The production of world-leading and internationally excellent research in Human Rights, Governance, Criminology and Criminal Justice, and Common Law explains why the School of Law at Queen’s is now rated as one of the leading centres of legal research in the UK. Staff in the School have contributed to vital public policy discussions in Northern Ireland in areas such as a Bill of Rights, reform of criminal justice and policing, and devolution.
The School of Law celebrated an impressive top-ten ranking in RAE 2008, finishing 7th in the UK, with a weighted average score of 2.80. The results show that 60% of the School’s research is rated as world-leading or internationally excellent (3* and 4*), with 95% rated at international quality and above (4*, 3* and 2*).
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The School's postgraduate community also makes an important contribution to its research output. Explore details of the topics being researched at PhD level by Current Research Students.
Dr Yassin M'Boge
Dr M'Boge completed her doctoral studies entitled 'A Constructive Relationship in Peace, Security and Justice: The United Nations Security Council and the International Criminal Court' at the School of Law in July 2009. On finishing her studies she took up a research fellowship working with Professor John Jackson in University College Dublin on International Criminal Courts and Tribunals and Evidence.
Further details of recent graduates