Personal profile

Research interests

Aislinn's research focuses on the interaction of intellectual property law with culture, focusing on the protections or lack thereof which are available to media other than those traditionally covered by intellectual property provisions.
Her current research projects cover the legal mechanisms available for removal of private sexual images from online, technology-based violence, and the interactino between intellectual property rights and digital spaces.


Personal profile

Aislinn has been at Royal Holloway since January 2018, when she joined as a Lecturer in Law.  

Prior to joining RHUL, she was a Lecturer in Law at St Mary's University Twickenham, and visiting lecturer at UCL, where she completed her PhD. Her research into copyright for publishers in the face of the digital shift was funded by the Stationers Foundation. 


Aislinn teaches on a variety of modules on the LLB courses, including English Legal Systems, Methods and Practice, Law of Contract, and Law of Torts.

Educational background

BCL (Law and French) NUI, LLM (International Business Law) NUI, Master I Lyon II, PhD UCL

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 5 - Gender Equality
  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions

Education/Academic qualification

Academic Practice, Postgraduate Certificate in Academic Practice (Higher Education), St Mary's University Twickenham

Oct 2017Oct 2018

Award Date: 21 Nov 2018

Law, LLM, National University of Ireland, Maynooth

11 Sept 201131 Jul 2012

Award Date: 31 Oct 2012

Law and French, BCL (Hons)

15 Sept 200815 Jun 2011

Award Date: 9 Sept 2011

Information Studies, PhD, University College London

1 Jan 201315 Oct 2016

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