CALL FOR PARTICIPANTS: Survey on SLAPPs in Scotland
Survey on Legal Actions, Legal Threats, and SLAPPs Against Civil Society and Public Watchdogs Principal investigator: Dr Francesca Farrington Co-investigators: Prof. Justin Borg-Barthet (School of Law, University of Aberdeen) and Nik Sunil Williams (Index on Censorship) What is the purpose of the study? The purpose of the study is to collect information on the...
Call For Papers: Second Postgraduate Law Conference of the Centre for Private International Law
May 2024, Online Conference University of Aberdeen, UK
Senior Law Lecturer awarded place within prestigious Arbitration Academy
After a competitive process, Dr Alvarez, Senior Lecturer, University of Aberdeen's School of Law, has been selected to be part of the 2023-2024 ICC Advanced Arbitration Academy for Latin America. Around 40 selected candidates will travel and participate in eight workshops organised in Miami, São Paulo, Buenos Aires, Mexico City, and Lima from November...
Aberdeen rises to 37th globally in sustainability ranking
The University of Aberdeen has continued to build on its strong performance in the QS World University Sustainability rankings, rising 27 places in the 2024 league table to an overall position of joint 37th in the world, and two places to 15th in the UK.
Trailblazing law student recognised at first This is Youth celebration
Hannah Chowdhry, a law student at the University of Aberdeen, has been recognised as a 'Leadership Trailblazer' by This is Youth - an award ceremony organized by the Duke of Edinburgh Awards Scheme.
AUCEL and ACCPIL host Professor Clive Schofield
At the end of November, Prof Clive Schofield visited the University of Aberdeen. Clive is Head of Research at the WMU-Sasakawa Global Ocean Institute, World Maritime University (WMU) in Malmö, Sweden and Senior Professor with the Australian Centre for Ocean Resources and Security (ANCORS), University of Wollongong (UOW), Australia. During his...
Old Bailey beckons for Syed in final of national competition
Law School student Syed Adil has made it to the final of a national advocacy competition.
New RSE-funded research project will explore digital assets legal landscape
Digital assets and the legal framework surrounding them will be the focus of a new research project funded by the Royal Society of Edinburgh (RSE).
European Parliament Publishes Study on SLAPPs by Anti-SLAPP Research Hub
Scholars at the University of Aberdeen’s Anti-SLAPP Research Hub have again been commissioned to help to shape European Union legislative responses to Strategic Lawsuits Against Public Participation (SLAPP). SLAPPs are unfounded or abusive lawsuits which are brought in respect of legitimate exercise of free expression. They tend to have the...
University delegates take part in COP28
Staff and students from the University of Aberdeen will be among thousands of delegates attending the COP28 climate summit starting this week, with several travelling to Dubai to participate in events taking place as part of the global climate summit.