- Established the UNSW Law Initiative for Biolegality, focused on the co-constitution and circularity between law and the biosciences.
- The aim of the UNSW Law Initiative for Biolegality is to set up a dialogue between bioscientists and legal scholars to examine the bio-legal implications and social-political impact of biotechnology in the 21st century.
- A new Book Series Biolegality / Palgrave MacMillan (ongoing)
- An edited book Personhood in the Age of Biolegality/ Palgrave MacMillan (2019)
- A monograph Biolegality: A Critical Intervention / Palgrave MacMillan (forthcoming 2020)
Capabilities and facilities
- Allens Hub for Technology, Law and Innovation
- The Kirby Institute
- All biosciences and biotechnological fields are represented but in particular reproductive technologies, neuroscience, personalised medicine, human and plant genetics, forensic sciences
- Topics are, among others, the legal status and implications of genetic engineering, human DNA, mitochondrial replacement technology, personalized medicine, CRISPR- Cas9, genetic population research, biosecurity, GMO, LMO, and the bio-legal politics of pate