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Dr Yog Upadhyay

School of Civil Engineering and Built Environment

Faculty of Engineering and Technology

Yog is a Senior Lecturer in Construction Law. He joined Liverpool John Moores University from Derby Law School, University of Derby, where he was a lecturer in law. Yog's research is focused in the issues of sustainability, looking into how the law and regulatory frameworks can contribute to the global sustainability and resilience around built environment, food etc. Yog is also interested in Intellectual Property and International Law, particularly looking at the operation of law and international treaties for developing and least developed countries in the area of food and agriculture. He is currently working in legal research around global resilience, sustainability and responsible governance of science and technology from the perspective of the international legal frameworks and human rights.


2018, Liverpool John Moores University, United Kingdom, PG Certificate in Teaching and Learning at Higher Education
2010, Univerity of Sheffield, United Kingdom, PhD


Higher Education Academy, United Kingdom, Fellow of Higher Education Academy

Academic appointments

Lecturer in Law, Derby Law School, College of Law, Humanties and Social Sciences, University of Derby, 2012 - 2015
Lecturer, Business Law and Social Sciences, Sheffield International College, University of Sheffield, 2007 - 2012
Graduate Tutor / Research Assistant, School of Law / Sheffeld Institute for Biotechnological Law and Ethics (SIBLE), University of Sheffield, 2003 - 2007
Research Associate, School of Law, Queen Mary, University of London, 2002 - 2003

Conference publication

Aich P, Ataby AA, Mahyoub M, Mustafina J, Upadhyay Y. 2023. Automated Plant Disease Diagnosis in Apple Trees Based on Supervised Machine Learning Model Proceedings - International Conference on Developments in eSystems Engineering, DeSE, 2023-January :160-165 DOI Publisher Url

Mahyoub M, Ataby AA, Upadhyay Y, Mustafina J. 2023. AIRBNB Price Prediction Using Machine Learning Proceedings - International Conference on Developments in eSystems Engineering, DeSE, 2023-January :166-171 DOI Publisher Url

Journal article

Hartwell JC, Upadhyay Y, Sourani A. 2019. Influential factors of life cycle management in education PFI projects Built Environment Project and Asset Management, 9 :302-314 DOI Publisher Url

Upadhyay YP. Negotiating Liability Under Biosafety Protocol International Journal of Liability and Scientific Enquiry, 1 :1-9 DOI

Upadhyay YP. Digital dilemma in trademark and adwords, where are we heading? (Forthcoming 2017) IJIP,


Upadhyay YP. 2006. Liability Under Biosafety Protocol. Kirkegard S. Business Law : Present and Emerging Trends 1 :1-20 Association of IT Lawyers. Denmark

Books (authored)

Upadhyay YP. International Plant Intellectual Property (Forthcoming )


Upadhyay YP. Approaches to PhD Supervision. Public Url

Other invited event:

Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) CPD day Manchester, AJ Ball Stadium, (Invited Speech) BIM and legal issues.. 2019

Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) CPD, Leeds, Hilton Holtel, CPD Course on "Construction Law Update: Extension of Time" delivered. (Invited Speech). 2019

RICS CPD Day, Liverpool, Key note speech " Built Environment and Dispute Resolution.. 2019

Research Grants Awarded:

LJMU Curriculum Enhancement Internship, Teaching law to non-law students, Grant value (£): £2,500. 2018

External PGR examinations performed:

University of Derby, PhD, Harmonisation of CISG. 2016

University of Derby, MPhil, Margin of appreciation doctrine. 2015

Teaching qualification:

Fellow of Higher Education Academy. 2015

Other Professional Activity:

Freelance arbitrator (intellectual property and investment disputes).

Member of the University Research Ethics Committee (UREC),The University of Sheffield..