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ICODR Podcast 24: Dr. Fahimeh Abedi on law and artificial intelligence

In this episode of the ICODR podcast, Ian speaks with Dr. Fahimeh Abedi, Research Fellow at the Centre for AI and Digital Ethics (CAIDE) at the University of Melbourne. With a strong research background spanning over 10 years, Fahimeh has focussed her work on exploring the intersection of law and artificial intelligence.

She holds a PhD from Victoria University, Melbourne; and an LLM from the National University of Malaysia.

Currently, Fahimeh is engaged in the Ninian Stephen Law Program: New Legal Thinking for Emerging Technologies project that focuses on addressing the complex legal and ethical challenges posed by emerging technologies specifically for lawyers in Australia. In addition, Fahimeh is a chief investigator in the development of resilient legal advice for cyber and critical technologies in Vietnam as part of a project with Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT).

She is also a chief investigator for a research project titled “Measuring and Evaluating Sustainability-SDG 5 – Gender Equality to Empower Victorian Indigenous Women’s Ownership of Agricultural Land” that aims to empower indigenous women in Victoria by promoting gender equality and fostering their ownership of agricultural land.

Learn more about Fahimeh here:


Ian MacDuff

Ian is Teaching Fellow, Centre for ICT Law at Auckland Law School. He was, until June 2016, Associate Professor of Law and Director of the Dispute Resolution Initiative at Singapore Management University. He previously taught at Victoria University of Wellington for a number of years. He has been a practising… MORE

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