Professor Judy Laing secures parliamentary fellowship to help brief MPs on mental health law reform 15 January 2021 The Law School’s Professor of Mental Health Law, Rights and Policy, Judy Laing, has secured a parliamentary academic fellowship to work with the House of Commons’ Library to provide expertise in mental health law.
- Professor Judy Laing secures parliamentary fellowship to help brief MPs on mental health law reform 15 January 2021 The Law School’s Professor of Mental Health Law, Rights and Policy, Judy Laing, has secured a parliamentary academic fellowship to work with the House of Commons’ Library to provide expertise in mental health law.
- Record numbers of law students receive a career mentor in scheme expansion 15 December 2020 The Law School, working in collaboration with the Professional Liaison Network (PLN), has managed to secure record numbers of mentoring places for law students to support their career journey alongside their studies this year.
- New Law School Global Partnerships 15 December 2020 The Law School has announced a number of international partnerships through the University’s Global Transfer programme. The partnerships will provide talented students from China and India with the opportunity to transfer their studies to Bristol, experience a world-leading legal education and graduate with a degree from both the participating university and the University of Bristol.
- Abdulhakeem Tijani, 1985-2020 14 December 2020 Abdulhakeem Tijani, who was a PhD student and Teaching Assistant in the Law School, sadly passed away in Nigeria in October this year. He was taken from us too early, but his memory will live long in the memories of staff, PGR colleagues, and of students he taught. Professors Judy Laing and Rachel Murray provide a tribute to his life.
- Human Rights Day: COVID-19 and the role of the Human Rights Implementation Centre 10 December 2020 10 December marks the 2020 Human Rights Day. The theme this year relates to the COVID-19 pandemic and focuses on the need to ensure human rights are central to recovery efforts. Throughout the year, members of the Law School’s Human Rights Implementation Centre have demanded that ongoing monitoring of individuals deprived of their liberty remains a priority for States around the world – whilst undertaking new research to inform future implementation.
- Dr Katie Cruz in ESRC-funded research project to assess how Covid-19 is reshaping early years childcare 9 December 2020 A team of researchers from the universities of Leeds and Bristol, including the Law School’s Dr Katie Cruz, have been awarded funding of more than £430,000 from the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC), as part of the UK Research and Innovation’s rapid response to Covid-19, to assess the impact of coronavirus on early years childcare provision in the UK.
- Why we’re a world-leading, truly international Law School - Q&A with our International Director 1 December 2020 This week we caught up with the Law School’s International Director, Professor Tonia Novitz, to find out more about the School’s international community, her ambition for our student mobility courses and her advice for students thinking about embarking on a law course.
- International student scholarships: Think Big about Global Justice and apply today 30 November 2020 Applications for the Think Big about Global Justice Scholarship are now open to international undergraduate and postgraduate students starting their law degree at the University of Bristol in September 2021.
- 'A law conversion course with a twist' - Q&A with MA student, Ffion Davies 19 November 2020 Choosing your route into law can be a tough decision, with multiple options available - which is why we asked current MA Law student, Ffion Davies to give some insight on what it is like to study our two-year fast track, senior status law degree and how the in depth approach has helped her to focus her future aspirations.
- A research informed curriculum - Q&A with acting MA Director 18 November 2020 Ahead of our Postgraduate Virtual Open Day on 20 November, acting director of our MA in Law programme Dr Joshua Paine spoke to us about what it is like to study at a top 10 UK Law School, its dynamic learning community and how research informs a diverse curriculum.