Daragh Murray is a Senior Lecturer at the Human Rights Centre & School of Law. His research focuses on issues relating to conflict and counter-terrorism, as regulated by the law of armed conflict and international human rights law. He has a particular interest in the use of technology, particularly in a surveillance context, and in understanding how human rights can be applied to emerging tech. He is a former Government of Ireland IRCHSS Research Scholar, and has a PhD in Law from the University of Essex, an LLM in International Human Rights Law from the Irish Centre for Human Rights, and an MSc in Computer Security & Forensics from Dublin City University.
Prior to becoming an academic Daragh worked as Head of the International Unit at the Palestinian Centre for Human Rights in Gaza, for approximately six years, and engaged actively with a number of other NGOs. He is currently a member of the Human Rights Big Data & Technology Project, based at the University of Essex Human Rights Centre.