Keynote paper on a Low Carbon Future

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| General News, 2017

Prof Colin Reid gave one of the keynote papers at an interdisciplinary conference at Stirling University held in April 2017 as part of a project on Connecting with a Low Carbon Scotland.  Led by academics at Stirling and Warwick, a Research Network in the Arts and Humanities has been supported by the Royal Society of Edinburgh to bring together researchers from a wide range of disciplines to discuss their perspectives on and the research work and opportunities in this field.  Following earlier meetings of panels in separate disciplines, the two-day conference was a major element in this network&r...

Former staff member wins the 'Rising Star' award

| General News, 2017

Dominic Scullion, a former lecturer at Dundee Law School, has won the prestigious ‘Rising Star of the Year’ award at the Scottish Legal Awards. A panel of expert judges described Dominic’s submission as one of the most outstanding they have seen in the history of the awards.  After working as a lecturer at Dundee Law School, Dominic went to Anderson Strathern as a Senior Solicitor.  He was promoted to Associate in 2015, and in July 2016 he was admitted as the year’s youngest Solicitor Advocate in Scotland. This was followed by a promotion to Senior Associate two months lat...

Stephen Dnes attends major competition law and pedagogical conferences in the United States

| General News, 2017

This past month, Stephen Dnes attended several significant conferences and talks in the United States as part of the University’s vision of “bringing the world to Dundee.” In Washington D.C. in late March, Stephen attended the American Bar Association’s Section of Antitrust Law Spring Meeting. Arguably the premier competition law conference in the world, the ABA Spring Meeting brings specialist practitioners, enforcers, and academics from around the globe together to discuss contemporary developments in competition law. This year, over a quarter of participants were from outside the...

Dundee Law Alumni Celebrate in Edinburgh

| General News, 2017

University of Dundee Law Alumni gathered in Edinburgh last month to celebrate 50 years of the University. BTO Solicitors kindly hosted the evening that saw over 20 alumni come together and talk all things Dundee. Prof. Colin Reid gave an update from The Law School and encouraged our alumni to continue their involvement with the school. An enjoyable evening was had by all and discussions have already begun about arranging a further event later in the year....

Carnegie Undergraduate Vacation Scholarship – Preserving Battlefields

| General News, 2017

Kirsten Paterson, who is about to enter her final year of study for the LLB, has been successful in winning a Carnegie Undergraduate Vacation Scholarship.  This scholarship will support a research project during the summer in which Kirsten will explore how law and policy operate to preserve historic battlefields and how such preservation fits within the wider policy aimed at promoting sustainable development.   Supervised by Profs Andrea Ross and Colin Reid, this project should lead to a published article and feeds in to wider research on the role of the past in making decisions in line with...