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School named as host institution for prestigious United Nations Fellowship programme

9 August 2017

The School of Law & Politics has recently been named as a host institution for the United Nations Nippon Foundation Fellowship Programme.

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Cardiff academics present at international Family Law conference

9 August 2017

Academics from the School of Law and Politics made a number of presentations at the World Conference of the International Society of Family Law which took place last month.

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New book on social care crisis profiled by The Guardian

9 August 2017

A new book which discusses the UK’s crisis of social care has been profiled by The Guardian.

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New Law and Christianity series includes insight from Cardiff Law and Religion scholars

4 August 2017

Members of the Centre for Law and Religion have contributed to a new book series on Law and Christianity published by Cambridge University Press.

Professor Norman Doe with the first female Bishop of Llandaff, the Very Reverend June Osborne.

Law Professor plays a role in historical church appointment

3 August 2017

Professor of Law, Norman Doe recently played a part in the consecration of the first female Bishop of Llandaff.

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Election shocks galore – but why not Wales?

2 August 2017

‘Most important election in a generation’ examined at National Eisteddfod

Why did Wales vote for Brexit?

2 August 2017

Remarkable findings from first in-depth analysis, revealed at National Eisteddfod

Dr Christian Bueger speaking at the Contact Group on Piracy off the Coast of Somalia meeting this July.

Cardiff delegation participates in multilateral meeting on piracy

31 July 2017

A research team that studies maritime security capacity building in the Western Indian Ocean attended the 20th plenary meeting of the Contact Group on Piracy off the Coast of Somalia this July.

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International Law lecturer speaks at UN meeting on African Blue Economy

27 July 2017

Dr Edwin Egede, Senior Lecturer in International Law & International Relations was recently invited by the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) Capacity Development Division to speak as a panel member at high level meeting on the African Blue Economy.

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Class of 2017 honoured in graduation ceremony and reception

27 July 2017

The School of Law and Politics held its 2017 Graduation ceremony on 17 July 2017 at St David’s Hall, Cardiff.

Law and Welsh student, Swyn Llyr who has been awarded a scholarship to visit Patagonia

Law student wins scholarship for Patagonian adventure

26 July 2017

A second year Law student is getting ready for the trip of a life time after being awarded a scholarship to visit Patagonia.

Making sense of a changing Wales

25 July 2017

Turbulent times examined by University experts at National Eisteddfod

Professor Marysia Zalewski has been named as the new editor of the International Feminist Journal of Politics

Cardiff academic wins bid for feminist journal editorship

13 July 2017

A School of Law and Politics academic has been named as the new home base editor of a unique journal which explores international politics using feminist and gender theory.

The School has a well-established international profile and has been very successful in attracting excellent scholars from around the world

Centre for Law and Global Justice awarded two Vice Chancellor Scholarships

7 July 2017

Two new international students will join the School of Law and Politics this September after being awarded prestigious Vice Chancellor Scholarships.

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Rugby Football Union appoints former Cardiff student as Head of Judiciary

5 July 2017

A Cardiff Law alumnus, Philip Evans, has been appointed as the Rugby Football Union’s (RFU) independent Head of Rugby Judiciary.

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Prestigious Fulbright Award for student

30 June 2017

Scholarship takes politics student to Michigan, the home of the American National Election Study

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Tackling the threat of cyber-security

23 June 2017

New research from Cardiff and Coventry universities to underpin policy-making

Professor John Harrington (pictured centre) with Professor Martin Kayman, Professor Gary Watt, Professor Marie-Andrée Jacob and Professor Jiri Priban.

Rhetorical look at Medical Law book launched by Centre for Law and Society

19 June 2017

The Centre for Law and Society recently held a launch event for a new book described as “an interdisciplinary tour de force” that “sheds new light on debates in medical ethics and law”.

Lisa-Marie Knight, named Junior Lawyer of the Year by the Cardiff and District Law Society.

Law alumnus awarded Junior Lawyer award at annual celebration

15 June 2017

A former Law student was recently celebrated by the Cardiff and District Law Society who named her Junior Lawyer of the Year at their annual dinner.

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Employment law reform needed to fix social care in the UK

14 June 2017

Cardiff research provides timely insights into the UK’s crisis of social care