School of Law


The School of Law's ethos combines preeminent scholarship with a friendly, inclusive collegiality incorporating all students and staff into a single, cohesive intellectual community.

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Alongside the broad range of research areas pursued by our staff, the school is home to six research centres and groups as well as respected journals such as the Human Rights Law Review and the Public Procurement Law Review. We welcome academic visitors and are proud of our well-established JC Smith Trust Fund Visiting Scholar scheme.

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Research centres

Our research centres and groups broadly focus on conflict, security, and terrorism; criminal law and criminal justice; human rights; and public procurement.

Ozlem Ulgen

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Dr Ozlem Ulgen is Associate Professor in Law specialising in the law, ethics and regulation of AI and robotics; moral and legal philosophy; and public international law.

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Research areas

As well as the School of Law's research centres and groups, our academics also focus on a number of research areas including the latest in Covid-19 research.


Research events

CJRC Presents: A Future-Oriented Response to Crime

31 October 2023 (17:00-19:00)
Monica Partridge E04, University Park
In this initial project seminar, we outline three key areas of consideration for an extra-terrestrial criminology in anticipation of near-future commercial spaceflights and human-missions to other planets.

Repair and Refurbishment - Circular Economy Mandates and Trademark Law

08 November 2023 (14:30-15:30)
B55 Law & Social Sciences Building
In the Research Excellence Framework 2021, 85% of our research was ranked as world-leading or internationally excellent.
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Society and communities impact studies View all
Professor Amanda Griffiths
Breaking the menopause taboo to improve the working world for women Read more
Safe space: protecting children online Read more
Misogyny against women and girls is everyone’s responsibility Read more


School of Law

Law and Social Sciences building
University of Nottingham
University Park
Nottingham, NG7 2RD

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