David Townend (D.M.R.)

David Townend is Professor of Health and Life Sciences Jurispriudence. His theoretical work is focused on the relationship between individual and collective responsibility in relation to health and life science research; politeness and governance; and, on the concepts of privacy and property in research governance. His practical work focuses on data protection and privacy in medical and health research (especially Big Data and data sharing issues), and on the creation of effective research governance.