Events

UQ Law hosts various events independently, in conjunction with UQ, industry, and corporate and government partners, to further knowledge for and about the law. 

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International Postgraduate Coursework Academic Advising Session

International Postgraduate Coursework Academic Advising Session

18 February 2019 1:00pm2:30pm
This session provides important information to assist students with course selection and with adjusting to studying postgraduate law at The University of Queensland.
Law School

Undergraduate Student Welcome

18 February 2019 11:00am1:00pm
Hear from the Dean of Law about the best strategies to succeed at law school. Your student society representatives will also be there to answer your questions and share their tips about how to make the most of your time at Law School.
Accessibility

What will the Human Rights Act 2019 do for children with disabilities in Queensland schools?

15 February 2019 5:30pm7:00pm
A free event for parents to better understand the new ‘right to education’ and complaint options.
Biology

The social, legal and regulatory challenges of synthetic biology workshop

13 February 2019 2:00pm5:00pm
This workshop will explore some of the key challenges that synthetic biology poses for national and international regulatory frameworks, and consider possible solutions.
Special Topics in Expert Evidence: Medical and Arson Cases

Special Topics in Expert Evidence: Medical and Arson Cases

12 February 2019 5:30pm7:00pm
Following up on our colloquium in 2018, this event will explore two hotly contested topics of expert evidence: arson and forensic medical evidence.
Books and tablet

Indigenous People and Legal Education: A Critical Reflection

12 February 2019 12:00pm1:00pm
In this seminar, the presenters, both of whom are Indigenous legal scholars, reflect on changes to Indigenous people’s engagement with legal education since 2005.
Forgan-Smith building

Bringing Indigenous Voices into Judicial Decision-Making

11 February 2019 9:00am5:00pm
This workshop will consider how judgments can be written so as to be inclusive of Indigenous people's voices and histories.
The December [Global] Connection

The December [Global] Connection

6 December 2018 5:30pm8:30pm
Hosted around the world in various cities, these casual events are a great opportunity to create new friendships, reignite old associations, and connect with like-minded professionals.
We the Voyagers: Life As Lata’s Crew

We the Voyagers: Life As Lata’s Crew

28 November 2018 12:30pm1:30pm
A sneak preview of Part 1 of We the Voyagers: Life As Lata’s Crew a three part (57 minutes each) documentary film series.
Law and politics in McCawley’s case

Law and politics in McCawley’s case

22 November 2018 5:15pm7:30pm
Presented by Professor Nicholas Aroney.

Expert evidence and the myth of trial safeguards: Latent fingerprint evidence, for example

15 November 2018 12:00pm1:00pm
Professor Gary Edmond, School of Law, University of New South Wales on why trial safeguards have not enabled lawyers and judges to recognise a range of issues with latent fingerprint evidence and many other types of forensic science.
Welfare conditionality

International Perspectives on Welfare Conditionality

5 November 2018 5:00pm7:00pm
Join us for an international, interdisciplinary panel discussion on welfare conditionality, and its impacts in Australia, New Zealand and the United Kingdom.
Postgraduate study week - Information night

Postgraduate study week - Information night

1 November 2018 5:30pm7:30pm
Propel your career with a postgraduate offering at UQ. Network and chat with our teams from Business, Economics, Law, Engineering, Architecture, Computing, Humanities and Social Sciences to find the right fit for you and your career goals. Complimentary refreshments will be available.
Postgraduate study week - Live chat

Postgraduate study week - Live chat

29 October 2018 4:30pm6:30pm
Join an online live chat session to speak with postgraduate study representatives.
Postgraduate study week - Live chat

Postgraduate study week - Live chat

29 October 2018 4:30pm6:30pm
Join an online live chat session to speak with postgraduate study representatives.
Legal books

Public Inquiries, Policy Learning and the Threat of Future Failure

26 October 2018 3:00pm4:30pm
Presenter: Dr Alastair Stark, School of Political Science and International Studies, The University of Queensland
Pillars

Legal Personhood in Postgenomic Times: Plasticity, Rights, and Relationality

26 October 2018 2:00pm4:00pm
Presented by Dr Sonja van Wichelen, The University of Sydney and Dr Marc De Leeuw, University of New South Wales.
Barwick

Barwick—his place in the legal pantheon

25 October 2018 5:15pm6:30pm
Presented by the Hon John Dowsett AM, President of the National Native Title Tribunal
Richard Cooper Memorial Lecture

2018 Richard Cooper Memorial Lecture

25 October 2018 4:45pm7:00pm
'The Native Title Act - the first 25 years - Old and New Challenges' presented by special guest speaker Mr. Philip Hunter, HWL Ebsworth Lawyers.
Pro Bono Centre Roster Afternoon Tea

Pro Bono Centre Roster Afternoon Tea

22 October 2018 3:30pm4:30pm
Pro Bono Centre staff and our Student Advisory Panel hosted Pro Bono Roster students at an afternoon tea to celebrate the fantastic work achieved in 2018.

HAL Alexander Christy Freeleagus Oration

19 October 2018 5:30pm8:00pm
The 2018 Clayton Utz Alexander Freeleagus Oration will be delivered by The Hon Justice Walter Sofronoff, President of the Queensland Court of Appeal.
Emeritus Professor Gabriël A. Moens

Honouring Professor Gabriël A. Moens: Liber Amicorum Book Launch

18 October 2018 5:30pm7:00pm
Colleagues and past students of Emeritus Professor Gabriël Moens are invited to attend the book launch of A Commitment to Excellence: Essays in Honour of Emeritus Professor Gabriël A. Moens.
Person meditating in field

Mindfulness in Practice with Dr James Kirby

17 October 2018 1:00pm2:00pm
Want to try mindfulness meditation but not sure where to begin? James will show you how to start and highlight the benefits of mindfulness such as reducing stress and improving concentration.
Domestic and Family Violence

Masterclass: Domestic and Family Violence and the Law

16 October 2018 9:30am11:30am
Panellists: Judge Eugene Hyman, former judge of the Superior Court of California and Professor Heather Douglas, TC Beirne School of Law

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