Professor Donna McKenzie Skene retires from the School of Law, after 29 years of service.
Professor Donna McKenzie Skene retires from the School of Law today, after 29 years of service to the University of Aberdeen.
The School of Law's Dr Thomas L Muinzer gives oral evidence to the Northern Irish Parliament
Dr Thomas L Muinzer, Co-Director of the Aberdeen University Centre for Energy Law, provided oral evidence to the AERA Committee of the Northern Ireland Assembly, over 10:15-11:15, Thursday 23rd of September. His oral evidence was accompanied by a written policy submission, concerning the Climate Change Bill introduced by Claire Bailey MLA...
Dr. Eddy Wifa and Mary Gilmore-Maurer presented their research at the SLS Annual Conference,
At this year's SLS Annual Conference, Dr. Eddy Wifa and Mary Gilmore-Maurer presented their research on 'Energy Transition in Oil-Dependent States: re-examining energy governance through the lens of energy justice and energy democracy for wider participation". Their research was presented for the inaugural SLS panel on 'Key Contemporary Issues in...
Law Expert and PhD Student participate in University Côte d'Azur Summer School
Dr Irene Couzigou, expert in Public International Law, and PhD student, Alina Holzhausen, recently attended a four-day International Summer School in Nice.
Dr Katarina Trimmings appointed as a Legal Expert to the Council of Europe
Dr Katarina Trimmings has been appointed as a Legal Expert to the Council of Europe to assist with a review of the European Convention on the Legal Status of Children born out of Wedlock. The Council of Europe’s Committee on Legal Co-operation (CDCJ) is currently implementing an activity on the review...
Dr Fromageau contributed to the Research Handbook on International Law and Cities
Dr Edouard Fromageau wrote a chapter on Global Administrative Law (GAL) and Cities in the just published Research Handbook on International Law and Cities (edited by Helmut P.Aust, Janne E. Nijman and Miha Marcenko). This groundbreaking Research Handbook provides a comprehensive analysis and assessment of the impact of international law...
Law Academics Will Take Part in a Funded Erasmus and Strategic Partnership on Digitalization in Law
Digitalization has transformed almost all aspects of our society, including the legal profession. Legal education, however, is still trying to bridge the gap between emerging technologies and their implications for legal practice, on the one hand, and the knowledge and skills that our graduates need for the digital age, on...
European Parliament Publishes Study on SLAPPs by Aberdeen Research Team
The European Parliament’s Policy Department for Citizens’ Rights and Constitutional Affairs has published a study concerning ‘The Use of SLAPPs to Silence Journalists, NGOs and Civil Society’. The study was authored by Dr Justin Borg-Barthet with two postgraduate researchers, Benedetta Lobina and Magdalena Zabrocka. Dr Borg-Barthet presented the research findings...
Leading academics appointed to NERC digital environment expert panel
Two leading academics from the University of Aberdeen have been appointed to an influential panel of experts advising on the development of a digitally enabled environment in the UK. Georgios Leontidis, from the Department of Computing Science, and Abbe Brown, from the School of Law, have been appointed as Senior Experts...
Professor Partain is presenting his work at the Ministry of Energy in Jakarta, Indonesia.
Professor Roy Andrew Partain from the School of Law is presenting his work on the sustainable development of offshore methane hydrates (OMH) at the Ministry of Energy in Jakarta, Indonesia. Professor Partain’s work is leading in the understanding of the legal frameworks and policies for safe and sustainable extraction and...