Ms Sahar Latheef

Ms Sahar Latheef

M.NSP Hon (ANU), M.PICT, M.ISS (MQ), MEStud (UTS), BSc (UoW)

Sahar Latheef is a doctoral candidate at the Department of International Relations, Australian National University. Her research explores the ethical issues involved in using human enhancement applications in the military, focusing on cognitive enhancements and neurotechnology. Her research interests are in ethics of emerging military technologies. She has extensive academic qualifications consisting of four masters degrees in; biomedical engineering, international security studies and counter terrorism, and national security policy. Sahar has worked in the Australian Public Service for eight years and currently works at the Department of Defence.

Research Interest

Emerging military technology Human enhancement technologies Applied ethics in military technologies

HDR Supervisor/s

Cian O'Driscoll

Thesis Title/Topic

Human Enhancement Technologies in Military Operations; a look at ethical issues

Expertise Area(s)

Ethical Use of New Technology (e.g. Nanotechnology, Biotechnology)
International Security Studies
Biomedical Engineering

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