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Nicole Shackleton Graduate Researcher, Law Melbourne

PhD Candidate, Law School
Research Assistant and Tutor, Law School
Research Assistant, Australian Research Centre in Sex, Health and Society

In her PhD research project, Ms Shackleton is examining how gendered hate speech is regulated by Australian law. Ms Shackleton is currently seeking participants for her study - if you are interested, please email N.Shackleton@latrobe.edu.au.

Ms Shackleton has co-written a journal article on the topic of gendered hate speech. This article, which was published in the UNSW Law Journal, can be found here: http://www.unswlawjournal.unsw.edu.au/article/harming-women-with-words-the-failure-of-australian-law-to-prohibit-gendered-hate-speech/

Ms Shackleton is also a research assistant on the Australian Research Council Discovery Project (2019-2021) "Improving Australia's legal, policy and educational response to the technological transformation of sex and intimacy" led by Dr Jennifer Power with Dr Andrea Waling as a co-investigator exploring medical, mechanical, and digital technologies and their impact on the sexual and intimate lives of Australians.

In 2019, Ms Shackleton won the La Trobe University 3 Minute Thesis University Championship. You can watch a video of her winning presentation here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YYQCecOC1Jc&list=PLiyKW2t9WyX67Serdjorkp_9nSDyl6kxR


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