Visiting Academics

The Law School welcomes enquiries from visiting academics interested in pursuing research interests with resident staff.

There is no fixed duration for visits and arrangements are negotiated directly with the Dean of School. Visiting academics can expect full access to Library and IT facilities. Shared office accommodation may be available.

Visitors will be able to participate in the staff seminar programme and, depending on the duration of the visit, will normally be expected to give a research seminar.

Recent Visitors

  • Professor Akira Saito (University of Kobe, Japan)
  • Professor Alberto Basaguren (Universidad del País Vasco, Spain)

For further information please contact Fiona Clark (


Recent graduate Dr Vimal Vasu has published a paper

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 e...

Sustainable management of the historic environment

Andrea Ross

Professor Andrea Ross has recently published an article entitled ‘Sustainable management in policy and practice:  the placing of solar panels on listed buildings in Scotland’ in Environmental Law and Management.   One of the challenges for sustainable management of the historic environment is to identify its key characteristics and to then establish the boundaries within which change can continue so that ...