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Issue One - January 2015

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Award presented to Graduate School Dean


Professor Ian Ball, Dean of the Graduate School of Natural Resources Law, Policy and Management received 'The Chancellor's Award for Contribution to Teaching 2014' on 24th June 2015.  The award was presented in Caird Hall as part of the University of Dundee Graduation Ceremony. Our heartfelt congratulations go to Dean Ball for receiving this prestigious award, it really is well deserved....

Summer Graduation 2015

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91 students from the Graduate School of Natural Resources Law, Policy and Management had their degrees conferred today, 24th June 2015, at the University of Dundee's graduation ceremony at the Caird Hall. We would like to take this opportunity to congratulate all graduands, wish them all the very best in their future careers and also remind them to keep in touch! Particular mention is given to the winners of the following prizes, presented at a later event held in the CEPMLP Carnegie Building: The Deans Medal for Research presented to Sirichai Mongkolkiatsri The Deans Medal for a leading student compl...

Graduate School Launches Maritime Boundaries Research Institute (DOLFIN)


The University of Dundee’s Graduate School of Natural Resources Law, Policy and Management, comprising the Centre for Energy, Petroleum and Mineral Law and Policy (CEPMLP) and the Centre for Water Law, Policy and Science, has launched a research unit dedicated to international maritime boundary studies in a multi-disciplinary setting. The new unit, styled DOLFIN (Dundee Ocean & Lake Frontiers Institute and Neutrals), will be co-led by Professor Pieter Bekker (Netherlands), CEPMLP Chair in International Law, as Founding Director and Mr. Robert van de Poll (Canada), CEPMLP Honorary Lecturer and Int...

LLM alumnus presents at the IWRA World Water Congress XV in Edinburgh


CEPMLP LLM Natural Resources Law and Policy alumnus, Mauricio Riesco, recently participated in the IWRA World Water Congress XV which took place in Edinburgh. Mauricio, from Chile,  presented in the Water Law Panel and focused on the the need for clarifying the international standards for glacier protection at the same time as providing certainty for the development of projects located in glacier regions. The panel was moderated by Dominique Alhéritière, Honorary Chairman of the International Association for Water Law and shared with Bjorn-Olivier Magsig, Rhett Larson and Margaret Vick. Mauricio f...

Contributions to the XVth World Water Congress, Edinburgh, 25-29 May 2015


The Centre for Water Law, Policy and Science (under the auspices of UNESCO) at the University of Dundee played a central role in the recent World Water Congress held in Edinburgh during the last week in May. Organised by the International Water Resources Association (IWRA), this important gathering of world leaders in the water field is held every three years and this, the fifteenth such gathering, was hosted by the Scottish Government at the Edinburgh International Conference Centre and attracted some 900 attendees to the various events. The Water Centre was represented at senior level throughout the whol...