Monthly Archives: December 2014

Top 10 ranking for ‘research power’ in Research Excellence Framework 2014

Kent Law School is ranked 7th in the UK for the breadth and quality of its research in the Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2014. The REF, a national exercise which assesses the quality of academic research in UK higher education … Continue reading

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Law School staff raise £850 for local housing advice charity

A craft sale at Kent Law School  has raised £850 for the Canterbury Housing Advice Centre (CHAC). Organised by Professor Helen Carr and Sharon Rouse, PA to the Head of School, all craft items for the sale were supplied and created by … Continue reading

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Kent students in regional finals of national Client Interviewing competition

Kent students Jessica Edwards and Eugene O’Sullivan have won a place at the regional finals of a national Client Interviewing competition. Jessica and Eugene, both third-year law students, secured their place after winning a competition at Kent Law School as … Continue reading

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Walkers assemble for inaugural Canterbury Legal Walk

Teams are assembling for the inaugural Canterbury Legal Walk, a 10km sponsored walk around Canterbury to raise money for the Kent Law Campaign. The Canterbury Legal Walk offers a unique opportunity to explore both the city and Kent’s beautiful hill-top … Continue reading

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New Criminal Justice Project guest speaker programme

A new programme of guest speaker events organised by Kent Law Clinic’s Criminal Justice Project (CJP) has launched this year, with the aim of provoking lively discussion amongst staff and students. The first event, an open discussion entitled ‘Why Policing?’ … Continue reading

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Irish Symphysiotomy Redress Scheme an ‘exercise in bullying’

Kent Lecturer in Law Máireád Enright describes the Irish Government’s Symphysiotomy Redress Scheme as an “an exercise in bullying and opportunism” in an article published by the Irish Examiner today. In the article entitled ‘State continues to inflict pain on … Continue reading

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Kent policing expert addresses Human Rights Conference in Dublin

Kent policing expert Dr Vicky Conway spoke of the importance of embedding human rights standards as working rules within the Irish police force at the 12th annual Human Rights Conference in Dublin. Dr Conway, a senior lecturer at Kent Law … Continue reading

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Applications now open for European Summer School in Brussels

Applications are now open for a two-week European Summer School to be held in Brussels. The Summer School, one of several that were established to commemorate the 50th Anniversary of the University of Kent, will be centred on the theme of ‘Europe … Continue reading

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Student Prize for Feminist Scholarship (2015)

Submissions are now invited for the Student Prize for Feminist Scholarship (2015) hosted by the ‘Radical Women: 50 Years of Feminism at Kent’ project. Open to undergraduate and postgraduate students currently registered at the University of Kent, the competition aims … Continue reading

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