Researcher biography

Dr Eve Massingham is a Senior Research Fellow at the TC Beirne School of Law, The University of Queensland. Eve's current research focuses on the legal challenges connected with the defence and security applications of science and technology, with a particular focus on the impact of autonomous systems. Her broader research and teaching interests are in the law of armed conflict and international law on the use of force and she has published a number of book chapters and articles on these topics. She is the co-editor of a forthcoming publication by Routledge on the obligation to ensure respect for international humanitarian law. Prior to joining the University of Queensland, Eve worked for the International Red Cross and Red Cross Movement for ten years, including as the International Committee of the Red Cross' Regional Legal Adviser for East Africa and as an International Humanitarian Law officer for Australian Red Cross. She began her career at (then) Freehills and was an Associate to Justice Collier at the Federal Court of Australia. Eve has also served as an Australian Army Reserve Officer.