Dundee University

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Lord Thomas of Cwmgiedd is one of six leading figures in law, science and other fields who will be honoured at the University of Dundee’s summer graduation ceremonies this month. Lord Thomas was the lord chief justice of England and Wales between 2013 and 2017. He called to the bar in 1969 (Gr

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A collaboration between the University of Dundee and Thorntons has secured £1.1 million in funding for a first-of-its-kind legal technology project. The Levelling Up award was made by Jacob Young MP on a visit to the university last Thursday. It will be used to facilitate a dedicated space in

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Katia Sher and Emma Kolbuc have won this year's Internal Mooting Competition at the University of Dundee. Throughout the competition, organised annually by the university's Mooting Society, participants tackle a range of complex legal issues, including topics such as duty of care and medic

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An environmental scientist who spent a year campaigning for the banning of disposable vapes, is working with MPs and MSPs to develop new laws. Laura Young, a PhD student jointly supervised by the University of Dundee and Abertay University, is part of a group working to develop new legislation aroun

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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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