Dr Daria Shapovalova awarded a research grant from the British Academy
Dr Daria Shapovalova has been awarded a British Academy Small Research grant to conduct research in her project ‘Cold Connections: The Socio-Legal Natures of Submarine Cable Infrastructures in the Arctic’. The project will study legal frameworks and socio-legal ramifications of the construction, implementation and use of submarine internet cable infrastructure...
Malcolm Combe contributes to BBC feature on land ownership in Scotland
A feature on land ownership in Scotland has just been published on the BBC website. Our Malcolm Combe was interviewed (in the University of Aberdeen's Sir Duncan Rice Library) for this report. You can view the video online at https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/av/uk-scotland-49415423/dukes-aristocrats-and-tycoons-who-owns-scotland.
Dr Shapovalova presented her work at the North-Pacific Arctic Conference
Our Daria Shapovalova has travelled to Honolulu, Hawaii to present her work at the annual North Pacific Arctic Conference, organisied by the East West Center and the Korean Maritime Institute. Daria was selected as the Early Career Fellow of the programme and delivered a paper and presenation on pollution prevention...
Professor Soliman Hunter in Australian press on the 10th anniversary of Montara oil spill
Our Prof Tina Soliman Hunter has published an op ed in Australia's largest newspaper, the Daily Telegraph, discussing the Montara oil spill on its tenth anniversary. Read the whole piece here: https://www.dailytelegraph.com.au/rendezview/next-montara-disaster-is-a-case-of-when-not-if/news-story/9f515749313f4164709e023d441279ab
Law, chemistry and biodiversity beyond national jurisdiction: next steps
Professor Abbe Brown, Dr Olivia Woolley and Professor Marcel Jaspars (Chemistry) are continuing their work to inform and influence negotiations for a new international legally binding instrument under the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea to regulate biodiversity beyond national jurisdiction. This work is important as Oceans’ contain...
Dr Adebola presents at AfIELN Conference in Kenya
Our Dr Titi Adebola attended and spoke at the the African International Economic Law Network (AfIELN) conference, which took place at Strathmore Law School, Nairobi, Kenya from 18-20 July. She presented a paper entitled: 'The Socio-Economics of Geographical Indications in Africa: Policies, Practices and Potentials'. In that paper, she made a...
Centre for Energy Law is now member of IUCN Academy of Environmental Law
The Aberdeen University Centre for Energy Law has become the latest body to be accepted into the IUCN Academy of Environmental Law. IUCN, the International Union for Conservation of Nature, was created in 1948, and has since evolved into the world’s largest and most diverse environmental network. The IUCN Academy The IUCN Academy...
POAM project management and co-ordination meeting hosted by the Centre for Private International Law
On 1 July 2019, Dr Katarina Trimmings and Dr Onyoja Momoh, supported by Dr Isla Callander, organised the POAM project management and co-ordination meeting. Hosted by the Centre for Private International Law, the meeting engaged the project’s research partners who attended either in person or by telephone to discuss the outcome...
Prof Paul Beaumont involved in treaty on recognition and enforcement of judgments
This week, a treaty relating to the international recognition and enforcement of domestic court rulings was concluded. Professor Paul Beaumont from the School of Law was heavily involved with this process.
Professional Skills Summer Schools with Commercial Law Themes
Between 27 May and 7 June 2019, the Law School successfully ran three professional skills summer schools with different commercial law themes, as part of its wider LLM programmes with Professional Skills.