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. Recently, she has been...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. Recently, she has been working on legal issues associated with the use of “artificial intelligence” technologies, the appropriate legal framework for enhancing cyber security and oversight for law enforcement intelligence. Lyria is a member of the editorial boards for Law in Context, Technology and Regulation and Law, Technology and Humans, has led the UNSW Grand Challenge on “Living with 21st Century Technology”, and is the NSW co-ordinator for the Australian chapter of the IEEE Society for the Social Implications of Technology.


My Grants

Cyber Security CRC

Post-doctoral fellowship (for Dr Heejin Kim)

Data to Decisions CRC

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

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

UNSW Law Dean's Leadership Award (2018)

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 Research Supervision


Areas of supervision

Law and technology


Currently supervising

Seiko Yamamoto, The Impact of Different Conceptions of Human Dignity on How the Creation, Use and Destruction of Human Embryos in Stem Cell Research is Regulated in the UK, France, Germany and Japan

Daniel Cater, Data to Decisions CRC PhD Scholarship, Data Privacy and National Security Powers: The theoretical and practical impact of citizenship and location

John Fitzgerald, Drawing and counting legislation - will it help?

Alexandre Fleck, What is the interaction among law, social movements, and social media - a case study on the #NeverAgain movement on gun control

Clare Daniel, Design of smart planning evaluation systems

 


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, Technology and Regulation

Member of Editorial Board, Law, Technology and Humans

Member of International Editorial Board, Law in Context

Member, Australian Academy of Forensic Sciences

Member, Medico-Legal Society of New South Wales

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Location

Room 303
Level 3 (South East side)
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

+61-2-9161 8623
+61 2 9385 1175