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New book edited by Dr Simone Wong

A new book co-edited by Kent Reader in Law Dr Simone Wong explores the distribution of wealth and poverty in traditional and non-traditional familial relationships. Wealth and Poverty in Close Personal Relationships (Routledge, 2017) is co-edited with Professor Susan Millns, … Continue reading

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Johanne Thompson wins Barbara Morris Prize for outstanding learning support

Kent Law Lecturer Johanne Thompson has been awarded Kent’s prestigious Barbara Morris Prize in recognition of outstanding work in the area of learning support. The first prize of £2,500 was awarded to Johanne for her work developing and directing the Law … Continue reading

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Annual graduation and prize giving reception

The annual Congregations ceremony for graduating law students was held in the historic, vaulted nave of Canterbury Cathedral last week. Families, friends and staff took their seats on Wednesday morning to watch more than 330 undergraduate law students being conferred their degrees (27 … Continue reading

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Kent Law School is partner in €2.2M grant for investigating patents and their role in scientific infrastructure

Senior Law Lecturers Dr Hyo Yoon Kang and Dr Jose Bellido will lead Kent Law School as a research partner institution in a European Research Council Advanced Investigator Grant of Eur 2.2 million for investigating patents and their role in scientific infrastructure. The five-year project ‘Patents as Scientific … Continue reading

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Book by Dr Asta Zokaityte offers innovative thinking on financial literacy education

A new book by Kent Law School lecturer Dr Asta Zokaityte presents an original contribution to the understanding of an under-researched area of financial education. Financial Literacy Education: Edu-Regulating our Saving and Spending Habits (Palgrave Macmillan) introduces new conceptual frameworks … Continue reading

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£724,000 grant explores gender status in English law

Kent Law School Professor Davina Cooper, working with a team of colleagues, has secured a grant of £724,000 for a three-year study investigating and evaluating the regulation of gender status in the law of England and Wales. Reforming Legal Gender … Continue reading

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Tracking faulty towers: Strategies and techniques for tracing property purchased from proceeds of bribery and corruption in the UK

Saturday 29 July, 9am to 5pm Wigoder Law Building, University of Kent, Canterbury Orgainser: Dr Gbenga Oduntan: Reader in International Commercial Law, Kent Law School A one-day training conference, hosted by Kent Law School at the University of Kent, is … Continue reading

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Dr Alan McKenna organises first Kent based event for Action Mesothelioma Day

Dr Alan McKenna is organising the first Kent based event for Action Mesothelioma Day, on Friday 7 July. Mesothelioma is an incurable form of cancer affecting the lungs, which is derived from exposure to asbestos. The Kent Action Mesothelioma Day … Continue reading

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New book explores personal insolvency and over-indebtedness

Professor of Law Iain Ramsay has authored a book which provides a comparative analysis of the development of personal insolvency law since the late 1970s, and questions its contemporary impact at a time where a significant number of people live … Continue reading

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Free CeCIL public talk on Turkey’s state of emergency and human rights

The Kent Centre for Critical International Law (CeCIL) will hold a free public talk in Canterbury later this month, to address questions raised by the state of emergency currently in place in Turkey. Entitled State of Emergency: On Turkey’s Gulenist … Continue reading

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