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Centre members are engaged in research in many areas of law and religion.

Over the years, the Centre has been particularly fortunate to have received financial support from a great many bodies, including the Ecclesiastical Law Society, Arts and Humanities Research Council, Nuffield Foundation, Church of England, Church in Wales, Isla Johnston Trust, Christendom Trust, Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Cardiff, and Welsh Parliament.

Centre Membership of Editorial Boards

Centre Fellows are also on several editorial boards. For example:

Doctoral Research

Doctoral research is currently being carried out by Centre Fellows:

  • Charlotte Wright – the regulation of music in the Church of England
  • Mark Emerton – the courts and tribunals of the Church of England
  • Rebecca Riedel – the Prevent Strategy, radicalisation, and religion
  • Stephen Coleman – the legal history of patronage in the Church of England
  • Dimitrios (Aetios) Nikiforos – the principle of economy in Orthodox Canon Law

Past doctoral students have been Noel Dias (canon law and international fair trial standards), Paul Colton (the sources of law of the Church of Ireland), Eithne D’Auria (the use of experts in Roman Catholic canon law), Russell Sandberg (law, religion and sociology), and Helen Hall (clergy and civil liability).