School of Law News and Updates

Latest updates from the School of Law, Transitional Justice Institute, Legal Innovation Centre and Ulster University Law Clinic.


Memory production, vandalism, violence

Our PhD research, Selbi Durdiyeva has just published ‘Memory production, vandalism, violence: Civil society and lessons from a short life of a monument to Stalin’ in the journal Constellations.

7 August 2020

Graduate news

Dr Omar El Masri was recently appointed to the permanent post of Lecturer in Criminology in the School of Natural & Social Sciences, at the University of Gloucestershire.

3 August 2020

Barriers to participation for Litigants in Person in remote hearings

Blog by Professor Gráinne McKeever

31 July 2020

Summer Seminar Series

A collaboration between the Ulster University and Queens University Belfast PhD Researchers

30 July 2020

Graduate news

Dr Elise Ketelaars' new job

30 July 2020

A migrant researching migrants

Cristal Palacios-Yumar, psychologist, activist, researcher.

26 July 2020

Ambushed by Memory

Article by Prof Rolston in the International Journal of Transitional Justice

26 July 2020

What's the Craic?

Informal brown bag seminar series

15 July 2020

Human Rights and Administrative Justice

Ulster Law School research highlighted in Administrative Justice Council seminar.

8 July 2020

Faculty Supervisor of the Year

Eilish Rooney has been named the Faculty Supervisor of the Year in Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences.

6 July 2020

Research report finds life on Universal Credit is `still a struggle

The UK government has been urged redesign the social security system so that it "treats everyone with dignity and respect". Research carried out by the University of York in partnership with the Ulster University, found that radical changes to

2 July 2020

Online Seminar Series on Dealing with the Past in Northern Ireland: Deepening the Debate

A seminar series exploring the Stormont House Agreement and dealing with the past in Northern Ireland.

2 July 2020

New JRF Report on Universal Credit in Northern Ireland

Dr Mark Simpson co-authors report on Universal Credit.

30 June 2020

Dr Thomas Hansen

We are pleased to share that Dr Thomas Hansen has been promoted to Senior Lecturer in the most recent promotions round at Ulster University.

30 June 2020

Universal credit should be designed with the people who use it, new report says

Radical changes to Universal Credit are needed now more than ever to help families facing further hardship as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, a new report says.

30 June 2020

SRN Summer Seminar Series

PhD Researchers - Nisan Alici and Selbi Durdiyeva

26 June 2020

Are young people the forgotten victims of the Covid pandemic?

Ciara Fitzpatrick participated in the main discussion of the morning which focused on the fate of young people as the catastrophic economic repercussions of the pandemic begin to unfold.

23 June 2020

Memory of Nations: Democratic Transition Guide

In June 2020 Prof Cath Collins published bilingual (English and Spanish) chapters on Lustration and on Investigation and Prosecution of Regime Crimes.

23 June 2020

Women’s Rights in Armed Conflict Under International Law: A Focus on WPS-CEDAW Synergies

This event took place on Monday 15 June 2020 as part of the 'Gender Peace and Security Seminar Series'.

23 June 2020

Access to Justice Scholarships

Scholarships for the LLM Access to Justice

16 June 2020