Chris Jenks speaks at the Australian Department of Defence


The APCML Unimelb@Defence Seminar Series started the year with a presentation from Professor Chris Jenks (a co-author of The Law of Armed Conflict: An Operational Approach and a Fulbright Scholar at the APCML) on ‘Crossing the Rubicon: The Path to Offensive Autonomous Weapons’.

Tim McCormack honoured for work with Australian Red Cross


Tim McCormack has recently been honoured in the Australian Red Cross’ centenary awards – ‘100 Years of Helping People’. Tim was recognised by the Red Cross as someone dedicated to supporting the respected humanitarian organisation, and was awarded the Australian Red Cross Distinguished Service Medal for more than 20 years of volunteer service. The medal recognizes Tim’s work with the … Read More

Rain Liivoja features in Voice


Rain Liivoja featured in Voice (10 November 2014), the newspaper of the University of Melbourne, discussing ‘Chemical Aids on the Battlefield’.

Bob Mathews receives OPCW–The Hague Award


Bob Mathews has been awarded the prestigious inaugural Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) – The Hague Award jointly with the Finnish Institute for the Verification of the Chemical Weapons Convention (VERIFIN). The Award has been established following the OPCW’s receipt of the 2013 Nobel Peace Prize to honour and recognise individuals and non-profit, non-governmental organisations that have … Read More

Ian Henderson presents at International Symposium on Security and Military Law

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Ian Henderson presented at the 5th annual International Symposium on Security and Military Law, 25–26 September 2014, South Korea on UAVs — The ADF’s Current Involvement and Future Challenges. This Symposium is organised by the Office of the Judge Advocate General, Republic of Korea Army. This is the third consecutive year that the APCML has had representation at this prestigious … Read More

Rain Liivoja awarded prestigious 5-year Swiss research fellowship


The APCML is delighted to announce that Dr Rain Liivoja has been awarded the prestigious Society in Science – Branco Weiss Fellowship by ETH Zürich (the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich) in 2014 – one of only ten scholars world-wide to receive the award. As a Branco Weiss fellow, Rain will explore the regulatory challenges that emerge from … Read More

PREMT members at ANZSIL Annual Conference


At the 2014 ANZSIL Annual Conference, held 3-5 July 2014 in Canberra, Rain Liivoja gave a presentation titled “Occupation by remote control?” during the session on International Humanitarian Law and the Changing Nature of War, and Bob Mathews gave a presentation “Efforts to strengthen the prohibition of use of chemical and biological weapons: Australia’s contribution” during the session Arms Control … Read More