A varied programme of interests

Seminars allow members of the college to present their research in a relaxed, supportive environment. Doctoral students are expected to attend and encouraged to contribute to discussions, helping them integrate into research culture. Members of other colleges and the local legal profession are also invited.

Recent seminars include:


Dr Piotr Bogdanowicz (University of Warsaw) - A Cross-border Interest and Concession Contracts: a Critical Approach

Professor Bebhinn Donnelly-Lazarov - What are human beings responsible for?

Professor Stephen Shute (University of Sussex) - Individualised Criminalisation: The Rise and Rise and the Sexual Offences Prevention Order

Professor Maria Bertran Giron (Cadiz University) 

Dr Pedro Telles – How to exclude 80% of public contracts from the internal market


E Macdonald on seminars, the student experience and e-learning

A Tettenborn on comparative law and research

J Linarelli on the use of political philosophy

J Williams on children's rights and public law

S Macdonald Using Twitter in lectures: A pilot study


Professor Dennis Patterson on Minds, Brains and Law

Mr Keith Bush (Hywel Dda Research Institute) and Professor Timothy Jones, Defining the Legislative Competence of the Assembly - a Glass Part Full or Part Empty?

Professor Victoria J Haneman (University of La Verne College of Law, California, USA) Thinking Outside the Bubble: Higher Education Indebtedness in the United States

Mr Imran Awan (Birmingham City University) Cyber Extremism: The Internet as a Tool of Terror

Wynne Jones (Cyberterrorism Project) Understanding the UK’s Counter Terrorism Network