Dundee University

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Lord Malcolm is to deliver the 2024 Dundee Law School Alumni Lecture. Lord Malcolm graduated with an LLB in Scots Law from the University of Dundee in 1975. He became an advocate in 1977 and was appointed as a Queen’s Counsel in 1990. In 2001 he was elected dean of the Faculty of Advocates, an

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Two students from the University of Dundee made it to the semi finals of the Inner Temple Inter-Varsity Moot Competition on 4 February. Rory Hamilton and Struan Macdonald represented the university at the competition and were the only competitors this year to represent a Scottish university.

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Even within the legal profession, to be elected to sit as judge at the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) is ‘beyond a dream’, says Tim Eicke. Having taken up the post in 2016, he is currently the UK judge at the court.

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The University of Dundee will welcome the “thinkers and change-makers of the future” as part of a new, multi-million pound initiative. The university has been awarded £2.15 million that will support 24 postgraduate researchers to achieve their PhDs. Each candidate will have four or

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A new University of Dundee study could improve transparency and remove organisational bias from an increasingly important aspect of police and forensic scientific work. The CLARUS project has brought together organisations from across Europe to evaluate and improve how law enforcement and forensic s

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A story of sex and betrayal from Scotland’s criminal past has provided inspiration for a new take on the country’s history – in the form of a comic book. Experts from the University of Dundee have produced The Persecution of Jean Lands, charting the conviction of Daniel Nicholson a

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A University of Dundee lecturer who will today receive her PhD is combining her personal experiences and legal expertise to help transform the lives of other disabled people. Rachael Wallace will receive her doctorate at the university’s graduation ceremony at Caird Hall this afternoon. For th

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A group of Dundee University students have joined forces to lead a campaign on the local and national drug-death crisis. They have conducted a consultation involving over 1,000 students and have also designed a 113-page framework for the future, featuring 10 core recommendations that call for greate

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A major international summit could be the last hope in ensuring safe and sustainable water supplies for the planet, a University of Dundee expert has warned. Professor John Rowan, director of Dundee’s UNESCO Centre for Water Law, Policy and Science, is an invited speaker to the UN 2023 Water C

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The life of Scotland's first female legal academic will be celebrated at an event in Dundee this month. Christian Bisset (later Tudhope) taught at University College Dundee and later Dundee University, as it became, between 1939 and 1972 and was the first woman in Dundee to obtain a BL, qualifying a

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The University of Dundee has been awarded 'University of Sanctuary' status, joining a network of institutions across the UK working to develop support for those displaced by humanitarian crises. Dozens of students from war-torn regions have joined the university this year thanks to the award of a re

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