Researcher

Dr Aline Jaeckel

My Expertise

law of the sea

international environmental law 

regulation of seabed mining

environmental management of seabed mining 

ocean governance

science-law-policy interface of ocean governance

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Biography

Dr Aline Jaeckel is a Lecturer at UNSW Law and a recipient of an ARC Discovery Early Career Researcher Award (DECRA). She is also an Honorary Senior Fellow at the Australian National Centre for Ocean Resources and Security (ANCORS) at the University of Wollongong. Her work focuses on marine environmental management, ocean governance, law of the sea, and international environmental law. Aline has a particular research interest in the emerging...view more

Dr Aline Jaeckel is a Lecturer at UNSW Law and a recipient of an ARC Discovery Early Career Researcher Award (DECRA). She is also an Honorary Senior Fellow at the Australian National Centre for Ocean Resources and Security (ANCORS) at the University of Wollongong. Her work focuses on marine environmental management, ocean governance, law of the sea, and international environmental law. Aline has a particular research interest in the emerging regulation of deep seabed mineral mining and is the author of ‘The International Seabed Authority and the Precautionary Principle (Brill, 2017). Aline sits on the editorial board of Marine Policy and the advisory board to the Deep Ocean Stewardship Initiative, a global interdisciplinary network of researchers focused on science-policy engagement in ocean governance. 

Aline previously worked as a Research Fellow at Macquarie Law School, funded by the Macquarie University Research Fellowship scheme, as well as the Institute for Advanced Sustainability Studies in Potsdam, Germany, for a project on ecological parameters for deep seabed mining. Aline holds a PhD from UNSW, an LLM from Leiden University in the Netherlands, and an LLB from UWE Bristol in the UK.


My Grants

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Recipient(s)

Funding body

Funding scheme

Amount

2019-2021

Aline Jaeckel

Australian Research Council

DECRA (DE190101081)

Mining the deep oceans: ensuring compliance with international obligations

 

$364,990

2016-2019

Aline Jaeckel

Macquarie University

Macquarie University Research Fellowship (ID 9201501192)

The regulation of mineral mining in the deep oceans: ensuring environmental protection and sustainable development

 

$321,946

2015-2017

CIs: Sebastian Unger, Dr Sabine Christiansen, Stefanie Schmidt, Dr Aline Jaeckel, Katherine Houghton

German Federal Environment Agency

Competitive tender to advise the German Federal Environment Agency on ‘Ecological Safeguards for Deep Seabed Mining’

$361,475 

 


My Qualifications

PhD, UNSW, 2015

LLM, Leiden University (Netherlands), 2011

LLB, UWE Bristol (UK), 2009


My Awards

2017                  Macquarie University Faculty of Arts Early Career Researcher Prize

2017                  Finalist for the Award of Early Career Researcher of the Year (Humanities, Business and Social Sciences category), Macquarie University

2016                  Gerard J. Mangone Prize for the best contribution to the International Journal of Marine and Coastal Law in 2015 for the article ‘An Environmental Management Strategy for the International Seabed Authority? - The Legal Basis’

2016                  UNSW Faculty of Law PhD Excellence Award for outstanding results

2012-2015        UNSW, University Postgraduate Award & Faculty Top Up (full PhD scholarship)

2012-2015        New Zealand Law Foundation, Doctoral Scholarship (awarded but not taken up)


My Research Supervision


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Areas of supervision

Law of the sea

Ocean governance

International law 

Seabed mining

International environmental law


Currently supervising

Alessandra Guida, PhD, Macquarie University, 'Sustainable Development of Biotechnology’ (with Carlos Bernal-Pulido and Kirsten Davies)

Genevieve Quirk, PhD, ANCORS - University of Wollongong, ‘Regional Oceans Governance in Oceania’ (with Quentin Hanich and Clive Schofield)

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Location

Office 370, Level 3, Law Building F08

Contact

0293855625