Updates from Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences

The latest updates from the Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences.


Parents in NI find supporting children’s learning and well-being from home difficult, new report finds

Parents from across Northern Ireland with children in primary, post-primary and special schools overwhelmingly found supporting their children’s learning from home and well-being challenging and difficult during lockdown.

9 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

Green light for project investigating cross-border museum activity in Ireland

The Irish Museums Association (IMA) and Ulster University have today, 17 June 2020, announced Ms Catherine McCullough as the recipient of the Northern Bridge Consortium Collaborative Doctoral Award ‘The EU and the museum: an investigation of

17 June 2020

Access to Justice Scholarships

Scholarships for the LLM Access to Justice

16 June 2020

Jurisprudential and legislative milestones in human rights prosecutions: Chile 1990-2020

New working document from Professor Cath Collins

16 June 2020

The reemergence of the disappeared, the role of remains and the forensic gaze

Professor Cath Collins has recently published this essay

16 June 2020

Magee Law Online Experience

Our students' view on the move to online teaching

9 June 2020

Jordanstown Law Online Experience

Our Jordanstown students' views on the move online

9 June 2020

WPS@20: Reflecting on Twenty Years of Women, Peace and Security at the UN Security Council

A series of events to mark the twentieth anniversary of landmark UN Security Council Resolution 1325 on Women, Peace and Security.

8 June 2020