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Sahar Latheef


Bachelor of Science (Biotechnology) - University of Wollongong

Master of Engineering Studies (Biomedical Engineering)- University of Technology Sydney

Master of Policing, Intelligence and Counter-Terrorism - Macquarie University

Master of International Security Studies (Counter-Terrorism) - Macquarie University

Master of National Security Policy (Advanced)- Honours - Australian National University

Contact details

Sahar is a Doctoral candidate at the National Security College. Her research looks at human enhancement applications in the military with a focus on cognitive enhancements and the impact on moral responsibility.

Sahar has a background in biomedical engineering with professional experience in biomedical research and in industry. Prior to joining the National Security College she worked at the Neuroscience Research Australia conducting research on neurodegenerative disorders. Sahar has also worked in the Australia Public Service for four years and is currently working at the Department of Defence.

Prior to commencing her Doctoral candidature, she completed a Master of National Security Policy (Advanced) with Honours at the National Security College. Her masters research looked at the Malicious Insider Threat and Security Sensitive Biological Agents (SSBA).

Supervisory Panel

Dr Adam Henschke (ANU)

PhD programme

National Security Policy

Topic title

Human enhancement applications in the military

Mailing address

Crawford School of Public Policy
ANU College of Asia & the Pacific
J.G. Crawford Building No. 132
Lennox Crossing
The Australian National University
Canberra ACT 2601 Australia

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