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Dr Felicity Deane is an Associate Professor at the Queensland University of Technology. Her PhD entitled, ‘The Clean Energy Package and WTO Law: An Analysis of Compliance Issues’ was completed in August 2013. Her book ‘Emissions Trading and WTO Law: A Global Analysis’ was published internationally in March 2015. It has been published in several languages. Felicity has published extensively in areas where economics and the law intersect, in particular regarding emissions trading and other forms of market based mechanisms. She has recently led projects associated with agriculture in Australia including the regulation of sugar cane farming practices in Queensland, and the experiences of farmers with the Environment, Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act. She is the lead author on a forthcoming monograph on Natural Capital, Agriculture and the Law.

Experience

  • 2020–present
    Associate professor, Queensland University of Technology
  • 2015–2020
    Senior Lecturer, Queensland University of Technology

Education

  • 2013 
    Queensland University of Technology, Phd

Publications

  • 2022
    Regulating Land Use in the Catchment of the Great Barrier Reef, Land Use Policy
  • 2022
    Natural Capital, Agriculture and the Law, Edward Elgar
  • 2021
    Automated Decision-making and Environmental Impact Assessments, Law, Technology and Humans
  • 2021
    Understanding the effectiveness of policy instruments to encourage adoption of farming practices to improve water quality in the GBR, Marine Pollution Bulletin
  • 2021
    Environmental Regulation of Agriculture in Federal Systems of Government, Agronomy
  • 2019
    Measuring, monitoring, reporting and verification of shipping emissions: Evaluating transparency and answerability, Review of European, Comparative and International Environmental Law
  • 2018
    The control of nutrient run-off from agricultural areas: Insights into governance from Australia's sugarcane industry and the Great Barrier Reef. , Transnational Environmental Law
  • 2015
    Emissions Trading and WTO Law: A Global Analysis,

Grants and Contracts

  • 2022
    New Approaches to Blockchain Technology for Smart Trade Hubs
    Role:
    Chief Investigator
    Funding Source:
    Cooperative Research Centres, Australian Government Department of Industry
  • 2022
    Examining the Impact of 'overlapping regulations' on business
    Role:
    Project leader
    Funding Source:
    Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet
  • 2021
    Building a policy instrument impact model for the Reef
    Role:
    Chief Investigator
    Funding Source:
    Queensland Government
  • 2020
    Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act Review
    Role:
    Project leader
    Funding Source:
    National Farmers Federation
  • 2020
    Beefledger Export Smart Contracts Project
    Role:
    Chief Investigator
    Funding Source:
    Cooperative Research Centres, Australian Government Department of Industry