Article by Dr Yvette Russell wins award for excellence in law and language scholarship 12 June 2018 Law Lecturer Yvette Russell was recently named as the 2017 recipient of the Penny Pether Award for Law and Language Scholarship, a prestigious American prize for excellence in interdisciplinary scholarship.
- Article by Dr Yvette Russell wins award for excellence in law and language scholarship 12 June 2018 Law Lecturer Yvette Russell was recently named as the 2017 recipient of the Penny Pether Award for Law and Language Scholarship, a prestigious American prize for excellence in interdisciplinary scholarship.
- THE article: Overseas scholars' right to strike by Dr Shreya Atrey 12 June 2018 The Law School's Dr Shreya Atrey recently published an article in Times Higher Education (THE), discussing the recent industrial action surrounding pensions in the UK higher education sector and the effects of current Home Office policy regarding absence without pay on academics working in the UK on a Tier 2 visa.
- World Oceans Day: Spotlight on the Law of the Sea 8 June 2018 In 2008, the United Nations General Assembly decided that, as of 2009, 8 June would be celebrated as “World Oceans Day”. Ten years later, World Oceans Day is a reminder of the major role the oceans have in our everyday life. To celebrate this year’s World Oceans Day, we look at some of the Law School's research activities on the law of the sea and maritime security.
- Law school rises to 11th in Guardian University league table 7 June 2018 The Guardian University League table 2019 saw the Law School positioned as a top 11 UK Law School, ranking 8th in England and Wales.
- Law School academics win Bristol Teaching Award 6 June 2018 Two colleagues in the University of Bristol Law School’s Centre for Health, Law, and Society, Professor John Coggon and Dr Oliver Quick, were winners at this year’s Bristol Teaching Awards, hosted by Bristol’s Students' Union and the University.
- Treaties, Brexit, and the Constitution: Dr Eirik Bjorge submits evidence to parliament 31 May 2018 Dr Eirik Bjorge recently submitted evidence to the House of Lords Committee, co-written with Arabella Lang (Senior Researcher, House of Commons Library) and Dr Ewan Smith (Shaw Junior Research Fellow, University of Oxford). The submission tackles the foreseeable treaty problems posed by the Brexit process and suggests practicable mechanisms for parliamentary scrutiny.
- Workshop held on Global Challenges in Securing Reproductive Rights and the Empowerment of Women and Girls 30 May 2018 On Friday 18 May 2018 the Centre for Health, Law, and Society, the Human Rights Implementation Centre, and the FSSL International Development Research Group co-hosted a workshop on 'Global Challenges in Securing Reproductive Rights and the Empowerment of Women and Girls'.
- Andrew Charlesworth discusses new EU General Data Protection Regulation with BBC Radio Bristol 25 May 2018 Reader in IT Law, Andrew Charlesworth, discussed the new EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which came into force on 25 May 2018, with BBC Radio Bristol.
- Africa Day: Spotlight on Dr Foluke Adebisi and FACE 2018 25 May 2018 This Africa Day, 25 May 2018, sign up for the launch event of Forever Africa (FACE), a Pan-African initiative brought together by staff and students at the University of Bristol and directed by the Law School’s Dr Foluke Adebisi.
- Q&A with Bella Cooper: Training contracts and resilience 24 May 2018 Final year Law student Bella Cooper recently secured a training contract with Macfarlanes. She spoke to us about the interview process, her Law School experience, and the importance of not giving up at first hurdles.