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Overview

Expertise Keywords

  • Accident compensation
  • Negligence law
  • Social Science and Law
  • injury compensation systems
  • judicial decision making and cognition
  • legal education
  • negligence
  • social media and professionalism

Subject Area Codes

  • Law

Research Publications and Outputs

Recent Publications

Publications: 30 (Other: 30)

Funded Griffith Research

Engagement and Impact

Learning and Teaching

Current and Past Courses

  • Torts 2 (2022LAW)
    Convenor, In Person, Gold Coast Campus, Semester 2, 2018.
  • Torts 2 (2022LAW)
    Teacher, In Person, Gold Coast Campus, Semester 2, 2018.
  • Torts 2 (2022LAW)
    Convenor, In Person, Nathan Campus, Semester 2, 2018.
  • Torts 2 (2022LAW)
    Teacher, In Person, Nathan Campus, Semester 2, 2018.
  • Torts 2 (2022LAW)
    Convenor, In Person, Gold Coast Campus, Semester 2, 2017.
  • Torts 2 (2022LAW)
    Teacher, In Person, Gold Coast Campus, Semester 2, 2017.
  • Torts 2 (2022LAW)
    Convenor, In Person, Nathan Campus, Semester 2, 2017.
  • Torts 2 (2022LAW)
    Teacher, In Person, Nathan Campus, Semester 2, 2017.
  • Torts 2 (2022LAW)
    Convenor, In Person, Gold Coast Campus, Semester 2, 2015.
  • Torts 2 (2022LAW)
    Teacher, In Person, Gold Coast Campus, Semester 2, 2015.
  • Torts 2 (2022LAW)
    Convenor, In Person, Nathan Campus, Semester 2, 2015.
  • Torts 2 (2022LAW)
    Teacher, In Person, Nathan Campus, Semester 2, 2015.
  • Negligence and Accident Comp (3003LAW)
    Convenor, In Person, Gold Coast Campus, Semester 2, 2014.
  • Negligence and Accident Comp (3003LAW)
    Teacher, In Person, Gold Coast Campus, Semester 2, 2014.
  • Negligence and Accident Comp (3003LAW)
    Convenor, In Person, Nathan Campus, Semester 2, 2014.
  • Negligence and Accident Comp (3003LAW)
    Teacher, In Person, Nathan Campus, Semester 2, 2014.
  • Negligence and Accident Comp (3003LAW)
    Convenor, In Person, Gold Coast Campus, Semester 2, 2013.
  • Negligence and Accident Comp (3003LAW)
    Teacher, In Person, Gold Coast Campus, Semester 2, 2013.
  • Negligence and Accident Comp (3003LAW)
    Convenor, In Person, Nathan Campus, Semester 2, 2013.
  • Negligence and Accident Comp (3003LAW)
    Teacher, In Person, Nathan Campus, Semester 2, 2013.
  • Negligence and Accident Comp (3003LAW)
    Convenor, In Person, Gold Coast Campus, Semester 2, 2012.
  • Negligence and Accident Comp (3003LAW)
    Teacher, In Person, Gold Coast Campus, Semester 2, 2012.
  • Negligence and Accident Comp (3003LAW)
    Convenor, In Person, Nathan Campus, Semester 2, 2012.
  • Negligence and Accident Comp (3003LAW)
    Teacher, In Person, Nathan Campus, Semester 2, 2012.
  • Negligence and Accident Comp (3003LAW)
    Convenor, In Person, Gold Coast Campus, Semester 2, 2011.
  • Negligence and Accident Comp (3003LAW)
    Supervisor, In Person, Gold Coast Campus, Semester 2, 2011.
  • Negligence and Accident Comp (3003LAW)
    Teacher, In Person, Gold Coast Campus, Semester 2, 2011.
  • Negligence and Accident Comp (3003LAW)
    Convenor, In Person, Nathan Campus, Semester 2, 2011.
  • Negligence and Accident Comp (3003LAW)
    Supervisor, In Person, Nathan Campus, Semester 2, 2011.
  • Negligence and Accident Comp (3003LAW)
    Teacher, In Person, Nathan Campus, Semester 2, 2011.

Research by Higher Degree Supervision or Scholarship

Supervision Overview

I currently supervise PhD students in topics including judicial use of social science in family law, liability of autonomous vehicles, regulation in animal law and limitations in child sexual abuse cases. I am interested in supervising HDR students in areas including personal injury compensation, liability in negligence, judicial use of outside knowledge, judging and cognition, injury compensation systems, the NDIS and NIIS, professionalism and social media, autonomous vehicles and liability, active learning, and legal education.

Background

Bio

Dr Kylie Burns is a senior lecturer in the Griffith Law School. She was previously a solicitor in insurance litigation with Feez Ruthning (now Allens Linklaters).
Kylie has research and teaching expertise in personal injury law, accident compensation systems, judicial reasoning and cognition, e-professionalism and social media and liability of autonomous vehicles. She is a co-author of the leading Australian torts textbook (with Luntz, Hambly, Dietrich and Foster) Torts: Cases and Commentary.
Kylie is very passionate about learning and teaching and student engagement. She has published in legal education, lead teaching workshops and seminar, and has been the recipient of teaching awards and grants including a National Citation from the Office for Learning and Teaching .
 

Education and Training

  • PhD Doctor Of Philosophy, Griffith University - 2012
  • LLBHons Bachelor Of Laws With Honours, University of Queensland -
  • BA Bachelor of Arts, University of Queensland -

Professional memberships

  • Convenor Torts and Contracts Interest Group, Australasian Law Teaching Assocation 2016 -