Distinguished Professor Dianne Nicol

Distinguished Professor Dianne Nicol


Professor of Law
University of Tasmania
Elected in 2020
Citation on election

Dianne Nicol is a Distinguished Professor of Law and Director of the Centre for Law and Genetics at the University of Tasmania, and a fellow of the Australian Academy of Law. Her research intersects law, ethics, health and medicine. She has postgraduate qualifications in science and law and uses this expertise in her research.

Distinguished Professor Nicol’s contributions to health and medicine are recognised in national policy arenas, through such appointments as Chair, NHMRC Embryo Research Licensing Committee; member, Mitochondrial Donation Expert Working Committee; member, Genomics Mission Expert Advisory Committee; and member, Australian Advisory Council on Medicinal Use of Cannabis.

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