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Dr Eric C. Ip 葉子暘

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Deputy Director, Centre for Medical Ethics and Law in the Faculties of Law and Medicine
Associate Professor

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Dr Eric C. Ip 葉子暘

Title:
Deputy Director, Centre for Medical Ethics and Law in the Faculties of Law and Medicine
Associate Professor

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Also Cited As:
Ip, Eric C.
Ip, EC

Short Biography:

Eric C. Ip (DPhil, University of Oxford) is an Associate Professor and Deputy Director of the Centre for Medical Ethics and Law at The University of Hong Kong.

Ip is an expert in comparative public law, with applications to public health. His award-winning research on comparative administrative and constitutional law has been published in peer-reviewed periodicals such as The American Journal of Comparative Law, Oxford Journal of Legal Studies, International & Comparative Law Quarterly, and International Journal of Constitutional Law. He is the prize-winning author of Hybrid Constitutionalism (Cambridge University Press, 2019) and Judging Regulators (Edward Elgar, 2020)and a co-editor of The Oxford Handbook of Comparative Administrative Law (Oxford University Press, 2021) from the prestigious Oxford Handbook series.

Ip’s work on the law and ethics of public health has appeared in The Lancet Public HealthThe Lancet Planetary Health, American Journal of Public Health, Medical Law Review, Journal of Law and the Biosciences, Health Economics, Policy and Law, and Public Health Ethics. He is pioneering a new paradigm of planetary health law, which helps to develop a more coherent legal regime that addresses, among other things, the implications of the climate crisis on health and human rights. He teaches global health law for the Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine at HKU. He holds an advanced degree from the Faculty of Medicine and Health at The University of Sydney, specialising in bioethics.

Prior to joining HKU, he taught at University College London (UCL) and the Chinese University of Hong Kong, where he served as Assistant Dean of the Faculty of Law.

Professional Qualifications
YearAwarding InstitutionQualification
University of OxfordPhD
Honours, Awards & Prizes
AwardeesAward DateHonours / Awards / PrizesCategory
2022-01-01Faculty Research Output Prize 2021: Faculty of Law, The University of Hong Kong
Research Achievement
2022-01-01Outstanding Young Researcher Award 2020-21: The University of Hong Kong
Research Achievement
2021-02-01University Research Output Prize 2020: The University of Hong Kong
Research Achievement
2018-11-01Faculty Teaching Award 2018: Faculty of Law, The University of Hong Kong
Teaching Accomplishment
2017-11-01Faculty Research Output Prize 2017: Faculty of Law, The University of Hong Kong
Research Achievement
Professional Societies
Term PeriodPositionProfessional Societies
07/2020-FellowRoyal Society of Public Health
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Area of Expertise:
Area of Expertise (EN)Area of Expertise (ZH)
Public Health Law and Ethics
Global Health Law and Ethics
Comparative Constitutional Law
Comparative Administrative Law
Spoken Languages:
Spoken Language(s) (EN)Spoken Language(s) (ZH)
English, Cantonese英語、粵語
Written Languages:
Written Language(s) (EN)Written Language(s) (ZH)
English, Chinese英文、中文
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