Religion and Worldviews: Professor Sir Malcolm Evans on high-profile commission for national plan for RE 17 September 2018 Last week the Commission on Religious Education, of which the Law School’s Professor Sir Malcolm Evans is a member, published a report setting out recommendations for a new and inclusive vision of the subject of Religious Education (RE) in schools, with a curriculum that reflects the diversity of religious and non-religious worldviews.
- Religion and Worldviews: Professor Sir Malcolm Evans on high-profile commission for national plan for RE 17 September 2018 Last week the Commission on Religious Education, of which the Law School’s Professor Sir Malcolm Evans is a member, published a report setting out recommendations for a new and inclusive vision of the subject of Religious Education (RE) in schools, with a curriculum that reflects the diversity of religious and non-religious worldviews.
- CHLS Success at the BMA Book Awards 11 September 2018 Professor John Coggon and Professor Keith Syrett, members of the Centre for Health, Law, and Society (CHLS), celebrated the start of September as their book 'Public Health Law—Ethics, Governance, and Regulation, co-authored with Dr A.M. Viens at the University of Southampton, was Highly Commended at the BMA Book Awards.
- Q&A with Law School Employability Adviser, Jo Cooksley 30 August 2018 Joining us in September, Jo Cooksley is the Law School's new Employability Adviser; a role developed following student feedback regarding the need for greater legal specific careers support within the School. After previously practising law and working in a role mentoring trainees at CILEX (professional body for Chartered Legal Executives), Jo will be providing specialised careers support to all law students, offering 1:1 development sessions, workshops, tailored CV and application support and more.
- Student Q&A with Oluwaseun Matiluko: The power to create change 14 August 2018 Oluwaseun Matiluko, third year Law student and member of the FACE (Forever Africa Conference and Events) 2018 Organising Committee, spoke to us about her decision to study Law at Bristol, the importance of having space to grow and developing a more global outlook in her career from time volunteering in Nigeria.
- Brexit Briefing May - July 2018 14 August 2018 Academics from the University of Bristol Law School continue to share knowledge, debate and listen to opinion at a national, regional and local level.
- HRIC delivers training on torture prevention at workshop in Uzbekistan 13 August 2018 Between 6 and 9 August 2018 Debra Long, Research Fellow at the Human Rights Implementation Centre, delivered training in Uzbekistan, on the Optional Protocol to the UN Convention against Torture (OPCAT), a treaty aimed at the prevention of torture and other ill-treatment.
- Times Higher Education Article: Dr Katie Bales discusses right to study for refugees 9 August 2018 Times Higher Education (THE) recently published an article describing the risks posed to both asylum seekers and universities by new right-to-study rules, co-written by the Law School's Dr Katie Bales and Professor of migration, mobilities and citizenship Bridget Anderson.
- Professor Bibbings talks to BBC World Service about WW1 Conscientious Objection 6 August 2018 On Friday, Professor Lois Bibbings was interviewed for the BBC World Service's History Hour as part of a feature on Conscientious Objection. The feature also includes archived interviews with objectors about their feelings and treatment at the time.
- Report by Professor Andrew Charlesworth calls for review of CCTV implementation 1 August 2018 As the use of Automated Facial Recognition (AFR) continues to stir up public debate, the Law School’s Andrew Charlesworth has called for an independent review of how the UK implements CCTV analytics technology – and believes it’s the only way forward if such technology is to be used legitimately to tackle crime and terrorism without alienating the public.
- NSS 2018: Working to improve the satisfaction of Law Students 1 August 2018 In the latest National Student Survey (NSS), released last Friday, the University of Bristol Law School achieved 83 percent overall satisfaction.