AUCEL's Dr Eddy Wifa and Dr Thomas Muinzer interviewed on energy transition in Africa
Following Dr Eddy Wifa's presentation on "The Paradox of Plenty, Oil Sector Governance, and Energy Transition in Africa" at a Real Projects webinar organised by the Association of Black and Minority Ethnic Engineers (AFBE) UK-Scotland on the 23rd September 2020, a special interview session was organised to address questions from...
Dr. Shapovalova and Dr. Muinzer appointed as the new Co-Directors of AUCEL
The School of Law here at the University of Aberdeen is pleased to announce that Dr Thomas L Muinzer and Dr Daria Shapovalova have been appointed as the new Co-Directors of the Aberdeen University Centre for Energy Law (‘AUCEL’). Dr Muinzer and Dr Shapovalova have taken over the role from...
Centre for Commercial Law Directorship Appointments
Dr Burcu Yüksel Ripley has been appointed as the Director, and Dr Titilayo Adebola and Dr Qiang Cai have been appointed as the Associate Directors for the Centre for Commercial Law. Their vision is guided by the Aberdeen 2040 strategy and they are committed to pursuing and delivering it together...
University of Aberdeen's Centre for Energy Law Public Policy Engagement
In the summer, researchers at the Aberdeen University’s Centre for Energy Law (AUCEL) responded to the call for evidence of the Scottish Government’s Just Transition Commission. You can read their responses on the Scottish Government’s website. In their responses, the AUCEL researchers focused on the challenges and opportunities of achieving...
Dr MacPherson presented at the Scottish Legal History Group Conference
Our Dr Alisdair MacPherson presented a paper at the annual Scottish Legal History Group Conference on 3 October, which was held online for the first time. Alisdair's paper focused on "The 'Pre-History' of Floating Charges in Scots Law" and the material in this paper is due to be published in...
Dr Alisdair MacPherson's book on floating charges published
The Floating Charge, a monograph by our Dr Alisdair MacPherson, has now been published in the Studies in Scots Law series. The book focuses on aspects of the floating charge security interest in Scots law and will be of interest to students, academic lawyers and practitioners. Congratulations to Alisdair on his new...
Dr Daria Shapovalova has a new publication the Energy Policy journal
Our Daria Shapovalova has co-authored a new paper on the effects of Western sanctions on Russian Arctic petroleum production. Following the conflict in Ukraine, the European Union and the United States adopted sanctions limiting the cooperation between Russian and western companies for Arctic offshore petroleum development. The paper analyses the...
Improving standards of expert witness evidence in Scotland
The first Scottish university-certificated training programme for expert witnesses is to be launched by Bond Solon and the University of Aberdeen.
Dr Burcu Yüksel Ripley wrote a blog on Covid-19 and illegal wildlife trade
Dr Burcu Yüksel Ripley, who is a NERC Constructing a Digital Environment (CDE) Fellow of the Digital Environment Expert Network, wrote a blog post on Covid-19 and illegal wildlife trade for the NERC CDE Programme blog. The blog post is aiming to shed light on what the options are for technological...
Abbe Brown and Marcel Jaspars lead discussions on 'Saving Oceans with Law and Science' at the RSE
Our Prof Abbe Brown and Prof Marcel Jaspars (Chemistry) have been working together for years in their interdisciplinary engagement with negotiations at the United Nations towards an international legally binding instrument under the UN Convention on the Law of the Sea on the conservation and sustainable use of marine biological...