Associate Professor, The University of Western Australia Law School
Julia Powles is Director of The University of Western Australia's Minderoo Tech and Policy Lab and Associate Professor of Law and Technology at UWA Law School. Scientifically trained and experienced in national and international policy-making, Julia’s research focuses on civic and rights-based responses to emerging technologies. She is an expert in privacy, intellectual property, internet governance, and the law and politics of data, automation, and artificial intelligence. Julia is known for her work on data protection law and, in particular, citizens’ rights to correction and explanation, as well as her detailed investigations of Google affiliates DeepMind and Sidewalk Labs and their incursions into health, cities, and governance.