ARC Future Fellow, Australian National University

Professor Tom Faunce (BA/LLB(hons) BMed PhD) is an Australian Research Council Future Fellow studying nanotechnology and public health. He holds joint professorial positions in the College of Law and College of Medicine, Biology and the Environment at the Australian National University. He was a judges associate to Justice Lionel Murphy of the High Court of Australia, has worked as a solicitor in some of Australia's top legal firms (Mallesons (Canberra) and Freehills (Sydney) and practised as an intensive care registrar in Wagga Wagga, Canberra and Mebourne. He is an expert in bioethics and health law. He is currently researching global governance of artificial photosynthesis.

Experience

  • 2003–present
    Academic, Australian National University

Education

  • 2001 
    Australian National University , PhD (Crawford Prize)
  • 1993 
    ACT Medical Board, Registered Medical Practitioner
  • 1992 
    Newcastle (NSW), B Medicine
  • 1983 
    ACT Supreme Court, Barrister and Solicitor
  • 1982 
    Australian National University, ARts/Law (hons)

Grants and Contracts

  • 2010
    Regulating Nanoweapons
    Role:
    Chief Investigator
    Funding Source:
    ARC Discovery Grant
  • 2009
    Introducing the US False Claims Act to Australia
    Role:
    Lead Chief Investigator
    Funding Source:
    ARC Discovery Grant
  • 2009
    Nanotechnology and Critical Problems in Global Public Health
    Role:
    Future Fellow
    Funding Source:
    ARC Future Fellowship Scheme
  • 2006
    Nanomedicine Regulation
    Role:
    Lead Chief Investigator
    Funding Source:
    ARC Discovery Grant
  • 2004
    Impact of International Trade Agreements on Australian Medicines Policy
    Role:
    Lead Chief Investigator
    Funding Source:
    ARC Discovery Grant

Research Areas

  • Environmental Nanotechnology (100701)
  • Health Policy (160508)
  • International Trade Law (180117)
  • Bioethics (Human And Animal) (220101)