Julian Vido

PhD candidate

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Policy wonk. Regulatory economist. Closet creative.#

Julian is a PhD candidate at the School of Cybernetics.

Julian is a lawyer and policy expert, with particular expertise advocating for human rights and designing systems to improve access to justice. Most recently, he led the redesign and implementation of policies for the protection of Aboriginal sacred site, and his research contributed to the permanent moratorium of seabed mining in Northern Territory coastal waters. Through his research with the School of Cybernetics, Julian is focused on designing technology systems that ensure community and environmental wellbeing. He is seeking to develop design principles and cybernetic methods that ensure justice is a central consideration in the development, implementation and monitoring of AI systems.

You are on Aboriginal land.

The Australian National University acknowledges, celebrates and pays our respects to the Ngunnawal and Ngambri people of the Canberra region and to all First Nations Australians on whose traditional lands we meet and work, and whose cultures are among the oldest continuing cultures in human history.

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