PhD candidate in Edinburgh Law School
Ruby Reed-Berendt is a part time-PhD student in Edinburgh Law School. Her PhD research proposes an intersectional feminist critique of mental health and capacity law in England and Wales, with a focus on issues relating to reproduction and sex, and what new insights can be delivered by analysing the law from a feminist perspective.
Ruby’s research interests include feminist bioethics, healthcare and devolution, health systems and regulation of health and social care professionals. Ruby is a Deputy Director of the Mason Institute for Life Sciences and the Law.
Ruby holds a Bachelor of Laws in Law and French Law (First Class Honours) from University College London, and a Master of Laws in Medical Law and Ethics (Distinction) from the University of Edinburgh. Ruby also holds a Diploma in French Law (Distinction) from Aix-Marseille Université.
- Legal Transplants and Policy Transfers: Legislating for Organ Donation in a Devolved UK
- When Borders Change: Public Health, Trade and the Role of Law in the UK and Ireland
- UK-REACH: United Kingdom Research Study into Ethnicity and COVID-19 Outcomes in Healthcare Workers
LLM, Mental Health Law, Tutor
LLM, Medical Law and Ethics (online), Tutor