Research which makes a difference to society

Research in the College of Law and Criminology connects academic theory with practical, real world application - equipping students and staff with the skills and experience to understand the changing legal landscape and confront contemporary challenges.

Our research is interdisciplinary and regularly developed in close collaboration with private and public sector organisations, spanning a broad spectrum of interests including environmental law, youth justice, human rights, international trade law, intellectual property, comparative federalism and neuroethics

The 2014 Research Excellence Framework survey rated 95% of our research as achieving an international standard and 60% as world-leading or of international excellence.