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Ken Mason

UoE Honorary staff


Professor Ken Mason has a long-standing international reputation in the investigation of transport accidents, and in the fields of forensic medicine and pathology generally. He is still publishing in this area - the third edition of The Pathology of Trauma was published in 1999, the fourth edition of Forensic Medicine for Lawyers in 2000, the seventh edition of Mason and McCall Smith's Law and Medical Ethics in 2005, and The Troubled Pregnancy in 2007. In recent years, Ken Mason has undertaken extensive research in medical law and medical ethics, with particular emphasis on the jurisprudence developing around reproductive medicine. He has written several books and articles in this area. He has a practical interest in the medical and scientific aspects of road traffic law.


Research outputs

  1. Waxing and Waning: The Shifting Sands of Autonomy on the Medico-Legal Shore

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

  2. Trust or contract: How far does the contemporary doctor-patient relationship protect and promote autonomy?

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

  3. Relaxation dynamics in a Fe7 nanomagnet

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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