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New Staff for Law

The Law School is delighted to announce the appointment of 4 new academic staff. Drs. Sophie Rigney, Brian Jones and Surfyan Drobi have all been appointed as lecturers and Dr. Lars Waldorf has been appointed as a Reader. Professor Stuart Cross, head of the law discipline commented that ’These outstanding appointments further strengthen the Law School’s committed and talented staff base and will allow our new collea...

Uncovering the Environment

Two academics in the School of Social Sciences have been awarded a major grant to study public access to environmental information.  The £350,000 award from the ESRC to Prof. Colin Reid (Law) and Dr. Jonathan Mendel (Geography) will allow them to examine how laws enabling the public to obtain information are being used and whether they are making a difference to environmental governance.  The law has given peop...