Oil and Minerals for Good Conference
The second annual Oil and Minerals for Good Conference took place on the 3rd of November in the MacRobert Building. At this conference class cohort, faculty and other delegates examined the trends and new advances that will enable better positive outcomes (good, development) for resource-rich nations and other stakeholders, from...
Ethiopian Yearbook of International Law
Our Dr Zeray Yihdego is the editor in chief for the new Ethiopian Yearbook of International Law. The Ethiopian Yearbook of International Law (EtYIL) is a peer-reviewed academic journal that publishes scholarly works of the highest standard in the field of international law broadly defined, but with a focus on...
Law PhD candidate wins Best Presentation award
Law PhD candidate, Eddy Wifa, won the Best Presentation award at the Strathclyde Postgraduate Law Conference 2015. Eddy’s presentation was on "Developing an Effective Health and Safety Regulatory Framework for the United Kingdom Offshore Wind Energy Industry: Lessons from Its Offshore Oil and Gas Industry". Well done Eddy!
New LLM Programmes Introduced
We are pleased to announce that three new LLM programmes will be available from September 2016. These programmes are: Intellectual Property Law (September and January start dates) Energy and Environmental Law with Professional Skills (September start only) Energy Law with Professional Skills (September start only) Intellectual Property Law LLM 'Intellectual property ("IP") is the most valuable asset in most...
LRS hosts talk from expert in international law
A leading figure from the world of international law visited the University of Aberdeen last week, as the Law School’s Legal Research Society (LRS) hosted a seminar at New King’s. Professor Rahmat Mohamed, Secretary-General of the Asian African Legal Consultative Organization (AALCO), was the key speaker at the seminar entitled The...
Successful application for Policy Stories course
PhD candidate Alison MacDonald has recently been successful with her application for the Policy Stories course. Policy Stories is a 2-day residential programme at the Scottish Storytelling Centre & the Scottish Parliament in Edinburgh 19th - 20th of November. The course provides researchers with the opportunity to work with government ministers, cultural bosses,...