About Us

The Health Law & Society Group is a research group within Monash Faculty of Law.

Members of the Group have a diverse range of research interests and expertise which the broad field of socio-legal studies in health.

Specific areas of interest include health and human rights, biotechnology, reproduction, gender and health, mental health, drug and alcohol law and policy, medical negligence, doctor-patient relationships, occupational health and safety, healthcare and the criminal law, injury and disability law and compensation systems.

We publish high quality research, collaborate on (funded) research collaborations, undertake research-led teaching and run academic and stakeholder events.We have established cross-disciplinary links and collaborations both within and outside Monash University with those working in the fields of science and biomedicine, bioethics, sociology, anthropology, psychology and health economics.