Professor Graeme Laurie
Graeme Laurie is Professorial Fellow in the School of Law at the University of Edinburgh and Founding Director of the JK Mason Institute for Medicine, Life Sciences and the Law. He held the Chair of Medical Jurisprudence from 2005-2019. Currently, he is the Editor-in-Chief of the Asian Bioethics Review and Principal Investigator of a Wellcome Trust Senior Investigator Award for a project entitled Confronting the Liminal Spaces of Health Research Regulation. This is a £1 million, five-year, interdisciplinary project running from October 2014 until March 2021. He is also a member of the Centre for Biomedicine, Self and Society, also funded by Wellcome to over £1 million, which is in interdisciplinary initiative to examine social science, legal and ethical contributions to biomedicine and novel partnerships in the co-production of biomedical knowledge and innovation.
Graeme Laurie served as the Director of Research for the School of Law (2011-2014). He previously held the role of PI and Director of the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) Research Centre for Studies in Intellectual Property and Technology Law - also known as SCRIPT - from 2007-2011 until he took up the position of Director of Research. He is Founding Director of the JK Mason Institute for Medicine, life Sciences and the Law, established in 2012, and he held the role of Director from 2012-2017.