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

Publication of Sue Arrowsmith's paper on Brexit and public procurement

Sue Arrowsmith's White Paper on the implications of Brexit for public procurement regulation in the UK has now been published by Achilles Information.

Achilles Renews Sponsorship of Professor Sue Arrowsmith and Global Revolution Conference

Achilles has recently renewed its sponsorship of the Chair of Sue Arrowsmith for a further three years.

Professor Sue Arrowsmith to speak in Poland at international conference on procurement reform on 29-30 September

Sue Arrowsmith will present a critical analysis of the EU's 2014 public procurement reforms.

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