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Biography

Emma Nottingham LL.B Law (Southampton) joined the University of Winchester in September 2015. She teaches the law of torts, family law, child law and is the coordinator of the dissertation module. Previously, Emma was a part-time lecturer at the University of Southampton, where she is currently completing her PhD. In 2016 Emma was nominated for the award of ‘Most helpful professional staff member’ year award and in 2017 the ‘Best Lecturer, Constructive and Efficient Feedback’ year award by The University of Winchester Students’ Union.

Higher Education Teaching Qualification: Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA).

Emma is the Editor of the blog Paediatric Bioethics.

You can follow Emma on twitter on @EmmaCNottingham.

Areas of expertise

  • Healthcare law
  • Family law
  • Children’s rights
  • legal aspects of sexual and reproductive health
  • medical ethics
  • Bioethics
  • privacy
  • Test cases
  • Strategic lawmaking
  • Public interest litigation
  • Tort law

Publications

  • Nottingham Emma, Oswald Marion, Ryan Helen, ‘Have ‘Generation Tagged’ Lost their Privacy? A report of workshop findings BILETA (forthcoming 2017)
  • Book section on Gillick v West Norfolk and Wisbech Area Health Authority [1986] 3 AC 112 Women’s’ Legal Landmarks Project (forthcoming). Read here
  • Commentary in Children’s Rights Judgments Project (Hart Publishing forthcoming 2017) 
  • Nottingham Emma, Oswald Marion, James Helen, (2016) 'The Not-so-Secret Life of Five Year Olds': Legal and Ethical Issues Relating to Disclosure of Information and the Depiction of Children on Broadcast and Social Media’ 8 Journal of Media Law 198-228.
  • Nottingham, Emma (2016) ‘The posthumous use of sperm - a sorry tale’ BioNews 858. Read here. 
  • Nottingham Emma, Oswald Marion, James Helen, (2016) ‘The not-so-secret life of ‘Generation Tagged’ Information Law and Policy Centre at IALS Blog
  • Nottingham, Emma (2015) ‘Vicarious Liability for the acts of foster carers: NA v Nottinghamshire County Council [2014] EWHC 4005’ Journal of Professional Negligence
  • Nottingham, Emma (2014) ‘Innovating at the Frontiers: The Postgraduate Bioethics Conference 2014’ HEAL UoS Blog 
  • Nottingham, Emma (2013) Book review. Children’s Socio-Economic Rights, Democracy and the Courts, Aoife Nolan. 25(1) Child and Family Law Quarterly 96-98
    Khan, Sarosh, Lavelle, Jennifer and Nottingham, Emma (2012) Maritime Labour Convention: an overview. Britannia News, supplement Conventions, 3-10.
  • Nottingham, Emma (2012) ‘Injecting contraception in schools?’ HEAL UoS Blog 
  • Nottingham, Emma (2011) ‘Case of the week: October 17, 1985’ HEAL UoS 

