QUT Faculty of Law Senior Lecturer and award winning researcher, Nicola Howell investigates.

3 Jun 2019

Floating cities for ‘climate refugees’ … or tourists & tech giants?

Would you want to live on a floating city to escape rising sea levels driven by climate change?  Or maybe you’d contemplate moving to one as a tax haven or just visiting for a holiday?

14 November

ACHLR 7th Annual Public Oration - Digital Health, Citizens and Commercialisation

When: 5:30pm - 7:30pm 14th November

Where: Room Three Sixty, QUT, Gardens Point Campus

30 October

'The Ethics of Artificial Intelligence: Moral Machines' Public Lecture

When: 5:30pm - 7:30pm 30th October

Where: OJW, Level 12, S Block, QUT, Gardens Point Campus

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