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Assoc Prof Lynda Crowley-Cyr

Assoc Prof Lynda Crowley-Cyr
Name Lynda Crowley-Cyr
Position Associate Professor (Law)
Section School of Law and Justice
Office Q421
Location Toowoomba Campus
Phone +61 7 4687 5647
Extension 5647
Email
Qualifications LLB QUT , GCertEd JCU , LLM JCU , PhD Sydney
Languages French (accredited translator)

Fields of Research (FoR)

  • Law not elsewhere classified ( 180199 )
  • Public Law not elsewhere classified ( 480799 )

Research interests
Mental Health Law
Public Health and Safety
Warning Sign Design
Negligence
Work-Related Mental Injuries
Legal and Health Ethics
Public Authority Liability
Marine Stingers

Professional memberships
Australasian Law Teachers Association

Industry affiliations
Global Law Enforcement & Public Health

USQ Research affiliations

  • Centre for Health Sciences Research (CHSR)

Currently teaching courses/programs
LAW 1113/5113 Law of Obligations -Torts Negligence

LAW 3467 Health Law

NUR8340: The Law and Health Care Practice

LAW: 8710 Australian Law for School Managers

Teaching experience(Tertiary)
28 Years

Administrative responsibilities
Coordinator of Learning and Teaching, School of Law and Justice: 2011-2016

Research most recent
Books
• L Crowley-Cyr, Homelessness, Mental Illness and the State: And Endless Crisis of Suffering and Exclusion, VDM (2010).
• L. Crowley-Smith, C. Linfoot and S McGinty (eds), Tertiary Teaching II: Approaching the Next Millennium,Centre for Social and Welfare Research, James Cook University (1997).

Book Chapters
• L. Crowley-Cyr, ‘Towards Ethical Literacy by Enhancing Reflexivity in Law Students’ in M Robertson, L Corbin, K Tranter and F Bartlett (eds) The Ethics Project in Legal Education Routledge-Cavendish (2011) pp 142-170;
• L. Crowley-Smith and C. Linfoot, ‘Contemporary Issues in Universities as defined by The Australian Higher Education Supplement – A Comparative Study’ in L. Crowley-Smith, C. Linfoot and S. McGuinty (eds) Tertiary Teaching II: Approaching the Next Millennium(1997) Centre for Social and Welfare Research, James Cook University, pp 32-39.

Halsbury’s Laws of Australia– Medicine and Law Chapters:
• Mental Health and Intellectual Disability (2004)pp 285-1- 285-150.
• Nurses Registration, Updates(2000) pp 518,175-518,198.
• Confidentiality, Updates (2000) pp 518,589-518,605.
• Allied Health Care Professionals(1999) pp 518,245-158,319.
• Nurses Registration (1997) pp 518,175–518,198.
• Confidentiality (1997) 518,589–518,606.


Refereed Journal Articles:

