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John Rumbold


Nottingham Law School


Developing and administering the governance framework for the forthcoming HTA research licence.

Career overview

Dr Rumbold completed his doctoral thesis on the sleepwalking defence and expert evidence. He previously worked on the AEGLE project at Kingston University London prior to the project moving to Nottingham Trent University.

He is also an hourly paid lecturer with Nottingham Law School

Research areas

Dr Rumbold is particularly interested in forensic sleep disorders, but is also conducting research into other areas of law such as the role of consent in serious harms.

External activity

He has published a monograph on the defence of automatism (Routledge).

Sponsors and collaborators

Press expertise

Forensic Sleep Disorders