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23 Sep 2020

“Skeletons in the Closet: A Challenge for Medicine, Ethics and Law” - ACHLR / HEAL Coffee with a Colleague Seminar Series

Did you know that there are probably hundreds of sets of real human bones in the cupboards of doctors and other health professionals in Australia - most initially obtained illegally overseas? As well as the ethical issues, there are legal problems - especially regarding their disposal. Anne-Maree, Jonathan and Simon will highlight the issues and suggest some potential resolutions. 

16 Sep 2020

QUT Global Law, Science and Technology Seminar Series – ‘Litigating Science: Climate Change and the Rocky Hill Mine Case’

The Rocky Hill Mine case was a landmark legal action for Australia. The Rocky Hill Mine was the first coal mine to be rejected by an Australian Court on the basis of climate change. The latest edition of our QUT Global Law, Science and Technology Seminar Series – ‘Litigating Science: Climate Change and the Rocky Hill Mine Case’ discusses the case with Elaine Johnson, head of the legal team representing the local community.

28 Aug 2020

QUT algorithm could quash Twitter abuse of women

Online abuse targeting women, including threats of harm or sexual violence, has proliferated across all social media platforms but QUT researchers have developed a statistical model to help drum it out of the Twittersphere.

18 Aug 2020

New scholarships to facilitate research on end-of-life decision making

As part of an Australian Research Council Future Fellowship project, QUT’s Australian Centre for Health Law Research is offering two new PhD scholarships to explore end-of-life decision making.