ANU College of Law faculty are world-leading scholars whose research is at the cutting edge of Law and Technology. Our research aims to solve real-world issues, enrich international scholarship, influence policymaking and improve the law’s application of technology.

We offer an unrivalled range of professional development courses and postgraduate programs taught by international experts. We also host events that guide national discussions and shape policy, produce outstanding scholarship, provide expertise to journalists, and more.

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Model legal regulation of AI in the public sector

Dr Will Bateman (Chief Investigator)

Artificial Intelligence, Automation

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Monetary law: Private, constitutional and international law

Dr Will Bateman (Chief Investigator)

International Law, Private Law

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Center for Space Situational Awareness Research

Dr Cassandra Steer

Space law, Data Analysis, Orbital Tracking

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Algorithm as fact: Judicial review of the transparency of algorithms in government decision-making

Dr Daniel Stewart

Public law, Artificial Intelligence, Automation

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Rule as code: The use of machine learning as delegated legislation

Dr Daniel Stewart

Public law, Artificial Intelligence, Automation

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Humanising Machine Intelligence Project

Dr Will Bateman (Chief Investigator), Dr Damian Clifford

Data Privacy/Protection, Consumer Protection, Artificial Intelligence, Automation, Fair Machine Learning

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Consent and consumer manipulation: Principles and rules for a fairer platform economy

Dr Damian Clifford

Data Privacy/Protection, Consumer Protection

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Fairness and the general data protection regulation: Operationalising fairness in data protection impact assessments

Dr Damian Clifford

Data Privacy/Protection, Fairness Principle, Data Protection Impact Assessments

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Regulatory insights on artificial intelligence: Research for policy

Associate Professor Jolyon Ford; Dr Will Bateman; Scott Chamberlain; Dr Philippa Ryan; Dr Dilan Thampapillai; Professor Sally Wheeler OBE; Professor Mark Findlay

Public law, Private Law, International Law, Artificial Intelligence

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Asia dialogue on governance of responsible artificial intelligence

Associate Professor Jolyon Ford

Public law, Private Law, International Law, Artificial Intelligence

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An integrated defence system to protect Australia from catastrophic bushfires

Dr Philippa Ryan, Dr Roslyn Prinsley, Dr Andrew Tridgell OAM, Dr Marta Yebra

Information and Communications Technology, Environmental and Natural Resources Law, Emerging Technologies

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Green gas: Law and policy for renewable gas – A comparative study of models for guarantees of origin and incentives using blockchain

Dr Philippa Ryan; Dr James Prest

Law, Renewable Energy, Energy Transformations, Environmental Policy, Legislation and Standards

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Regulation and Accountability in the Digital Age (Routledge, 2021)

Dr Philippa Ryan; Dr Aaron Lane (RMIT University)

Law, Data Privacy/Protection

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Chapter: ‘Third party liability for the misuse of personal data and digital assets’ in [title TBC] (Edward Elgar, 2020)

Dr Philippa Ryan; scholars from ANU College of Law and Singapore Management University Law School

Law, Data Privacy/Protection

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ANU College of Law faculty are world-leading scholars whose research is at the cutting edge of Law and Technology. Our research aims to solve real-world issues, enrich international scholarship, influence policymaking and improve the law’s application of technology.

We offer an unrivalled range of professional development courses and postgraduate programs taught by international experts. We also host events that guide national discussions and shape policy, produce outstanding scholarship, provide expertise to journalists, and more.

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In the media

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Friday 31 July 2020

So, why the sudden rush to visit Mars?

Cassandra Steer writes in The Canberra Times
Research theme: International Law, Law and Technology

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Tuesday 23 June 2020

China's cyber attacks against Australia should be of great concern

Clive Williams writes in The Canberra Times
Research theme: International Law, Law and Technology, Military & Security Law

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Wednesday 3 June 2020

SpaceX's launch will provide Australia's space industry more room to fly

Cassandra Steer cited in The Daily: 2SER
Research theme: International Law, Law and Technology, Military & Security Law

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