Research Centres and Hubs
The Law School is home to a number of very successful research centres. These formalise the research and reputational strengths of the School, attract high-calibre staff and students - and provide a community of scholarship that extends way beyond the walls of the university.
Coronavirus Research Hub
This research hub brings together the work of academics at the forefront of global efforts to mitigate against the impact of COVID-19 through law and policy adaptation - and to understand the immediate and longer-lasting impacts of the pandemic.
Centre for Health, Law, and Society
The Centre for Health, Law, and Society promotes trans-disciplinary and cross-sector perspectives on the impacts of law and governance on physical, mental, and social well-being.
Human Rights Implementation Centre
The Centre, based in the Law School, provides an international focus for developing expertise, advice and scholarship on the role of institutions, whether those are at the national, regional or international levels, in the implementation of human rights.
Centre for Private and Commercial Law
The Centre for Private and Commercial Law, based in the Law School, is an international centre of excellence for critical scholarship, teaching and public engagement with private and commercial law.
Centre for Law at Work
The Centre for Law at Work establishes Bristol as a centre of excellence in the study of law at work. Supported by world-leading academics, the Centre embraces a wide range of methodological approaches and a collaborative research and teaching environment.
Centre for Law and History Research
The Centre for Law and History Research highlights the need for historical perspectives in legal scholarship and promotes excellent research into the varied histories of law.
Centre for Global Law and Innovation
The Centre for Global Law and Innovation (CGLI) offers outstanding international legal expertise to support innovation, trade and development.
Centre for International Law
The Centre for International Law provides an interdisciplinary platform for collaboration, engagement with external institutions, and the dissemination of internationally-recognised research tackling some of the most pressing international challenges of our time.
Shaping a Better World
We are leading the way in some of the most innovative areas of legal research. 'Shaping a Better World' captures how a centre-led approach has positioned us well to respond, with impact, to the challenges of a rapidly-evolving world. Find out more.