Law, Science and Technology
Events

The UQ Law, Science and Technology Program host a range of events that aim to bring together a diverse array of speakers to facilitate the analysis and synthesis of law, science and technology in a way that actively creates connections between the varieties of perspectives and concerns between law and the sciences.

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.

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.

Fabricating Trust: Trademarks, Labels, and the Legal Definition of Food Workshop

12 September 2018 2:00pm5:30pm
Fabricating Trust: Trademarks, Labels, and the Legal Definition of Food Workshop

Emerging Issues in Expert Evidence

30 August 2018 3:30pm7:00pm
An interdisciplinary colloquium, presenting emerging issues from the perspective of barristers, academics, forensic scientists, and psychologists.

Intangible Machines: A History of Patent Protection for Computer Programs

3 August 2018 12:00pm1:00pm
Professor Brad Sherman on patent law and software.

Humanitarian Arguments in Debates about International Arms Control

13 July 2018 12:00pm1:00pm
Associate Professor Rain Liivoja, TC Beirne School of Law, addresses humanitarian concerns which underpin much of contemporary arms control law.

Lethal Autonomous Robots and the Plight of the Noncombatant

14 June 2018 12:00pm1:00pm
Ronald C. Arkin, College of Computing, Georgia Institute of Technology, on the role of lethal autonomous robotic systems in warfare.
Research Seminar Series

The Gestalt of Autonomous Systems

18 May 2018 3:00pm4:30pm
Presented by Professor Thomas Burri

Reimagining IP Law

26 April 2018 6:00pm8:00pm
Presenter: Ms Jocelyn Bosse, PhD student at the TC Beirne School of Law and a former Treasurer of ALPSA
Artificial intelligence

AI 101 Session

16 March 2018 12:00pm1:00pm
Artificial intelligence (AI) 101
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
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
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.
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
Satellite

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.
Augmented reality

From Quantified Self to Quantified Other

5 June 2017 12:00pm1:00pm
Dr. Patrick C. Shih, Assistant Professor of Informatics, School of Informatics and Computing, Indiana University Bloomington.
Tea plantation

Digital India

28 April 2017 5:30pm6:30pm
Sunil Abraham, Executive Director of Centre of Internet and Society.
Big Data

Big Data and Algorithmic Control

27 April 2017 2:00pm5:00pm
Sunil Abraham, Executive Director of Centre of Internet and Society.
code

Software Patents

26 April 2017 2:00pm5:00pm
Sunil Abraham, Executive Director of Centre of Internet and Society.
Earth

Internet Governance

24 April 2017 2:00pm5:00pm
Sunil Abraham, Executive Director of Centre of Internet and Society.
Shadow information

Bringing Shadow Information Protection Practices into the Light

3 April 2017 12:00pm1:00pm
Professor Lizzie Coles-Kemp, Royal Holloway, University of London
Anonymity

The Faces and Masks of Anonymity

23 February 2017 12:00pm1:00pm
Associate Professor Kriss Ravetto-Biagioli.