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Nayha is socio-legal research fellow on the Wellcome Trust funded project ‘Confronting the Liminal Spaces of Health Research Regulation’. Her research centres on the theme of ‘Regulating for Uncertainty’. Her research interests and publications cover topics including:  research and innovation; global health emergencies; rule, principle and best practice-approaches to decision-making; and information governance of personal information.

Nayha graduated with her LLB (Common and Civil Law with French) from Queens University Belfast in 2008, she then obtained her LLM in Law from the University of Edinburgh in 2009 and her PhD in Law in 2016, also from the University of Edinburgh. Nayha has held previous posts as Research Fellow for the SHIP (Scottish Health Informatics Programme) funded by the Wellcome Trust and the UK-Wide Health electronic Research Centres (HeRC) project, the Farr Institute, funded by the MRC.

Within the Mason Institute Executive, Nayha is responsible for the Internationalisation which includes running the MI Visiting Fellow Scheme.

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