Ms Tracey Carver

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Senior Lecturer, Faculty of Business and Law

Master of Laws (University of Cambridge), LLB (Hons 1) (Queensland University of Technology), BBus(Accy)(Dist) (Queensland University of Technology)

Background

Prior to joining the QUT Faculty of Law on a full-time basis, Tracey practised as a solicitor in commercial and real property law at the Brisbane office of Allens Arthur Robinson, Lawyers (now Allens Linklaters). The recipient of a British Chevening – Cambridge Commonwealth Trust Scholarship, Tracey completed her Master of Law Degree at the University of Cambridge (Wolfson College), England. She is also a graduate of the B Business (Accountancy) / B Laws combined degree course at QUT, where she was awarded first class honors and a University Medal for her law studies.

Research and Service Interests

  • Torts Law
  • Health Law
  • Legal Education

Researching mainly in the area of Torts Law, Tracey has published and presented conference papers on the law of negligence, including the formulation of duties of care (and their interrelation with the availability of insurance and the concept of plaintiff vulnerability), causation, damages assessment and civil liability legislation. In the area of health law and medical negligence, Tracey has a particular interest in information disclosure, informed consent and patient decision making. She coordinates the Faculty of Law’s Torts unit, and is a member of the Australian Centre for Health Law Research.

However, Tracey’s research interests also include the area of legal education – with an emphasis upon teaching pedagogy, peer programs and Generation Y students. She coordinates the Faculty’s Torts Student Peer Mentor Program and holds PASS/SI Supervisor Accreditation (University of Missouri Kansas City, University of Wollongong). Tracey is a member of the Higher Education Research Network (HERN).

Her publications (which have been cited by leading academics, professionals and policy makers) include:

  • Q1 and/or ERA ranked scholarly journal articles
  • Peer reviewed conference papers
  • Co-authorship of Equity and Trusts (LexisNexis: 3rd ed, 2009; 4th ed, 2014)
  • Other professional articles and publications

Awards

  • Vice-Chancellor’s Performance Award – Learning and Teaching (2014)
  • Honorary Member – Golden Key International Honour Society (2014)
  • Vice-Chancellor’s Award for Excellence – Learning and Teaching, Leadership (2011)
  • CCH-ALTA Best Legal Education Conference Paper (2010)
  • Faculty of Law Teaching and Learning Achievement Award (2009)
  • Vice-Chancellor’s Performance Award (2008)
  • British Chevening – Cambridge Commonwealth Trust Scholarship (2000 – 2001)

(Awards prior to 2000 are not shown, and post 2010 recognitions also appear under a separate heading on this site)

Additional information

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  • 1998 – 2002:           Legal Practitioner, Allens Arthur Robinson Lawyers (now Allens Linklaters), Brisbane
Type
Academic Honours, Prestigious Awards or Prizes
Reference year
2014
Details
Vice-Chancellor's Performance Award - Learning and Teaching
Type
Academic Honours, Prestigious Awards or Prizes
Reference year
2014
Details
Conferral of Honorary Membership by the Golden Key International Honour Society, on the basis of 'academic excellence, leadership and commitment to society' in acknowledgement of work performed in the Torts Peer Mentor Program, Faculty of Law (QUT)
Type
Academic Honours, Prestigious Awards or Prizes
Reference year
2011
Details
Vice-Chancellor's Award for Excellence - Learning and Teaching, Leadership
Type
Academic Honours, Prestigious Awards or Prizes
Reference year
2016
Details
CCH-ALTA Best Legal Education Conference Paper (awarded at the 66th Australasian Law Teachers Association Conference, 2011)