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€ 1.4 million ERC funding award made to Professor Dukes

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Professor Ruth Dukes has received a major funding award from the European Research Council (ERC). The award is worth over € 1.4 million over a period of five years, and has been made under the ERC’s Starting Grant scheme, designed to support excellent Principal Investigators to conduct ground-breaking, ‘frontier’ research. Professor Dukes’ project is entitled… Continue reading

Glasgow Legal Theory Spring Seminar

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The Glasgow Legal Theory research group held its Spring Seminar on 14 June. The keynote address was given by Michael Fischl who is Professor of Law at the University of Connecticut and a leading figure in critical legal studies. Prior to joining the University of Connecticut, Fischl was Professor of Law in Miami, and a… Continue reading

Pre-Strike Ballots and the Trade Union Act 2016: Denying Workers the Right to Strike?

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The Trade Union Act received Royal Assent on 4 May this year – the ninetieth anniversary of the 1926 General Strike. The Act imposes sweeping new restrictions on the rights of trade unions and workers – the biggest set of changes to trade union law since the 1980s. Several of its provisions appear to breach… Continue reading

School of Law recognised for advancing gender equality

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      The School of Law at the University of Glasgow has today been recognised for their progress in advancing gender equality. The School achieved a Bronze level in Equality Challenge Unit’s (ECU) trial gender equality mark. Based on the principles of ECU’s highly successful Athena SWAN Charter for women in science, the gender… Continue reading