Dr Gregor Urbas

Honorary Associate Professor
BA (Hons I), LLB (Hons I), PhD (Symbolic Logic), GDLP, GCHE(ANU), Admitted Legal Practitioner (ACT Supreme Court and High Court of Australia)

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Biography

Until 2013, I was a Senior Lecturer in Law at the Australian National University (ANU), and am now an Associate Professor of Law at the University of Canberra (UC). I teach in Criminal Law and Procedure, Criminal Justice, Cybercrime, Evidence and Intellectual Property courses. My UC roles include Juris Doctor (JD) Convenor. Past positions have included as a Research Analyst at the Australian Institute of Criminology (AIC), and with IP Australia and the Law Council of Australia.

ARC Discovery Project (with Tom Faunce and Lesley Ann Skillen): Detecting Fraud and Anti-Competitive Behaviour in the Australian Pharmaceutical and Medical Device Industries.

AWARDS

  • Short Term Mobility Program, Commonwealth Government funding for University of Canberra Faculty-led exchange: International Perspectives on Cybercrime, Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, Canada (2014)
  • University of Canberra Vice-Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Teaching (2013)
  • ARC Discovery Project (with Tom Faunce and Lesley Ann Skillen): Detecting Fraud and Anti-Competitive Behaviour in the Australian Pharmaceutical and Medical Device Industries (2010-12)
  • ANU College of Law Internal Grant, for research on covert online investigation of cybercrime (2010)
  • ANU College of Law Internal Grant, for research on criminal copyright enforcement (2009)
  • ANU Teaching Enhancement Grant, for production of Evidence in Context DVD (with Molly O’Brien) (2009)
  • Asian Law Institute (ASLI) Visiting Fellowship, National University of Singapore (NUS), Singapore (2008)
  • ANU – Chuo University Academic Exchange, Tokyo, Japan, researching and lecturing on cybercrime and DNA identification (2007)
  • Max Planck Institute for Foreign and International Criminal Law, Freiburg, Germany, researching transnational aspects of cybercrime (2006)
  • ANU College of Law Internal Grant, for research visit to National University of Singapore (2005)
  • American Society of Criminology (ASC), Distinguished Foreign Book Prize for R Smith, P Grabosky and G Urbas, Cyber Criminals on Trial (Cambridge University Press, 2004), Toronto, Canada (2005)
  • Alexander von Humboldt Fellowship, University of Konstanz, Germany (1993-95)
  • ARC Research Fellowship, Centre for Information Science Research, ANU, Canberra (1990-92)
  • Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Cientificas (CSIC) Research Fellowship, Madrid, Spain (1989)

Appointments

  • Associate Professor at the Faculty of Business, Government and Law, University of Canberra
  • Adjunct Associate Professor at the ANU College of Law, Australian National University
  • Adjunct Professor at the School of Criminology, Simon Fraser University, Vancouver

Please note, only a small selection of recent publications and activities are listed below.

Research biography

Books & edited collections

Current courses

Year Course code Course name
2020 LAWS1206
Class #2223
Criminal Law and Procedure
2020 LAWS6106
Class #4153
Criminal Law and Procedure
2020 LAWS6106
Class #2912
Criminal Law and Procedure

Previous courses

Year Course code Course name
2016 LAWS6207
Class #1638
Evidence

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