Public Procurement Research Group

Public Procurement Research Group

The University of Nottingham's Public Procurement Research Group is a global leader in research and teaching on public procurement regulation. 

It is part of the School of Law at The University of Nottingham, which is consistently ranked amongst the leading law schools in the United Kingdom.

In the most recent assessment of university research quality (2014) the school was rated as the 6th best for both research intensity and research power out of 67 Law Schools.



Full-time academic staff of the Group come from all over the world, with current staff hailing from China, Italy and Greece, as well as the UK.

Research projects span areas as diverse as EU and WTO procurement law, tied aid procurement, defence procurement, and developing country procurement reform, and the Group works closely with both national governments and international organisations.

The Director of the Group is Professor Sue Arrowsmith, and the Deputy Director is Dr Ping Wang.


Latest news

Dr Aris Georgopoulos participates at experts meeting held by EBRD and WTO

Dr Aris Georgopoulos participated at an experts meeting on 6 May 2016 in Podgorica, Montenegro.

Sue Arrowsmith to speak on implications of Brexit for public procurement at Brexit conference on 5 May

Sue Arrowsmith will give a talk at a conference to be held at the European Commission in London on Thursday 5 May 2016.

New Visiting Scholar at the PPRG

Rafael Schwind, partner at Justen, Pereira Oliveira and Talamini is visiting the PPRG from 15 April to 30 May 2016.

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