School of Law News and Updates

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


Law and Practice of Peacekeeping

Book launch for The Law and Practice of Peacekeeping

15 October 2021

Impact of Brexit on Section 75 equality groups in Northern Ireland: EU Funding

The Equality Commission for Northern Ireland has awarded Ulster University a tender to conduct research.

12 October 2021

The Saturday Mothers movement in Turkey: 26-year quest for justice and truth

In this blog, Nisan Alici discusses the Saturday Mothers movement, who have been mobilising since 1995.

12 October 2021

Ballymurphy Poems

A reading with Eilish Rooney

11 October 2021

Roua Al Taweel - new PhD Researcher

In her research project, Roua addresses the question of truth and justice in Syria through investigating non-SEA gendered harms such as economic and civil rights, political participation, and mental health.

6 October 2021

New research report published

From Converging Roads to Narrowing Grounds: The Struggle for Peace by LGBTI+ and Women’s Organizations in Turkey

6 October 2021

Violence, Militarised Policing and Mental Health in Brazil

Address to Human Rights Council delegates

5 October 2021

Prof Fidelma Ashe

We are delighted to share the news that Fidelma Ashe has been promoted to Professor of Politics.

29 September 2021

UK’s first ever claimant-led guide to Universal Credit launches just as furlough ends, with thousands more claims expected

Researchers from Ulster University and the University of York worked with claimants to develop this innovative online guide

29 September 2021

New TJI Director

We are pleased to announce that Prof Siobhán Wills will be taking over as Director of the Transitional Justice Institute from 1 October 2021.

28 September 2021

Paula Surgenor - new PhD Researcher

The School of Law/TJI welcomes Paula Surgenor

14 September 2021

New Head of Law School: Dr Esther McGuinness

We are pleased to announce that Dr Esther McGuinness has been appointed the new Head of School for Law at Ulster University.

14 September 2021

Congratulations to Dr Selbi Durdiyeva

Selbi Durdiyeva has been selected to participate in the 2021-2022 Alliance for Historical Dialogue and Accountability programme.

10 September 2021

Marianna Espinós Blasco - new PhD Researcher

The School of Law/TJI welcomes Marianna Espinós Blasco

10 September 2021

Congratulations to Dr Michelle Rouse

We are delighted that Dr Michelle Rouse, one of our PhD graduates, has been appointed to a lectureship in Criminology and Criminal Justice at Ulster University.

2 September 2021

Liam Edwards - new PhD researcher

PhD researcher at Ulster University School of Law.

2 September 2021

Postdoctoral Fellowship - Dr Cira Palli-Aspero

Cira has been awarded a BOF three-year postdoctoral fellowship by Ghent University in Belgium.

16 August 2021

Amnesty a line in the sand?

Prof Brandon Hamber writes on statute of limitations proposal.

16 July 2021

Ulster Student named as Law Neuberger prize winner

Law student Colm Crothers has been named the first ever Ulster University student to be awarded the Neuberger Prize.

15 July 2021