Monthly Archives: January 2015

Kent reproductive law expert cautions against use of ‘three-parent’ terminology

Kent reproductive law expert Dr Kirsty Horsey welcomes a parliamentary vote on legalising mitochondrial donation techniques but cautions against use of ‘three parent’ terminology. Commenting in response to the article, ‘Legalise three-parent babies, say Nobel winners’ in The Times today, … Continue reading

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Criminal Justice Project guest speaker event with local Police Community Support Officer

Police Community Support Officer (PCSO) Mollie Proctor has been invited to speak to students about her role on Monday 2 February. The talk is one of a series of guest speaker events organised by the Criminal Justice Project (CJP) team based … Continue reading

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£30,000 grant for research to explore interrelationship of time, law and regulation

Kent legal academic Dr Emily Grabham has secured a grant of more than £30,000 for a two-year collaborative research project that will explore the interrelationship of time, law and regulation. The grant has been awarded through the Arts and Humanities … Continue reading

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Kent Critical Law Society annual conference

Academics, practitioners and law students from across the UK will be exploring topics related to ‘Law and the Body’ at the Kent Critical Law Society’s annual conference. The annual two-day conference, hosted by the student-led lawyer’s group, offers an opportunity … Continue reading

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Kent Law School ranked 8th in UK for research intensity

Kent Law School is ranked 8th in the UK for research intensity in the latest Times Higher Education  (THE) rankings. In the THE rankings by subject, based on the Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2014, the School outperforms 19 of 24 Russell … Continue reading

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Kent Student Law Review: Call for submissions

Critical legal scholars have until midnight on 31st January 2015 to submit articles for the 2015 edition of the Kent Student Law Review. The Kent Student Law Review (KSLR), a student-led publication first issued in 2014, aims to provide a … Continue reading

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New workshop on critical approaches to equity and trusts

Law Lecturer Nick Piska has successfully secured funding to run a two-day workshop for critical scholars interested in the field of equity and trusts. ‘Equity and the Resources of Critique’ will explore critical methodologies and frameworks and will provide a … Continue reading

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Funding secured to investigate surrogacy law in practice

Kent lecturer Dr Kirsty Horsey has successfully secured funding to investigate surrogacy law in practice. A grant has been provided by the University of Kent’s Social Science Faculty Research Fund which will enable Dr Horsey to undertake a socio-legal pilot … Continue reading

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Kent research project features in national magazine

A Kent research project reviewing the laws governing bingo across the world features in a national magazine showcasing the breadth of research funded by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC). The Bingo Project is highlighted in Britain in 2015, … Continue reading

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Apply now for Kent Summer School in Critical Theory

Applications are now open for the inaugural Kent Summer School in Critical Theory to be held at the University of Kent’s centre in Paris. The Summer School, supported by Kent Law School and its interdisciplinary Centre for Critical Thought, has … Continue reading

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