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Law - Social Sciences - 31.10.2019
Why repatriation is important
The question of repatriation is on the table again for negotiation internationally and the discussion has moved on from where it was in the last decades.

Law - 24.10.2019
This Sussex Life: Gary Railton, avian pest controller.
This Sussex Life: Gary Railton, avian pest controller. "George acts as a natural deterrent""
Avian pest controller Gary Railton talks about how his Harris's hawk George helps to prevent gulls swiping people's lunches on the University of Sussex campus.

Law - 01.07.2019
How unwanted sexual images are shattering lives
Imagine if you had a sexual image of yourself shared online without your consent. Sadly, this happens all too often and can be absolutely devastating for the victim.

Law - Computer Science / Telecom - 09.04.2019
University of Birmingham AI expert contributes to EU Commission on AI ethics guidelines
The University of Birmingham's Professor Karen Yeung is a member and co-rapporteur of the EU Expert Group on Artificial Intelligence, which has just released its Ethics Guidelines for Trustworthy AI in Europe.

Social Sciences - Law - 25.03.2019
South African families set to benefit from clearer understanding of property law
Families living in South Africa's former black townships are set to benefit from clearer understanding and fresh consideration of the laws on property and inheritance surrounding apartheid-era ‘family houses', thanks to new research from the University of Birmingham. Dr Maxim Bolt worked with South African-based NGO ProBono.Org to develop a toolkit to help guide discussions to develop policy changes to reduce the risk of people living in such properties - particularly women and children - becoming disadvantaged.

Law - 06.01.2019
Identifies clinical risks and biomarkers that could be used to screen patients with heart condition
Workers involved in fragmented production chains are increasingly exposed to exploitation, modern slavery and human rights violations.

Law - 21.12.2018

Law - Religions - 10.08.2018
Boris comments legitimises Islamophobic sentiment says "burqa ban" challenge legal advisor
An expert in international human rights at the University of Sussex has criticised former foreign secretary Boris Johnson claiming his comments on women who wear burqas “legitimise Islamophobic sentiment”.

Social Sciences - Law - 06.08.2018
Justice in Wales?
Could a distinct Welsh justice system improve access to justice, reduce crime and promote rehabilitation? The future of the current single ‘England and Wales' justice system is being called into question as variations between the laws of the two countries increase.

Law - Social Sciences - 27.07.2018
’Unreasonable behaviour’ most common ground for divorce
What grounds do people give for wanting a divorce? That question sits at the centre of a new Oxford University study which charts the changes in the main 'facts' that husbands and wives give for petitioning for divorce, since the Divorce Reform Act 1969 was implemented in 1971.

Law - Social Sciences - 12.07.2018
Pioneering Professor Barbara Harrell-Bond dies
Tributes have been paid to Professor Barbara Harrell-Bond OBE, Emerita Professor and founding Director of the Refugee Studies Centre (RSC) at Oxford University, who died on Wednesday 11 July 2018.

Administration - Law - 12.07.2018
UCL to lead major review of legal services regulation
An independent review into the regulatory framework for legal services in the UK is to be led by Professor Stephen Mayson (UCL Laws).

Law - Social Sciences - 12.07.2018

Administration - Law - 12.07.2018
Justice and Jurisdiction project provides important and timely insights
Research being carried out at Cardiff University will help policymakers decide on the future of the Welsh justice system.

Business / Economics - Law - 07.06.2018
UK companies need to act now to prepare for the loss of the EU right to freedom of establishment, advises Warwick legal expert
The third paper in a new GLOBE Centre Policy Brief Series is published today. The Future of UK-EU Corporate Mobility explores the risk that, after Brexit, UK companies operating in the EU could cease to be recognised by their host nations.

Law - Administration - 04.06.2018
Two research projects awarded funding
Two research projects awarded funding
The Scottish Government is providing funding for two projects, to be led by researchers from Glasgow and Stirling universities.

Innovation - Law - 09.05.2018
Oxford to be key player in new AI accountability project
The University of Oxford is to play a central role in ground-breaking new research to make future artificial intelligence (AI) systems more transparent and accountable. Image credit: Shutterstock The University of Oxford is to play a central role in ground-breaking new research intended to make future artificial intelligence (AI) systems more transparent and accountable.

Law - 30.04.2018
Syria airstrikes add another 'exception' to beleaguered parliamentary convention, say experts
Syria airstrikes add another ’exception’ to beleaguered parliamentary convention, say experts
A new book launching in Cambridge today explores the parliamentary convention intended to allow MPs a vote on military action.

Social Sciences - Law - 10.04.2018
World-leading expert in slavery perpetrators joins Nottingham
PA 58/18 The Rights Lab at the University of Nottingham has welcomed a world-leading expert on modern slavery perpetrators as its latest recruit.

Law - Social Sciences - 12.03.2018
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