Edward (Ted) Dove is a Wellcome Trust-funded PhD candidate at the University of Edinburgh School of Law (supervisor: Graeme Laurie), where he is researching from a socio-legal perspective the role of NHS research ethics committees in a changing health research regulatory environment.
From 2011 until 2014, Ted was an Academic Associate at the Centre of Genomics and Policy at McGill University in Montreal. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree (BA) in Political Science and Civil Law and Common Law degrees (BCL, LLB) from McGill, and a Master of Laws degree (LLM) from Columbia University in New York. Ted’s primary research interests are in the areas of research ethics oversight, data privacy regulation, data access and sharing, and governance of international research collaboration. He is Section Editor at BMC Medical Ethics, an online, peer-reviewed open access journal, and Managing Editor of SCRIPTed, an online, peer-reviewed open access journal dedicated to law, medicine, science and technology. Ted is also a member of the International Cancer Genome Consortium’s (ICGC) Working Group on Identifiability. From 2013-2015, he served as Coordinator for the Regulatory and Ethics Working Group of the Global Alliance for Genomics and Health (GA4GH). Currently, he is Coordinator of the GA4GH’s Ethics Review Equivalency Task Team.