Warwick Law School News
The latest updates from our department
Warwick Law School’s Dr Christine Schwöbel-Patel has taken up a prestigious Alexander von Humboldt fellowship for experienced researchers. For the next year, Christine will be based at the Humboldt University of Berlin, where she is working on the topic ‘Making States “Safe” for Investment: International Criminal Law and Imperial Rentier Capitalism’.
Every year, several awards and prizes are granted to a selection of our students to recognise and celebrate the success of our top performers! We are proud to announce this year's award winners.
The Law School has seen significant success in the latest Warwick Awards for Teaching ExcellenceLink opens in a new window (WATE) with four of our colleagues winning awards in different categories. Head of School, Professor Victor Tadros commented "It is terrific to see our staff and postgraduate community receiving recognition for the brilliant teaching they do."
Criminal Justice Centre (CJC) directors, Ana Aliverti and Henrique Carvalho, and member, Anastasia Chamberlen, have been awarded the prestigious Leverhulme Trust’s Research Project Grant for their project ‘The Vulnerable State: Appraising the Ambivalent Economies of State Power'.
Wajma Zazai, who is currently studying on our Law 3 year LLB degree and will graduate this summer has been awarded the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge Scholarship from The Honourable Society of the Middle Temple to support her Bar Vocational Studies.
The 2022 shortlist for the Warwick Awards for Teaching Excellence (WATE) have been released and Warwick Law School has two nominations. With more than 115 excellent educators, teams, and communities to choose from, the WATE judging panels deliberated long and hard to identify those going through to the next round. Dr Jane Bryan has been nominated for the Social Sciences Faculty award and PhD student Cherisse Francis has been nominated for a Postgraduates who Teach award. Congratulations and best of luck to both of them. The winners will be announced on 27 June 2022.
'Window-dressing' in the COVID-19 pandemic: The troubling story behind the rainbows in the windows has been published in our Lacuna Magazine. The author, Amanda Kowalczyk, who is currently studying part-time on our LLM in Advanced Legal Studies, won Lacuna's 2021 Warwick Law School Writing Competition for her story about the impact of the Covid lockdown on children.
Every year, several awards and prizes are granted to a selection of our graduating students to recognise and celebrate the success of our top performers! We are proud to announce this year's winners.
Warwick Law School researcher is British Science Festival 2021 Award Lecture Winner for Social Sciences
Dr Laura Lammasniemi has been chosen to deliver the 2021 British Science Association Social Sciences Award Lecture, in recognition of her innovative research and commitment to public engagement.
Law finalist Ruth Mukasa has successfully completed the Warwick Skills Portfolio Award (WSPA) this year. The WSPA scheme helps students to enhance their study skills and develop other skills that are not only valued by employers but also useful more broadly for students in their personal lives whilst studying at Warwick.
Dr Celine Tan and Dr Andi Hoxhaj have been announced as winners of this year’s Warwick Awards for Teaching Excellence (WATE) and PhD student Sahar Shah has been awarded the Warwick Award for Teaching Excellence for Postgraduates who Teach (WATE PGR).