Dr Nóra Ní Loideáin

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Director and Senior Lecturer in Law, Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, University of London

Dr Nóra Ní Loideáin is Senior Lecturer in Law and Director and of the Information Law & Policy Centre at the University of London’s Institute of Advanced Legal Studies. Her research interests and publications focus on governance, human rights, and technology, especially in the fields of digital privacy, data protection, and state surveillance. She holds an LLM in Public Law from the National University of Ireland, Galway, and a PhD in law from the University of Cambridge. Before joining the Institute, Nóra held the posts of Research Fellow and Affiliated Lecturer in Law at the University of Cambridge. She is a member of the Board of Trustees for the British and Irish Legal Information Institute (BAILII) and an editor of International Data Privacy Law (Oxford University Press). In 2019, Nóra was appointed to the UK Home Office Biometrics and Forensics Ethics Group (BFEG) which provides independent advice ensuring the robustness of evidence underpinning biometrics and forensics policy development for law enforcement and public security within the Home Office. Prior to her academic career, Nóra was a Legal and Policy Officer for the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions of Ireland and clerked for the Irish Supreme Court. Her work has been cited and published by various leading institutions, including the BBC, Science, The Guardian, the House of Lords, and the United Nations.