Dr Nengye Liu

Nengye Liu
Senior Lecturer
Adelaide Law School
Faculty of the Professions

Dr Nengye Liu joined the Adelaide Law School, University of Adelaide as a Senior Lecturer in January 2017. He was educated in Wuhan University (China, LLB and LLM) and Ghent University (Belgium, Doctor of Law). Prior to moving to Adelaide, he had worked in China, Singapore, Germany, United Kingdom and NSW. Dr Liu has published more than 50 articles in fields of international law of the sea and international environmental law. He has presented research results in more than 20 countries across five continents; convened three international conferences in Scotland (EU-Arctic 2015), Australia (South China Sea 2016) and China (Polar Governance 2017); and succeeded in over 20 funding applications, including, for example, a prestigious European Union Marie Curie Fellowship. Dr Liu holds a number of visiting or adjunct positions in key institutes around the world, such as universities of Cambridge, Tsinghua, Montreal, Lapland, Tromsø, Trier, Tasmania, Shanghai Jiao Tong and Wuhan. He also serves as the Associate Editor of the Yearbook of International Environmental Law (Oxford University Press).

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Dr Nengye Liu

Dr Nengye Liu joined the Adelaide Law School, University of Adelaide as a Senior Lecturer in January 2017. He was educated in Wuhan University (China, LLB and LLM) and Ghent University (Belgium, Doctor of Law). Prior to moving to Adelaide, he had worked in China, Singapore, Germany, United Kingdom and NSW. Dr Liu has published more than 50 articles in fields of international law of the sea and international environmental law. He has presented research results in more than 20 countries across five continents; convened three international conferences in Scotland (EU-Arctic 2015), Australia (South China Sea 2016) and China (Polar Governance 2017); and succeeded in over 20 funding applications, including, for example, a prestigious European Union Marie Curie Fellowship. Dr Liu holds a number of visiting or adjunct positions in key institutes around the world, such as universities of Cambridge, Tsinghua, Montreal, Lapland, Tromsø, Trier, Tasmania, Shanghai Jiao Tong and Wuhan. He also serves as the Associate Editor of the Yearbook of International Environmental Law (Oxford University Press).

  • Public International Law
  • Law of the Sea
  • International Environmental Law
  • Polar Law
  • Chinese Law
  • European Union Law

Appointments

Date Position Institution name
2017 Senior Lecturer University of Adelaide
2015 - 2016 Senior Lecturer University of New England
2013 - 2015 Marie Curie Research Fellow University of Dundee
2012 - 2013 "Future Ocean" Postdoctoral Fellow Kiel University

Awards and Achievements

Date Type Title Institution Name Amount
2016 Visiting Fellowship K.G. Jebsen Centre for the Law of the Sea (JCLOS), University of Tromsø
2013 Certificate of Excellence in Reviewing Ocean and Coastal Management (Elsevier)
2011 International Foundation for the Law of the Sea Summer Academy Scholarship International Foundation for the Law of the Sea
2010 Chinese Government Award for Outstanding Self-Financed PhD Students Abroad China Scholarship Council (CSC), Ministry of Education

Education

Date Institution name Country Title
2007 - 2012 Ghent University Belgium Doctor of Law
2005 - 2007 Wuhan University China Master of Law
2000 - 2004 Wuhan University China Bachelor of Law

Keywords

Environmental and Natural Resources Law, International Law

Journals

Date Citation
2017 Liu,N, 2017, China’s Emerging Arctic Policy – What are the Implications for Arctic Governance?, Jindal Global Law Review, 8, 1, -
2016 Liu,N, Kim,R, 2016, China’s New Law on Exploration and Exploitation of Resources in the International Seabed Area of 2016, International Journal of Marine and Coastal Law, 31, 4, 691-705
2015 Liu,N, 2015, The European Union's Potential Contribution to Enhanced Governance of Offshore Oil and Gas Operations in the Arctic, Review of European, Comparative and International Environmental Law, 24, 2, 223-231 10.1111/reel.12111
2015 Liu,N, 2015, China’s Law and Practice as a Coastal State for the Prevention of Vessel-Source Pollution, Ocean Yearbook, 29, 343-355
2015 Liu,N, Kirk,E, 2015, The European Union’s Potential Contribution to Protect Marine Biodiversity in the Changing Arctic: a Roadmap, International Journal of Marine and Coastal Law, 30, 2, 255-284
2014 Liu,N, 2014, China’s Role in the Changing Governance of Arctic Shipping, Yearbook of Polar Law, 6, 545-558
2014 Liu,N, 2014, Why China Should Ratify the International Convention for the Control and Management of Ships’ Ballast Water and Sediments/中国为什么需要加入《船舶压载水和沉积物控制和管理国际公约》?, China Environmental Law Review/中国环境法学评论, 10, 217-226
2013 Liu,N, 2013, The Evolution of International Law in the Arctic: Challenges and Opportunities for China/变动中的北极治理国际法律体系及中国的挑战和机遇, Chinese Journal of Maritime Law/中国海商法研究, 24, 4, 87-93
2013 Liu,N, 2013, The European Union's Potential Contribution to Enhanced Governance of Arctic Shipping, Zeitschrift für ausländisches öffentliches Recht und Völkerrecht, 73, 4, 705-733
2013 Liu,N, 2013, Prevention of Vessel-Source Pollution in the South China Sea: What Role Can China Play?, Asia Pacific Journal of Environmental Law, 15, 147-166
2013 Liu,N, 2013, Criminal Liability for Vessel-Source Pollution in China: Law and Practice, International Journal of Marine and Coastal Law, 28, 3, 517-531
2013 Liu,N, 2013, Prevention of Invasive Species from Ballast Water, International Journal of Marine and Coastal Law, 28, 1, 171-187
2012 Liu,N, Maes,F, 2012, Legal Constraints to the European Union’s Accession to the International Maritime Organization, Journal of Maritime Law and Commerce, 43, 2, 279-291
2011 Liu,N, Maes,F, 2011, Prevention of Vessel-Source Marine Pollution: A Note on the Challenges and Prospects for Chinese Practice under International Law, Ocean Development and International Law, 42, 4, 356-367
2010 Liu,N, Maes,F, 2010, The European Union and International Maritime Organization: EU’s External Influence on the Prevention of Vessel-Source Pollution, Journal of Maritime Law and Commerce, 41, 4, 581-594
2010 Liu,N, 2010, International Legal Framework on the Prevention of Vessel-Source Pollution, China Oceans Law Review, 12, 2, 238-263
2009 Liu,N, Maes,F, 2009, The European Union’s Role in the Prevention of Vessel-Source Pollution and its Internal Influence, The Journal of International Maritime Law, 15, 5, 411-422

