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Local residents entertained, challenged and moved by Festival of Social Science

More than 500 people took part in the workshops, talks and activities organised by the University of Warwick for this year’s Festival of Social Science.

University researchers took to Coventry and Warwickshire’s streets, bars and community centres to share insights from their work and found an enthusiastic and interested audience.

Tue 19 Nov 2019, 14:22 | Tags: Staff in action, Feature

WLS participates in discussion on Legal Determinants of Health report

Dr Sharifah Sekalala participated in a panel discussion on Monday 28th October 2019 at Chatham House. The event launched The Lancet, O’Neill Institute and Georgetown University Commission on Health and Law report The Legal Determinants of Health.

Wed 30 Oct 2019, 10:00 | Tags: Research, Staff in action, Feature

Law colleagues receive Long Service Awards

Congratulations to Shaheen Ali and Jacqueline Hodgson for receiving their long service awards.

Fri 18 Oct 2019, 10:00 | Tags: Award, Staff in action

Warwick Law Professor involved in major study by Scottish Government

Professor Vanessa Munro of Warwick Law School was one of the researchers behind a major study by the Scottish Government into the unique nature of the Scottish jury system, which has 15 jurors, three verdicts and a simple majority.

Wed 09 Oct 2019, 11:03 | Tags: Research, Staff in action

Black History Month Exhibition

This summer, Dr Sharifah Sekalala, Associate Professor at Warwick Law School asked our staff to come up with suggestions of books that have influenced their thinking on race, especially with regard to the law. We had some ideas of what books they might suggest, however their selections were a much more eclectic mix of books, podcasts and even music than we had expected. We hope you enjoy reading them and would love to hear any recommendations you may have.

Mon 07 Oct 2019, 14:07 | Tags: Research, Staff in action, Feature

Warwick Professor elected to governing body of European Law Institute

Professor Christian Twigg-Flesner is one of 28 members of the European Law Institute (ELI) elected by the general assembly to serve on its Council at its Annual Conference held in Vienna earlier this month.

The institute is an independent organisation, which aims to improve the quality of European law.

Fri 13 Sep 2019, 09:42 | Tags: Research, PG News, Staff in action

Warwick Law contributes to UN Report

Dr Celine Tan, Dr Stephen Connelly and Rafael Quintero-Godinez have contributed research and academic opinion to a forthcoming report to the UN General Assembly.

Thu 12 Sep 2019, 13:48 | Tags: GLOBE Centre, Research, Staff in action

Warwick Law Professor gives address at New Zealand Parliament

On Thursday 29th August 2019, Professor Vanessa Munro gave the 2019 Shirley Smith Address at the New Zealand Parliament. Vanessa’s talk was titled ‘Judging Juries: The ‘Common Sense’ Conundrums of Prosecuting Violence Against Women’,


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