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Professor Aileen McHarg and Dr Eleni Frantziou submits evidence to the House of Commons European Scrutiny Committee’s Inquiry into Retained EU Law

Two academics at Durham Law School, Professor Aileen McHarg and Dr Eleni Frantziou, have recently submitted written evidence to the House of Commons European Scrutiny Committee for its Inquiry into Retained EU Law. In their evidence, Prof McHarg and Dr Frantziou highlight the multifaceted character of retained EU law and its implications for the UK constitutional order, including the devolved administrations. They advise against any wholesale repeal or amendment of retained EU law.
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Professor Michael Bohlander joins advisory council of Interdisciplinary Research Centre for Extraterrestrial Studies

On 3 February 2022, the Council of the Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science of Würzburg University appointed Professor Bohlander to the Scientific Advisory Council of its Interdisciplinary Research Centre for Extraterrestrial Studies (IFEX). He will be advising IFEX in particular on legal aspects surrounding the Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence (SETI), which is one of the Centre's research fields.
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Durham Law School ranked top 50 in QS World rankings 2022

Durham Law School ranked 49th in the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2022.
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The Fringes of Justiciability: A Symposium in Honour of Ian Leigh

Join us for a symposium in Professor Ian Leigh's honour on 13 May 2022.
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COP26 Lecture Series Recordings

The Road to COP 26/CMA 3 Preparatory Lecture Series is a collaboration between the Centre for International Law-NUS, Durham Law School and the IUCN WCEL. This monthly series of lectures has provided an expert overview of the key issues that will be discussed during COP 26/CMA 3, in the context of past COPs and the UNFCCC/Paris Agreement legal framework. Please see recordings of the lectures in the series below:
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IRAB joins the UNFCCC capacity building network - PCCB Network | Paris Committee on Capacity-building (PCCB)

In the spirit of strengthening academic partnerships globally, the international research advisory board (IRAB) was founded in May 2020. IRAB comprises a group of experts in climate law, energy law, climate science and health science, with expertise in academic research and legal practice.
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Rights and the Mother and Baby Homes Report: Reaching Different Findings - Draft Launch

Over the past five months, 25 academics, led by Prof Aoife O’Donoghue (Durham) and Máiréad Enright (Birmingham University Law School) rewrote the Executive Summary of the Irish Mother and Baby Homes Commission of Investigation Report.
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Durham Law School - Congratulations to our Summer Graduands 2021

Members of staff bid a fond farewell to our wonderful Class of 2021.

Professor Deirdre McCann co-organises global labour conference with the UN International Labour Organisation

Professor Deirdre McCann co-organises global labour conference with the UN International Labour Organisation

Dr Andy Hayward appointed Specialist Adviser to the Women and Equalities Committee

Dr Andy Hayward has been appointed the Specialist Adviser to the Women and Equalities Committee in relation to their forthcoming inquiry into the Rights of Cohabiting Partners.
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Professor Thom Brooks becomes elected member of the Academia Europaea

Professor Thom Brooks has been invited to become an elected member of the Academia Europaea (Academy of Europe), a pan-European Academy of Sciences, Humanities and Letters founded in 1988.

Durham Law School Awards 2021

On Wednesday 23 June Durham Law School celebrated some fantastic achievements with our annual awards ceremony!