Conferences

Conference presentations

  • Nottingham Emma, Oswald Marion, James Helen, The ‘Holby City’ Curtain of Privacy, The illusory nature of the privacy of patient information in healthcare settings (2017) Socio-Legal Studies Association Annual Conference, Newcastle, GB. Paper Presentation.
  • Nottingham Emma, Marion Oswald, Helen James, (2016) ‘The not-so-secret life of five-year-olds: legal and ethical issues relating to disclosure of information and the depiction of children on broadcast and social media’, Restricted and Redacted: Where now for human rights and digital information control? The Information Law and Policy Centre, Institute od Advanced Legal Studies, London, GB. Paper presentation.
  • Nottingham Emma, James Helen (2016) Eavesdropping on a child’s ‘secret world’: The rights of children featured in fly-on-the-wall reality documentaries on broadcast media, The Research and Knowledge Exchange Symposium, University of Winchester, GB. Paper Presentation.
  • Nottingham Emma, Marion Oswald, Helen James (2016) The not-so-secret-life of five year olds, Legal and ethical issues relating to disclosure of information and the depiction of children on broadcast social media, SLSA Annual Conference 2016, Lancaster, GB. Paper Presentation.
  • Nottingham Emma, Marion Oswald, Helen James (2016) Eavesdropping on a child’s ‘secret world’. The rights of children featured in fly-on-the-wall reality documentaries on broadcast social media, SLSA Annual Conference 2016, Lancaster, GB. Paper Presentation.
  • Nottingham Emma (2015) The role of test cases in ethical dilemmas concerning children’s rights, Institute of Medical Ethics 2nd Annual Research Conference 2015 'Sharpening the Edge of Bioethics in the UK', Newcastle, GB. Paper presentation.
  • Nottingham Emma (2015) The role of test cases in ethical dilemmas concerning adolescent health, Challenging questions and ethical obligations - the ethics of everyday practice Conference, London, GB. Paper presentation.
  • Nottingham Emma (2014) Testing the Health of Adolescents’ Rights, 8th Postgraduate Bioethics Conference 2014, Southampton, GB. Paper presentation.
  • Nottingham Emma (2013) The role of ‘public interest’ in Gillick, SLSA Annual Conference 2013, York, GB. Poster presentation.
  • Nottingham Emma (2012) Breaking the rules: the importance of procedural avoidance in developing children’s rights in health care, IAITL Conference 2012, Athens, Greece. Paper presentation.
  • Nottingham Emma (2012) Can we be certain of the law on adolescent’s rights? SLS Annual Conference 2012, University of Bristol, GB. Poster presentation.
  • Nottingham Emma (2012) Testing Theories on Adolescent’s rights, PGR Seminar University of Southampton.
  • Nottingham Emma (2011) Testing the Health of Law: Adolescent’s Rights with regard to Healthcare, PGR presentation, University of Southampton.

Invited Presentations

  • Nottingham Emma, Cross Michael, O’Hara Kieron, Townend Judith, Wondemaghen Meron (2016) Open Justice: Open Data? 3rd Winchester Conference on Trust, Risk, Information and the Law ‘Information is Power’ University of Winchester, GB. Panel Presentation.
  • Nottingham Emma, Ekberg Merryn, Joynson Catherine Woodgate Paul, (2015) Building British Bioethics, Institute of Medical Ethics 2nd Annual Research Conference 2015 'Sharpening the Edge of Bioethics in the UK', Newcastle, GB. Panel presentation.
  • Nottingham Emma (2014) Legal Challenges in Paediatric Medicine- previous cases and challenges today, Training seminar for registrars in paediatrics, Southampton General Hospital.
  • Nottingham Emma (2014) Testing the Health of Gillick, London Metropolitan University.
  • Nottingham Emma (2013) Causation, The University of York.

Media appearances

Comment & Discussion on Charlie Gard Case- Child withdrawal of Treatment

  • Thursday 6th April 2017 Breakfast BBC 5Live with Nicky Campbell
  • Tuesday 11th April 2017 Victoria Derbyshire Show BBC 2
  • Tuesday 11th April 2017 BBC 5Live with Adrian Chiles
  • Tuesday 11th April 2017 BBC Radio London with Eddie Nestor
  • Tuesday 11th April 2017 BBC News Channel
  • Wednesday 12th April 2017 BBC 1 Breakfast
  • Wednesday 12th April 2017 BBC Three Counties Radio
  • Wednesday 12th April 2017 between BBC Radio Newcastle
  • Wednesday 12th April 2017 BBC Talkback Guest discussion with Nick Ferrai (Radio)
  • Tuesday 2nd May 2017 BBC 1 Breakfast
  • Thursday 8th June 2017 BBC Radio London with Eddie Nestor
  • Tuesday 13th June 2017 BBC 1 Breakfast
  • Tuesday 13th June 2017 BBC Radio London with Vanessa Feltz
  • Tuesday 13th June 2017 BBC Radio Solent

ITV Meridian news Comment on the Samantha Jefferies Case (2016) 

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