• Seminar: Effective decision-making support, Dr Shih-Ning Then

    Dr Shih-Ning Then (Faculty of Law, Queensland University of Technology), presented a seminar in November 2018, on supported decision-making legal developments in Australia and the ‘Effective decision-making support’ project. More about Effective decision-making support: Most people require support when making decisions about their lives. They may talk to friends and family, or seek support from

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  • Legal capacity, mental capacity and supported decision-making: Report from a panel event

    Online publication of a collaborative paper ‘Legal capacity, mental capacity and supported decision-making: Report from a panel event’ in the International Journal of Law and Psychiatry. Authors: Jillian Craigie, Michael Bach, Sándor Gurbai, Arlene Kanter,  Scott Y.H.Kim, Oliver Lewis, Graham Morgan Abstract Against a backdrop of the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities having been

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  • Seminar: Extended mind, extended agency and supported decision-making

    Dr Alicia Coram from The University of Melbourne, presented a seminar on ‘Extended mind, extended agency and supported decision-making’, on January 16th 2017

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  • PhD Studentship in Supported Decision-Making 2018

    University of Cambridge, UK University of Cambridge are pleased to be able to offer a funded, three-year PhD, starting in October, 2018, relating to adults with intellectual (learning) and/or other neurodevelopmental disabilities. The PhD will be supervised by Dr Isabel Clare (Department of Psychiatry, University of Cambridge), with Dr Jillian Craigie (Dickson Poon School of

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  • Radio 4’s Today Programme appearance

    Today, Work stream 1 collaborator Michael Bach appeared on Radio 4’s Today programme, raising his concerns about extending Canadian legalised medical assistance to die to cases where the condition in question is psychological. Link

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  • Event: EUROsociAL+ Workshop & Seminar, Santiago

    June 26th – 28th 2017 Jillian Craigie (Work stream 1) took part in a seminar and workshop in Santiago, Chile, reviewing draft law on legal capacity for people with mental disabilities, facilitated by the European Union EUROsociAL+ programme Further information

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  • Patricia Walsh

    Research Network Workstream 1: Supporting Legal Capacity Lecturer in medical ethics, Dickson Poon School of Law, KCL. Pat will collaborate on research in WS1 on questions of identification with impairments and the implications for support, particularly in relation to the notion of neurodiversity. She will be a member of a Work Stream 1 advisory group.

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  • John Stanton-Ife

    Research Network Workstream 1: Supporting Legal Capacity Senior lecturer in law, Dickson Poon School of Law, KCL. John has expertise in criminal law and jurisprudence. He has particular interests in legal capacity in relation to consent to sex in both criminal and civil law, and will be part of the advisory group for Work Stream

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  • Paul Skowron
    Paul Skowron Mental Health and Justice

    Workstream 1: Supporting Legal Capacity Postdoctoral Research Associate in Mental Health and Justice at York Law School. Paul has expertise in mental capacity law, especially in England and Wales. He will be involved in Work Stream 1, investigating the philosophical underpinnings of the CRPD and some of its potential implications.

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  • Jodie Rawles

    Work stream 1 Doctoral student in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Cambridge. Jodie Rawles presents at University of Cambridge, 05 May 2020 Jodie Rawles presents at University of Nottingham, 05 September 2019 Ruhr University Bochum, 01 April 2019 MHJ Service User Group participation, 31 March 2019

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  • Matt Matravers

    Core member Workstream 1: Supporting Legal Capacity Professor of law, University of York. Matt has expertise in philosophy of law and political philosophy. He will be particularly involved in the theoretical work of Work Stream 1, including postdoctoral supervision, and will be part of an advisory group for that work stream.

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  • Catriona Mackenzie

    Research Network Professor of philosophy, Macquarie University, Sydney. Catriona will be engaged in the development of theoretical work in Work Stream 1 relating to theories of relational autonomy and vulnerability.

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  • Francesca Happé

    Research Network Professor of cognitive neuroscience, Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience, King’s College London. Francesca has expertise in Autism and Asperger’s syndrome, social cognition and experimental neuroscience. She will be part of an advisory group for Work Stream 1.

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  • Jillian Craigie

    Work stream 1 Enabling Legal Capacity Through Decision-Making Support. Lecturer in medical ethics, Centre for Medical Ethics and Law, Dickson Poon School of Law, KCL. Jill has expertise in mental health ethics, neuroethics and philosophical psychology. She will lead on WS1 and contribute widely across the research network.  

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  • Isabel Clare

    Core member Workstream 1: Supporting Legal Capacity Consultant clinical psychologist at the Cambridge Intellectual Disabilities Group and affiliated lecturer, Department of Psychiatry, University of Cambridge. Isabel has expertise in intellectual disabilities and autism, mixed methods research and mental health law. She will give PhD supervision in WS1 and be part of an advisory group for

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  • Michael Bach

    Core Member Workstream 1: Supporting Legal Capacity Managing Director, Institute for Research and Development on Inclusion and Society, Ontario, Canada. Michael has almost 30 years of research and policy experience in the area of legal capacity and supports for people with intellectual disabilities. He will be particularly involved with WS1 and WS2

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