Researcher

Professor Lyria Bennett Moses

My Expertise

Law and technological change, legal and policy issues for big data, legal and policy issues for data and data analytics for law enforcement and national security

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Biography

Lyria is Director of the Allens Hub for Technology, Law and Innovation and a Professor in the Faculty of Law at UNSW Sydney. 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. Lyria has been a Key...view more

Lyria is Director of the Allens Hub for Technology, Law and Innovation and a Professor in the Faculty of Law at UNSW Sydney. 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. Lyria has been a Key Researcher and Project Leader on the Data to Decisions CRC, exploring legal and policy issues surrounding the use of data and data analytics for defence, national security and law enforcement. She is a member of the Editorial Board for Technology and Regulation, Law, Technology and Humans, and the Property Law Review. Lyria is also Co-Chair of the Young Leadership Dialogue and Lead of the UNSW Grand Challenge on “Living with 21st Century Technology”.


My Grants

Data to Decisions CRC

Project D. Articulating law and policy principles for guiding Big Data usage for defence, national security and law enforcement purposes (current)

Project B4. Practical perspectives on a balanced, enabling regulatory framework for data-based decision-support technologies used by law enforcement and national security in Australia (complete)

Project B2. Practical perspectives on a balanced, enabling regulatory framework for data-based decision-support technologies used by law enforcement and national security in Australia: Information sharing and the NCIS (complete)

Project A: Designing a balanced, enabling regulatory framework for data-based decision-support technologies used by law enforcement and national security in Australia (complete)

Big Data and National Security: Comparative International Perspectives on Strategy, Policy and Law (complete)

Partnership Development Grant (SSHRC Canada)

Conceptions of Intelligence: Building a Cross National Comparative Analysis of Practices and Frameworks for Policing (current)

PLUS Alliance

PLuS Alliance Grant: The United Nations Sustainable Development Goals: A Knowledge-­to-­‐ Action Framework for Implementation and Evaluation (complete)

UNSW

UNSW SEF Aligning learning, assessment and technology: trialling use of computers by students to complete examinations (complete)

UNSW Goldstar Adapting Law to New Technology (complete)

UNSW FRG Internet Content Regulation (complete)

UNSW ECR Virtual Worlds (complete)

 


My Qualifications

LLB (UNSW)

BSc Hons 1 (UNSW)

LLM (Columbia)

JSD (Columbia)

Grad Dip Legal Practice (College of Law)


My Awards

Data to Decisions CRC - CEO's Award (2017) and Team Collaboration Award (2016)

Australian Academy of Law Essay Prize (shared 2016)

UNSW Goldstar (2013)

Equal first place, Graduate Student Paper Competition, International Association of Science, Technology and Society (IALTS) (2007)

University Medal in Pure Mathematics (1999)


My Engagement

Director, Allens Hub for Technology, Law and Innovation

Lead, Grand Challenge on Living with 21st Century Technology

NSW Co-ordinator and Past Chair, IEEE Society on the Social Implications of Technology (SSIT), Australia Chapter

Member of Editorial Board, Property Law Review

Member, Australian Academy of Forensic Sciences

Member, Medico-Legal Society of New South Wales

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Location

Room 133
Centres Precinct - Level 1
The Law Building (F8)
University of New South Wales
UNSW Kensington Campus
Sydney NSW 2052
Australia
(Access via Gate 2 off High Street)

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Contact

+ 61 2 9385 2254
+61 2 9385 1175