Public Procurement Research Group
   
   
  

Public Procurement Research Group

The University of Nottingham's Public Procurement Research Group (PPRG) 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 latest Research Excellence Framework, the school was rated 6th 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.

PPRG
 

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.

 

Upcoming events

Case Study of Procurement Issues Arising in a Major Outsourcing Project: a Practitioner's Perspective

Date
28 February 2020 (13:00-13:50)
Location:
B55, Law and Social Sciences, University Park
Description
With Susie Smith, Consultant, Bevan Brittan, and Honorary Professor, School of Law, University of Nottingham.

The Public Procurement Process: Risk of Legal Challenges to Decisions

Date
05 March 2020 (13:00-13:50)
Location:
B55, Law and Social Sciences, University Park
Description
With Laura Broomfield, Public Procurement Officer and PhD Researcher, University of Nottingham.

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Latest news

Global Revolution X – Save the date!

Description
Dates are now confirmed for the next in our series of Global Revolution conferences, Public Procurement: Global Revolution X which will take place on 21-22 June 2021 at the East Midlands Conference Centre.
Date:
06 December 2019

Sue Arrowsmith's keynote address in Milan highlights the value of Open Contracting and risk assessment tools for the Milan-Cortina 2026 Winter Olympics

Description
On 29th of November 2019 Professor Sue Arrowsmith gave the keynote address at the workshop, Efficiency and integrity in sport procurement: a dialogue between universities, public institutions and private practice.
Date:
06 December 2019

Sue Arrowsmith gives keynote address at the Nordic Public Procurement Forum 2019, Copenhagen

Description
Professor Sue Arrowsmith was yet again keynote speaker at this year's Nordic Public Procurement Forum, held in Copenhagen on 19-22 November 2019.
Date:
28 November 2019

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The PPRG and its members are sponsored by:

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Public Procurement Research Group

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

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