This page lists events hosted by UQ Law or events hosted by organisations with which we have an affiliation. 

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Current Legal Issues is a high-profile series of seminars on contemporary legal issues. Each seminar has been accredited for CPD purposes by the Queensland Bar Association and Queensland Law Society.
CRISPR Gene Editing Technologies

CRISPR Gene Editing Technologies: The legal, ethical, and social implications Colloquium

18 September 2017 5:00pm7:00pm
Professor Jimmy Botella, School of Agriculture, the University of Queensland, Assistant Professor Ben Hurlbut, School of Life Sciences, Arizona State University, and Associate Professor Ainsley Newson, Centre for Values, Ethics and the Law in Medicine, University of Sydney
Organised Crime and Corruption Forum

Organised Crime and Corruption Forum

18 September 2017 2:00pm21 September 2017 5:00pm
This four day event comprising public lectures, panel discussions and roundtable workshops explores a range of challenging issues concerning organised crime and corruption.
Forensic evidence

Evidence-based evidence: Measuring competence in forensic science

15 September 2017 12:00pm1:00pm
Associate Professor Jason Tangen, School of Psychology, The University of Queensland
Civil Liability

Apportioning Civil Liability

15 September 2017 9:00am5:15pm
Round-table symposium on how private law systems address the apportionment of civil liabilities between multiple parties responsible for the same harm.
TC Beirne School of Law

Academic fraud - scholarly misconduct and the integrity crisis

6 September 2017 4:00pm5:00pm
The TC Beirne School of Law invites you to join us for a presentation by Professor Ian Freckelton QC to explore integrity in the scholarly environment.
Research Seminar Series

Reflections on the Miller Case

1 September 2017 3:00pm4:00pm
Presenter: Associate Professor Nick Barber, Fellow of Trinity College at Oxford University
Richard Cooper Lecture

2017 Richard Cooper Memorial Lecture

31 August 2017 5:30pm7:30pm
Maritime Liens and Priorities in Canada presented by special guest speaker Mr Justice Harrington.
Tobacco and the WTO

Tobacco and the WTO

29 August 2017 5:30pm8:00pm
The Australian Legal Philosophy Students' Association and the UQ Law, Science and Technology program are pleased to host the third seminar of 2017. We will be joined by Professor Mark Davison, who will discuss the nature of 'rights' under international trademark law.
Co-curricular program

Law, Policy and Governance Panel

28 August 2017 2:30pm3:30pm
First Year students are invited to this Co-curricular Program event.
Selden Society Lectures

Justices of the High Court of Australia—Justice Mary Gaudron, presented by the Hon Justice Roslyn Atkinson AO

24 August 2017 5:15pm7:00pm
Justice Atkinson will discuss the life and career of Justice Mary Gaudron—Australia’s first woman appointed a justice of the High Court of Australia, serving as one of its most influential members for 16 years.

Alumni Luncheon Series

24 August 2017 12:30pm1:30pm
Presenter: Ms Erin Feros, partner at Allens><Linklaters.


23 August 2017 12:00pm3:00pm
Free, exclusive first-year welcome event for students

Law School Parent Open House

22 August 2017 5:30pm7:30pm
Current parents of law students are invited to experience law school.
Pro Bono Centre

Pro Bono Centre Information Session

15 August 2017 12:00pm1:00pm
All law students are invited to attend an hour information session to learn about doing pro bono work through the UQ Pro Bono Centre.
International Student Lunch

International Student Lunch

14 August 2017 12:00pm1:00pm
Join fellow international students at this friendly and informal lunch.
Australian Centre for Private Law Seminars

Form and Substance in Equity

10 August 2017 12:00pm1:00pm
Presenter: Professor Ben McFarlane, Faculty of Law, University College, London

A Day in the Life of... Law

10 August 2017 12:00pm1:30pm
Connect with a panel of young professionals about their career and experience of transitioning to work after graduating.
UQ Law, Science and Technology

Heteromation and Other Stories of Computing and Capitalism

9 August 2017 12:00pm1:00pm
Professor Hamid Ekbia, School of Informatics and Computing, Indiana University Bloomington

Career Readiness Event for Law Students

8 August 2017 12:30pm1:30pm
Career Readiness: Get ahead from the start.
‘Coherence’ in Australian Law: A Review of the High Court’s Approach

‘Coherence’ in Australian Law: A Review of the High Court’s Approach

4 August 2017 12:30pm1:30pm
Presenter: Andrew Fell, PhD Candidate, TC Beirne School of Law

Alumni Luncheon Series

2 August 2017 12:00pm1:00pm
Presenter: Mr Shen Chow
Reimagining the Governance of Genetic Resources and Intellectual Property for Agriculture and Food Security in Asia

Reimagining the Governance of Genetic Resources and Intellectual Property for Agriculture and Food Security in Asia

2 August 2017 9:00am3 August 2017 5:00pm
Dr Kamalesh Adhikari and David Jefferson, workshop co-convenors.

UQ Law, Science, and Technology Program Career Panel

31 July 2017 4:00pm5:00pm
The UQ Law, Science and Technology Program in the TC Beirne School of Law is hosting a Career Panel aimed at law students with an interest in science and technology.