Books

Date Citation
2017 2017, The European Union and the Arctic, Brill Nijhoff, Leiden/Boston

Book Chapters

Date Citation
2017 Liu,N, 2017, The European Union and Regulation of Fisheries in the Central Arctic Ocean, Brill, Leiden/Boston
2017 Koivurova,T, Liu,N, 2017, Protection of the Arctic Marine Environment, Routledge, London
2017 Liu,N, Hossain,K, 2017, China and the Development of International Law on Arctic Shipping: Challenges and Opportunities, Hart Publishing, Oxford, pp. 233-251
2015 Liu,N, 2015, Water and oceans law, Edward Elgar Publishing Limited, Cheltenham, pp. 70-92
2015 Liu,N, 2015, China’s Position on International Environmental Issues, Edward Elgar Publishing Limited, Cheltenham, pp. 368-394
2015 Liu,N, 2015, Climate Change Law in China, Is Renewable Energy Law an Effective Tool for Combatting Climate Change?, Brill, Leiden/Boston, pp. 70-88
2015 Liu,N, 2015, Protection of the Marine Environment from Offshore Oil and Gas Activities, Edward Elgar Publishing Limited, Cheltenham, pp. 190-205
2010 Liu,N, Maes,F, 2010, Criminal Liability and Vessel-Source Pollution in the European Union and the United States: Inspiration for the Prevention of Vessel-Source Pollution in China, Kluwer Law International, The Hague, pp. 193-214

Internet Publications

Date Citation
2016 Liu,N; 2016; China’s emerging Arctic Policy
2016 Liu,N; 2016; Why is China so quiet in the negotiations about fisheries in the central Arctic Ocean?
2016 Liu,N; 2016; How China came in from the cold to help set up Antarctica’s vast new marine park
2016 Liu,N; 2016; Why Antarctica depends on Australia and China’s Alliance?
  • 2017 – 2018, Chief Investigator, “Conservation of Marine Living Resources in the Polar Regions”, Australia-Germany Joint Research Cooperation Scheme, The German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)-Universities Australia (AU$12,000, with Alexander Proelss, Trier University)
  • 2016 – 2017, Chief Investigator, “The European Union and the Conservation of Marine Living Resources in Antarctica”, EU Centre for Global Affairs Annual Grant Program 2016, University of Adelaide, Australia (AU$5,103)
  • 2013 – 2015, Marie Curie Fellow, “The European Union and Legal Protection of Marine Biodiversity in the Arctic (EuroArcticLaB)”, Marie Curie Intra-European Fellowship for Career Development, FP7-People-2012-IEF, European Commission (221,606€, score: 97.6/100, success rate: 16%, Scientist in Charge: Elizabeth Kirk, University of Dundee, UK)
  • 2013 – 2016, Member of Working Group 1 (British Representative), Shipping and Marine Environmental Protection, EU COST Action IS1105 Network of Experts on the Legal Aspects of Maritime Safety and Security (MARSAFENET)
  • 2012 – 2015, Chief Investigator, “The European Union and the Protection of Marine Arctic”, German Research Foundation (DFG) “Future Ocean” Cluster of Excellence Postdoctoral Fellowship, University of Kiel, Germany (225,000€, terminated from September 2013)
  • 2011 – 2012, Chief Investigator, “Prevention of Vessel-Source Pollution under Chinese Law: Problems and Prospects”, Funding for a Long Research Trip Abroad, Research Foundation Flanders (FWO), Belgium (10,230€)
  • 2008 – 2012, Doctoral Researcher, “Prevention of Vessel-Source Pollution, a Comparative Study between European and Chinese Law”, PhD Scholarship for Candidates from Developing Countries, Special Research Fund (BOF), Ghent University, Belgium

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PhD students

  • Geoff Leane (co-supervisor)

Research visitors

  • Valentin Schatz, Research Associate/PhD Candidate, Faculty of Law, Trier University, Germany, April 2017 and April 2018
  • Prof Carina Oliveira, Professor of International and Environmental Law, School of Law, University of Brasília, Brazil, June – September 2017
  • Prof Jianwei Zhang, Professor of Environmental Law, Tianjin University Law School, China, 25 July – 5 August 2016
  • Prof Liyan Yang, Professor of International Law, School of International Law, Southwest University of Political Science and Law, China, 25 July – 15 August 2016

Editorial Boards

Date Role Editorial Board Name Country
2014 Associate Editor Yearbook of International Environmental Law United Kingdom
Position
Senior Lecturer
Phone
83134448
Fax
8313 4344
Campus
North Terrace
Building
Ligertwood Building
Room Number
4.10
Org Unit
Law School

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