Louise Austin

Socio-Legal Studies, Student Rep

PhD Researcher in Socio-Legal Studies (ESRC 1+3)
Law School, University of Bristol

Start date: September 2015

Research topic: Judging Informed Consent

My PhD is titled ‘Judging Informed Consent’ and focuses on the interaction between ethics, law and regulation of informed consent to medical treatment.  In particular, it looks at ethical conceptions of autonomy and the extent to which they feature in legal and regulatory decisions on consent.

Research supervisors: Dr Oliver Quick, Professor Richard Huxtable

Professional memberships/Positions held:

Associate Teacher, Medical Law

Member of Institute of Medical Ethics Postgraduate Committee

SWDTP student representative

Email: louise.austin@bristol.ac.uk

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