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Professor Lyria Bennett Moses

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Lyria is Director of the Allens Hub for Technology, Law and Innovation and a Professor in the Faculty of Law and Justice at UNSW Sydney. She is also co-lead of the Law and Policy theme in the Cyber Security Cooperative Research Centre. Lyria's research explores issues around the relationship between technology and law, including the types of legal issues that arise as technology changes, how these issues are addressed in Australia and other jurisdictions, and the problems of treating “technology” as an object of regulation. Recently, she has been working on legal and policy issues associated with the use of artificial intelligence (with a book co-authored with Dr Michael Guihot and published by LexisNexis on Artificial Intelligence, Robots and the Law and ongoing work on standards through Standards Australia and IEEE), the appropriate legal framework for enhancing cyber security (through the Cyber Security Cooperative Research Centre), and oversight for law enforcement intelligence (Canadian SSHRC partnership grant). Lyria is a member of the editorial boards for Technology and Regulation; Law, Technology and Humans; Journal of Cross-Disciplinary Research in Computational Law; and Law in Context. She is on the NSW Information and Privacy Advisory Committee, the Executive Committee of the Australian Chapter of the IEEE’s Society for the Social Implications of Technology, and is a Fellow of the Australian Academy of Law.

Research activities

Co-lead of the Law and Policy theme in the Cyber Security Cooperative Research Centre: Developing a program of research exploring how law and policy can enhance cyber security practice.

Exploring a range of issues associated with automation of government decision-making and "rules as code" practices.

Comparative research on oversight of law enforcement intelligence.