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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

Hickey, Andrew ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-9862-6444 and Davis, Samantha and Farmer, Will and Dawidowicz, Julianna and Moloney, ClintORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-2520-1506 and Lamont-Mills, Andrea and Carniel, Jess and Pillay, Yosheen and Akenson, David and Bromdal, Annette and Gehrmann, Richard and Mills, Dean and Kolbe-Alexander, TracyORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-5025-3204 and Machin, Tanya and Reich, Suzanne and Southey, Kim and Crowley-Cyr, Lynda and Watanabe, Taiji and Davenport, Josh and King, Helena and Williams, Lucy and Timmins, Kurt and Thompson, Michael and Eacersall, Douglas and Maxwell, Jacinta (2021) Beyond criticism of ethics review boards: strategies for engaging research communities and enhancing ethical review processes. Journal of Academic Ethics. ISSN 1570-1727

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

Gershwin, Lisa-ann and Crowley-Cyr, Lynda (2021) Forecasting hazardous jellyfish: shifting perceptions from black swans events to white. In: The cnidaria: only a problem or also a resource? Marine and Freshwater Biology. Nova Science Publishers, Inc., Hauppauge, NY, USA, pp. 123-140.

Crowley-Cyr, Lynda and Gershwin, Lisa-ann (2021) Protecting the public from hazardous jellyfish: a wicked problem for regulators and operators? In: The cnidaria: only a problem or also a resource? Marine and Freshwater Biology. Nova Science Publishers, Inc., Hauppauge, NY, USA, pp. 99-122.

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.

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Approved research supervisor in the area of:

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