School of Law shortlisted in Research & Innovation Awards 17/18

We are thrilled to have three School of Law entries shortlisted in Swansea University’s Research & Innovation Awards 17/18.

The Awards recognise the achievements of Swansea’s research community across ten different categories.

Our entries are as follows:

Outstanding Global Reach & Significance sponsored by IQE Ltd

Observatory on Children's Human Rights

The Observatory is a collaborative project with international, national and local partners, providing a forum for research, debate, education and knowledge exchange on human rights of children and young people, and working for realisation of human rights through policy, practice, advocacy and law reform.

Outstanding Contribution to the Arts, Culture and Society sponsored by City & County of Swansea

Swansea Law Clinic

Swansea Law Clinic benefits the local community by offering free initial advice about legal problems while giving our students the chance to work alongside practising lawyers to advise real clients on:

  • landlord and tenant disputes
  • freehold and leasehold disputes
  • relationship breakdown
  • employment issues
  • consumer issues
  • equality issues
  • benefits advice
  • contracts

R&I  Rising star – Early Career sponsored by Tata Steel

Dr Lella Nouri

A Senior Lecturer in Criminology, Lella is a Fulbright Commission Cyber Security Scholar currently spending six months at the Orfalea Center for Global and International Studies at the University of California, Santa Barbara. She is also the programme director of the School of Law’s new MA in Cyber Crime and Terrorism.

R&I Awards 2018

Professor Elwen Evans QC, Head of the Hillary Rodham Clinton School of Law said:

“I am delighted to see that, once again, the School of Law has been shortlisted for several Research and Innovation Awards. Ensuring that our research has societal impact and supporting access to justice are integral to the School’s culture and identity. I believe that the School is increasingly recognised as a leading centre for education, research and training in law and criminology, and I welcome the University’s recognition of our success.”


We are looking forward to hearing the results on Thursday 21st June 2018 in the Great Hall. Good luck to all involved!