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Dr Steph Jowett
Faculty of Law,
Law School
Discipline *
Law, Public Health and Health Services
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PhD (Queensland University of Technology), Bachelor of Laws - Second Class Honours - Division A (Queensland University of Technology)

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Steph is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.


ACHLR, children's consent, health and medical law, medical ethics, trans and gender diverse youth, legal barriers to accessing healthcare, coronial determinations of suicide

* Field of Research code, Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification (ANZSRC), 2008


Steph Jowett commenced with the School of Law in 2020. Steph is engaged in research that spans a range of socio-legal issues, predominately focusing on the intersection of children’s health and law. Her doctoral research examines legal barriers to consent for medical treatment of trans and gender diverse youth.

Steph’s research interests include:

  • consent for medical treatment of young people
  • access to healthcare for trans and gender diverse youth
  • adolescent decision-making capacity and the law
  • consent for involvement of children in health research
  • coronial determinations of suicide
  • genomic data-sharing
  • health law.

Steph graduated from QUT in 2013 with a Bachelor of Laws and was awarded her doctorate from the School of Law at QUT in 2020. She was made a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy in 2020.

This information has been contributed by Dr Steph Jowett.


This information has been contributed by Dr Steph Jowett.


For more publications by this staff member, visit QUT ePrints, the University's research repository.