Dr Amber Dar LLB (Hons), MA, PhD

Lecturer Law


    Personal Statement

    Amber was appointed Lecturer in Law at the School of Law and Social Justice in September 2013. Prior to joining the School, Amber was a Ph.D student funded by a Graduate Teaching Assistant (GTA) Scholarship at the University of Manchester (2009-2013). Amber completed her MA in Healthcare Law and Ethics at the University of Manchester (2007-2008), and graduated in Law (LLB Honours) from the University of Glasgow (2003-2007).
    In 2015-16, Amber was awarded up to £2,000 funding by the University of Liverpool Global Health Funding, to support a series of interdisciplinary seminars on the theme of children's health and the regulation of decision-making about children's health. In 2016-17, Amber was awarded up to £3,000 funding by the University of Liverpool International Network Fund, to develop a project on child health and wellbeing in Pakistan, with a view to applying for Global Challenges Research Funding (GCRF) in future. In September 2017, Amber completed a visiting fellowship with the New York Legal Assistance Group, an organisation that manages medical legal partnerships in New York, with research and practice focusing on social determinants of health.

    Personal Distinctions

    • Visiting Scholar (Yale University, Interdisciplinary Center for Bioethics, and The Hastings Center, under the Yale-Hastings Program in Ethics and Health Policy 2014)
    • 2012 Law and Science Young Scholars Informal Symposium Fondazione Maugeri Prize (Prize, European Centre for Law Science and New Technologies (ECLT), University of Pavia, Italy 2012)
    • Graduate Teaching Assistant (GTA) Scholarship (University of Manchester School of Law 2009)

    Administrative Roles

    • Deputy Director of Undergraduate Recruitment
    • Member of the University of Liverpool Research Ethics Committee
    • 2013-16 Deputy Director of Postgraduate Programmes in Law
    • 2013-16 Director of the Hodgson Law Scholarship

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