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Ms. Hope Davidson



Dr Hope Davidson is a former solicitor and an Irish Research Council Scholar. She has a BA in History from Trinity College, an LLM in Health & Care Law from University College Cork, and a PhD from the University of Limerick. Her doctoral thesis was entitled 'Decision-making in dementia care: from protection to participation'.

Research Interests

Mental Health and Mental Capacity Law - Medical Law - Law and Ethics - Research Ethics

Teaching Interests

Constitutional Law
Legal Systems and Methods
Medical Law
Nursing Law
Research Ethics.

Professional Activities


  • 2016 - Government of Ireland Postgraduate Scholarship