Diana Bowman is a Senior Research Fellow in the Centre for Health Policy, Programs and Economics, Melbourne School of Population Health, a visiting international scholar in the Department of International and European Law, Faculty of Law, KU Leuven (Belgium) and an honorary research fellow in the Monash University Accident Research Centre. Prior to joining the University in 2010, Diana was a Senior Research Fellow in the Faculty of Law, Monash University.
Dr Bowman’s research has focused primarily on legal, regulatory and public health policy issues relating to new technologies, in particular nanotechnologies, and is considered to be one of the leading international commentators within this field. Recent research projects have addressed issues relating to road safety in developing countries (particularly Africa), the challenges presented by nanomedicine, and the role and function of the coronial system.
Dr Bowman is the co-editor of several books including New Global Frontiers in Regulation: The Age of Nanotechnology (2007, with Hodge and Ludlow) and Nanotechnology Risk Management: Perspectives and Progress (2010, with Hull). She is also a co-editor (along with Hodge and Maynard) on the forthcoming book International Handbook on Regulating Nanotechnologies (2010). Dr Bowman has authored over fifty peer-reviewed articles and book chapters, many of which have examined issues relating to science, technology and the law.