Recent graduate Dr Vimal Vasu has published a paper

| General News, Research News, 2017

Dr Vimal Vasu,  a Consultant in Neonatal Medicine and a recent graduate of the Healthcare Law and Ethics Distance Learning Masters Programme, has published a paper in (2017) British Medical Journal Paediatrics.  Entitled 'Pilot evaluation of parental and professional views regarding consent in neonatal medicine by telephone interviews and questionnaires', the paper reports the author's empirical research project. This also formed the basis of Dr Vasu's Master's dissertation, which was supervised by Professor Pamela Ferguson. The study found that&n...

Evolution of Constitutional Order

| General News, 2017

Professor Alan Page gave a paper on Scottish devolution at an international conference in Hong Kong on the Evolution of Constitutional Order of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region: Theoretical and Comparative Perspectives. This well attended conference drew twenty eight speakers from across the world who discussed the autonomy and constitutional arrangements of their countries. For more information about this conference, please see: http://www6.cityu.edu.hk/slw/lib/doc/web_story/2017102627_Conference.pdf...

Scottish Politics and Brexit

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| General News, 2017

Professor Alan Page took part in a panel session on the future of Brexit at the Scottish Festival of Politics in the Scottish Parliament. This festival brings together delegates from all corners of the globe to debate the current political issues of the day.  Prof Page also gave evidence to the House of Commons Public Administration and Constitutional Affairs Committee at the opening of its inquiry into Devolution and Exiting the European Union. More for information about this inquiry...

Battlefields and the Law - Article by Student Published

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| General News, 2017

An article written by an undergraduate student in the Law School has been published in an important  legal journal.  Kirsten Paterson, who is now in the final year of study for her LLB (Hons), won a Carnegie Undergraduate Vacation Scholarship which enabled her to spend part of the summer working on a research project under the supervision of Profs Andrea Ross and Colin Reid.  The paper she wrote on the basis of this work has now been published in the latest issue of Scottish Planning and Environmental Law, which is the leading journal on this subject, with a wide readership among specialist ...

Brexit and the Environment

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| General News, 2017

Prof. Colin Reid has been continuing his involvement in Brexit-related activities.  He was one of a group of experts giving evidence to the Finance and Constitution Committee of the Scottish Parliament as part of its investigation into the European Union (Withdrawal) Bill which is being debated at Westminster.  In particular, he was invited to contribute on the possible arrangements for establishing common frameworks for collaboration between the four administrations within the UK.  He also co-chaired a stakeholder meeting in Edinburgh as part of a study into Brexit, the environment and devo...