• L. Crowley-Cyr, ‘Public authority responses to marine stinger public health risks: A scenario analysis of the Irukandji health threat in controlled spaces at public beaches in Australia’ (2012) 20 Journal of Law and Medicine 363-379.
• L. Crowley-Cyr, ‘Reflexive Professionals or Disempowered Technicians? A Case Study of the Risks of McLearning In a Regional Law School’ (2008) 1 Journal of the Australasian Law Teachers Association299-311.
• L Crowley-Cyr, ‘The Incarceration Archipelago of Lunacy Reform Enterprises: An Epochal Overview (2005) 12 JCULaw Review33-64. [published in 2006]
• L Crowley-Cyr, ‘Contractualism, Exclusion and “Madness” in Australia’s Outsourced Wastelands’ (2005) 5 Macquarie Law Journal 81-102.
• L Crowley-Cyr and John Cockley, ‘Media, Madness and Ethical Journalism’ (2005) 27 (2) Australian Journalism Review 53-67 [Cited by Joseph (2007) 18 Asia Pacific Media Educator; Austin & Cockley (2006) 17 Australian Studies in Journalism.]
• L Crowley-Cyr, ‘Mental Illness and Indefinite Detention at the Minister’s Pleasure’ (2005) 9 University of Western Sydney Law Review 53-85.[Cited by Soldatic & Fiske (2009) 24 Disability & Society]
• L. Crowley-Cyr, ‘A Burger with the Works Please, Hold the Prions? Could Statutory Importation Authorities be Liable in Torts if v CJD Occurred in Australia?’ (2002) 11(2) Griffith Law Review 377-407.
• L. Crowley-Cyr and C Caple, ‘Sex with Clients and the Ethical Lawyer’ (2001) 8 JCULaw Review67-77.
• L. Crowley-Cyr, ‘A Century of Remodelling: The Law of Abortion in Review’ (2000) 7(3) Journal of Law and Medicine, 252-266. [Cited by Rankin (2001) 27 Monash Law Review
• L. Crowley-Cyr, ‘Queensland’s Fear of People with Mental Illness Living in the Community – A Balancing Act?’ (1999) 6 JCULaw Review 138-151.
• L. Crowley-Smith, "The Duty to Rescue Unveiled: A need to Indemnify Good Samaritan Health Care Professionals in Australia?" (1997) 4:4 Journal of Law and Medicine, 352-360. [Cited by Eburn, Emergency Law (1999) & (2005); Newnham (1999) 19 Women and Birth]
• L. Crowley-Smith, Casenote: Woods v Lowns (1997) Vol 3 JCU Law Review 137.
• L. Crowley-Smith, Casenote: Mitchell v Spring (1996) Vol 1 Journal of Building and Construction Law 28.
• L. Crowley-Smith, "Therapeutic Abortions and the Emergence of Wrongful Birth Actions in Australia: A Serious Danger to Mental Health?" (1996) 3:4 Journal of Law and Medicine359-370.
• L. Crowley-Smith, "Warnings About Assumptions in the Australian Evidence Act 1995 (Cth): Should Data Be Presumed Accurate?" (1996) 22:1 Monash University Law Review 166-173.


Research most notable
• L. Crowley-Cyr, ‘Public authority responses to marine stinger public health risks: A scenario analysis of the Irukandji health threat in controlled spaces at public beaches in Australia’ (2012) 20 Journal of Law and Medicine 363-379.
• L. Crowley-Cyr, ‘A Burger with the Works Please, Hold the Prions? Could Statutory Importation Authorities be Liable in Torts if v CJD Occurred in Australia?’ (2002) 11(2) Griffith Law Review 377-407.
• L. Crowley-Cyr and C Caple, ‘Sex with Clients and the Ethical Lawyer’ (2001) 8 JCULaw Review67-77.


Publications in ePrints

Collins, Pauline and Crowley-Cyr, Lynda (2021) Editorial 18.1. Satisfying Many Masters: Teaching into Professional Degrees in the 21st Century. Journal of University Teaching and Learning Practice, 18 (1):1. pp. 1-4. ISSN 1449-9789

Crowley-Cyr, Lynda and Hevers, JamesORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-3933-4062 (2021) Using Peer Assisted Learning to improve academic engagement and progression of first year online law students. Journal of University Teaching and Learning Practice, 18 (1):2. pp. 1-17.

Abraham, Villy and Bremser, Kerstin and Carreno, Mercedes and Crowley-Cyr, Lynda and Moreno, Maria (2020) Exploring the consequences of COVID-19 on tourist behaviors: perceived travel risk, animosity and intentions to travel. Tourism Review. pp. 1-17. ISSN 1660-5373

Crowley-Cyr, Lynda (2020) Workplace Safety, Deadly Jellyfish And Tourists: A Novel Approach To An Emergent Problem. University of Queensland Law Journal, 39 (3). pp. 549-567. ISSN 0083-4041

Crowley-Cyr, Lynda (2018) Are warning signs effective in communicating jellyfish hazards? Journal of Health, Safety and Environment, 34 (2). pp. 181-197. ISSN 1837-9362

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Approved research supervisor in the area of:

  • Law not elsewhere classified ( 180199 )
  • Public Law not elsewhere classified ( 480799 )