Impact and engagement
Research impact and engagement

Research by ANU Law scholars influences public policy, inspires law reform and social justice initiatives, and addresses contemporary legal, social and political challenges in Australia, the Asia-Pacific region and around the world. Some recent examples of our research impact and engagement are listed below.

Cases and commentary (Australia)

Cases and commentary (International)

Government inquiries, submissions and reports

International institutions


  • Northern Australian Beef Industry Situation Analysis, 2019: Professor Andrew Macintosh and Associate Professor Amelia Simpson worked with researchers from the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) to deliver a report on the Northern Australian Beef Industry Situation.
  • Institute for Security Studies (ISS) Africa: Since 2008, Professor Jolyon Ford has been the senior research consultant to ISS, an African organisation that enhances human security by providing research, policy advice and capacity building.

Media engagement

ANU College of Law scholars provide expert analysis, commentary and opinions on a range of current issues. Visit our In the Media page to see examples of recent media engagement.