Dr Hamish MacDonald

Research Fellow

School of Law
Faculty of Business, Economics and Law
+61 7 336 58861


Hamish MacDonald is a Research Fellow at the University of Queensland School of Law and the ARC Centre of Excellence for Plant Success in Nature and Agriculture. His research explores co-productive intersections of law and science, with a particular focus on how intellectual property laws interact with genetic technologies and quantitative models. Other research areas include the international regulation of genetic resources, the technical infrastructures underlying legal systems, and the use of standardisation and abstraction in the operation of regulatory regimes.


  • Bachelor (Honours) of Law, The University of Queensland
  • Bachelor of Science, The University of Queensland


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