Celebrating the Very Best of Essex Research: Research and Impact Awards 2022

Image via Shutterstock The very best of Essex research was recognised at our Excellence in Research and Impact Awards 2022 ceremony at Colchester Campus on Wednesday 25 May 2022. The annual awards highlighted how the work conducted at Essex is having a positive impact on people's lives across the globe.  This year, a total of 21 … Continue reading Celebrating the Very Best of Essex Research: Research and Impact Awards 2022

New Antwerp-Essex Collaboration on Socio-Legal Methods 

Photo by Ian Schneider Essex's School of Law. which was ranked 3rd in the UK for research power in law (Times Higher Education research power measure, REF2021) is delighted to announce that its research environment is further enriched by a new collaboration with the Research Group Government and Law of the University of Antwerp. One of the … Continue reading New Antwerp-Essex Collaboration on Socio-Legal Methods 

How Tech Companies Can Tackle Violence Against Women and Girls (VAWG): A VAWG Code of Practice

Photo by Katherine Hanlon The Online Safety Bill presents an opportunity to address violence against women and girls in its digital dimensions and hold accountable the tech platforms that profit from this abuse. But if the new law passes in its current format, it will leave women and girls facing violence and the threat of harm … Continue reading How Tech Companies Can Tackle Violence Against Women and Girls (VAWG): A VAWG Code of Practice

Research Seminar: Posthuman International Law and the Rights of Nature

Photo by Evangeline Shaw Dr. Emily Jones, Senior Lecturer in Law, University of Essex, will lead a seminar on the theme of 'Posthuman International Law and the Rights of Nature'. The rights of nature are beginning to be recognised in many countries but have yet to be recognised in international law. Seeking to challenge and re-think … Continue reading Research Seminar: Posthuman International Law and the Rights of Nature