Research projects

Research projects

As Australia's national law school, we provide national research leadership on the most important legal, regulatory and governance challenges facing Australia, the Asia-Pacific region and the world.

Current projects include:


Australia and New Zealand Mutual Recognition of Professional Qualifications (MRPQ) Qualitative Research Project


Commercial and Contract Law; Law Reform

Anne McNaughton

Leveraging Power and Influence on the UN Security Council: The Role of Elected Members

International Law; Human Rights and Justice Issues 

Associate Professor Jeremy Farrall; Associate Professor Christopher Michaelsen; Associate Professor Jochen Prantl; Dr Jeni Whalan

Northern Australian Beef Industry Situation Analysis


Environmental and Natural Resources Law; Legislation, Civil and Criminal Codes

Professor Andrew MacintoshAssociate Professor Amelia Simpson; Michael Tarlowski

Realising the Sustainable Development Goals: the Role of Responsible Business


Human Rights Law, Access to Justice, Corporate Governance and Stakeholder Engagement, Justice and the Law, International Aid and Development

Associate Professor Jolyon Ford

Responsive Regulation of Religious Slaughter of Live Export and Domestic Animals Access to Justice, Law and Society, Humane Animal Treatment

Associate Professor Alex Bruce; Associate Professor Joshua Neoh

Ripple University Blockchain Research Initiative


Legal Practice, Lawyering and the Legal Profession; Emerging Technologies

Scott Chamberlain

Security Vetting in Australia – An unmapped terrain


Administrative Law


Dr Dominique Dalla Pozza; Professor Kim Rubenstein

Sports Integrity Taskforce


Integrity and Corruption in Sport

Associate Professor Kath Hall; Dr Adam Masters

The Ideal Judge

Legal Institutions (incl. Courts and Justice Systems); Legal Practice, Lawyering and the Legal Profession; Law and Society; Legal Processes; Gender and Sexualities


Associate Professor Heather Roberts


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