- Professor Belinda Bennett
- Professor of Health Law and New Technologies
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Doctor of Juridical Science (SJD) (University of Wisconsin, Madison)
Regulation of new technologies in health care, Law and genomics, Law and robotics, Driverless cars and the law, Law and global health, ACHLR
Belinda Bennett is Professor of Health Law and New Technologies in the Faculty of Law. Prior to joining QUT in 2014 Belinda worked at Sydney Law School for many years, most recently as Professor of Health and Medical Law. At QUT Belinda is the Director of the QUT Law Lab: Technology, Regulation and Justice. She also leads the Technology, Innovation and Health program within the Australian Centre for Health Law Research.
Belinda was the Chair of the NHMRC Embryo Research Licensing Committee during the 2012-15 triennium. She has been a Community Member of the Medical Board of Australia.
Belinda has published extensively on a wide range of health law issues. Her current research interests include:
• automation and the law;
• law and robotics;
• legal aspects of driverless cars;
• regulation of assisted reproductive technologies;
• legal and ethical issues in genomics;
• regulation of health practitioners; and
• global health governance of infectious diseases.
Belinda has been a Visiting Scholar at the Petrie Flom Center for Health Law Policy, Biotechnology and Bioethics at Harvard Law School and a Plumer Visiting Research Fellow at St Anne’s College, Oxford.
Belinda is the Deputy Editor of the Journal of Law and Medicine, and a member of the International Editorial Board for the International Journal of Law in Context, and the Editorial Board for the Journal of Law and the Biosciences. Belinda is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.
- Jowett S, Dallaston E, Bennett B, (2020) Genomic Research and Data-Sharing: Time to Revisit Australian Laws?, The University of Queensland Law Journal p341-369
- Stobbs N, Bennett B, Freckelton I, (2020) Compassion, law and COVID-19, Journal of Law and Medicine p865-876
- Bennett B, Daly A, (2020) Recognising rights for robots: Can we? Will we? Should we?, Law, Innovation and Technology p60-80
- Bennett B, Davies S, (2019) Looking to the future: Gender, health and international law, Research Handbook on Feminist Engagement with International Law p323-337
- Bennett B, (2019) Technology, ageing and human rights: Challenges for an ageing world, International Journal of Law and Psychiatry p1-7
- Bennett B, Cohen I, Davies S, Gostin L, Hill P, Mankad A, Phelan A, (2018) Future-proofing global health: Governance of priorities, Global Public Health p519-527
- Bennett B, McDonald F, Beattie E, Carney T, Freckelton I, White B, Willmott L, (2017) Assistive technologies for people with dementia: ethical considerations, Bulletin of the World Health Organization p749-755
- Bennett B, Carney T, (2017) Public health emergencies of international concern: Global, regional, and local responses to risk, Medical Law Review p223-239
- Freeman M, Hawkes S, Bennett B, (2014) Law and Global Health, Oxford University Press
For more publications by this staff member, visit QUT ePrints, the University's research repository.
- Legal Adaptability to Disruptive Technology: A Case Study of Australian Law In Relation to Harm and Automated Vehicles
PhD, Associate Supervisor
Other supervisors: Professor Kieran Tranter
- Legal responses to the data driven challenges presented by connected and automated vehicles (CAVs)
PhD, Mentoring Supervisor
Other supervisors: Associate Professor Mark Burdon
- The Australian Privacy Regime's Role in the Creation of Trustworthy Machine Learning Health
PhD, Principal Supervisor
Other supervisors: Associate Professor Mark Burdon, Dr Steph Jowett
- Vaccine hesitancy in Australia: devising an ethical policy that promotes adult vaccination
PhD, Mentoring Supervisor
Other supervisors: Associate Professor Andrew McGee