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Professor Celine Tan contributes to consultation on JET-IP

Professor Celine Tan from Warwick Law School contributed to the South Africa Presidential Climate Commission (PCC) Consultation on the Just Energy Transition Plan (JET-IP). The JET-IP is part of a multi-country funding initiative, the Just Economic Transition Partnership (JETP), by a coalition of developed countries to support a number of developing countries' transition away from dependence on coal and other fossil fuels.

Wed 26 Apr 2023, 12:37 | Tags: Research, Staff in action

Ground-Breaking Report launched by Minister for Safeguarding at the House of Commons

On Monday 13 March 2023, Vanessa Munro and Lotte Young Andrade launched a report that they co-authored with Sarah Dangar (Advocacy After Fatal Domestic Abuse) entitled ‘Learning Legacies: An Analysis of Domestic Homicide Reviews in Cases of Domestic Abuse Suicide’. The aim was to learn more about the profiles and experiences of victims, the adequacy of service responses during their lives and after their deaths, and the ways in which DHRs are commissioned and conducted in suicide cases.

Thu 23 Mar 2023, 12:00 | Tags: Impact, Research, Staff in action, Report

WLS Research Fellows attend the Royal Society Event for British Academy Fellows from Ukraine

On the 15th of February 2023, the Royal Society hosted an event for British Academy Fellows from Ukraine, which was attended by fellows from the WLS research team – Dr Aisel Omarova and Dr Maryna Utkina.

Fri 24 Feb 2023, 11:14 | Tags: Research, Staff in action

Sam Adelman discusses historic and contemporary injustices in recent Faculti interview

The Law School's Professor Sam Adelman discusses the historic and contemporary injustices caused by maldevelopment and neoliberal globalisation, climate change and ecological destruction in a recent interview with Faculti, an online reference tool which gives instant access to relevant and up-to-date academic and professional research insights. Watch the full interview.

Fri 03 Feb 2023, 15:40 | Tags: Research, Staff in action

Wellcome Trust Research Fellow

Applications are open for a Postdoctoral Research Fellow. Applications are open for a Postdoctoral Research Fellow. The successful applicant will work closely with the Primary Investigator, Professor Sharifah Sekalala, to provide research support and to deliver project objectives across data collection, analysis, and the dissemination of outputs on the Wellcome Trust funded project, ‘There is no app for this! Regulating the migration of health data in Africa,’ at the University of Warwick’s School of Law. Closing date: 26 February 2023. Find out more and apply nowLink opens in a new window

Fri 27 Jan 2023, 15:48 | Tags: Research

Professor Twigg-Flesner hosted meeting of “From Smart Technologies to Smart Consumer Law” project team

On 23 and 24 January 2023, the project team of the AHRC/DfG-funded research project “From Smart Technologies to Smart Consumer Laws” held a working meeting at the University of Warwick. The project focuses on a range of consumer challenges created by the Internet of Things (IoT), which is characterised by a complex integration of physical and digital products and services, e.g., in the context of smart homes, connected vehicles or consumer wearables.

Thu 26 Jan 2023, 15:27 | Tags: Conference/Workshop, Research, Staff in action

Professor Munro secures University Policy Support Funding for two upcoming research projects

Professor Vanessa Munro has been awarded funding from the University’s Policy Support fund to support her two new research projects which will look at domestic abuse suicides and harassment during student legal placements.

Fri 16 Dec 2022, 14:25 | Tags: Research, Staff in action, Funding

UK needs trade policy changes to tackle climate crisis, new report warns

UK Climate and Trade Commission’s new report calls for Government-led change for trade policy to deliver COP27 promises.

In the new report, the Commission calls on the UK Government to support climate action through its trade policies. The House of Commons saw experts and policymakers meet on Wednesday 14 December 2022 to discuss the newly published inaugural report.

Thu 15 Dec 2022, 11:14 | Tags: Research, Report, Climate change

Law students put school exclusions in the spotlight

When a school decides to exclude a child, it can be a very challenging and uncertain time, not only for the child or young person, but also for their parents and carers.

To help support families through the process, Warwickshire County Council have been working in partnership with The University of Warwick, Bailey Wright and Co Solicitors and Warwickshire Parent Carer Voice to create a resource families can use to better understand the law and their rights.

Wed 07 Dec 2022, 10:51 | Tags: Research, law in the community

Policing, Culture and Community

Professor Jackie Hodgson and Dr Rachel Lewis have been awarded £30,000 to work with West Midlands Police (WMP) to translate the findings from their research on police community engagement through arts and culture, into changes in police training, policy and strategy.

Tue 29 Nov 2022, 14:35 | Tags: Award, Research, Staff in action

Dalvinder Singh cited in final Financial Stability Board Report

Dalvinder Singh’s co-authored paper ‘ECB Significant-Bank Risk Profile and COVID-19 Crisis Containment: What Approach in the Transitioning Phase? IADI Sponsored Paper Series, No. 2, July 2022’ formally contributes to the international conversation on how best to ‘exit’ COVID 19 support measures. The Financial Stability Board published its final report on what kind of exit strategies would ensure equitable outcomes once countries start to remove Covid-19 support measures.

Thu 17 Nov 2022, 12:16 | Tags: Research, Staff in action

Dr Laura Lammasniemi wins prestigious Indian Law Review Best Article Prize 2021

Warwick Law School’s Dr Laura Lammasniemi has won the prestigious Indian Law Review Best Article Prize 2021 for a co-authored article called ‘Dadaji Bhikaji v Rukhmabai (1886) ILR 10 Bom 301: Rewriting Consent and Conjugal Relations in Colonial India'. The article was written for the Indian Feminist Judgments Project (IFJP).

Tue 18 Oct 2022, 10:20 | Tags: Award, Research, Staff in action

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