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The Digitalisation of Tribunals: What we know and what we need to know

Dr Joe Tomlinson's research project is at the forefront of legal research and how law is being administrated in modern times.


Sustainable Market Actors for Responsible Trade

This project aims to address an increasingly pressing global challenge: How to achieve the EU’s development goals and the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals, while meeting the global target of staying within two degrees global warming and avoid transgressing other planetary boundaries.

Categorised under: Sheffield Institute of Corporate and Commercial Law (SICCL) 


Procedural fairness, accountability and the ombudsman

The project’s aim is to understand the impact of the different means employed to verify the quality of ombudsman determinations and address user concerns.


Internally Displaced Persons in Europe

Dr Bríd Ní Ghráinne has been appointed as an Expert Member of the Council of Europe HELP Working Group on Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs). Dr Ní Ghráinne is developing an online training course for the implementation of the international rights of IDPs

Categorised under: Sheffield Centre for International and European Law (SCIEL)


The impact of Brexit on the protection of democracy in Europe

Dr. Pablo Castillo is collaborating with Elcano Royal Institute through a Strategic Secondment. He will study the impact of Brexit on the protection of democracy in Europe. Elcano Royal Institute is the most important Spanish Think Tank for international affairs, and a leading institution in Europe.

Categorised under: Brexit and Sheffield Centre for International and European Law (SCIEL)


'Good' police custody: Influencing policy custody policy and practice

This will be one of the first studies to rigorously examine ‘good’ police custody and to map out changes to police custody arrangements on a national basis.

Categorised under: Centre for Criminological Research (CCR) 


Brexit: reciprocal healthcare inquiry

The inquiry will focus on the reciprocal healthcare implications of Brexit for UK citizens travelling, living and/or working in the rest of the EU, and for EU citizens travelling, living and/or working in the UK, in both the short and medium term.

Categorised under: Brexit and Sheffield Centre for International and European Law (SCIEL)

Flagship institutes

The University’s four flagship institutes bring together our key strengths to tackle global issues, turning interdisciplinary and translational research into real-world solutions.