Centre for the Study of Human Rights Law
Word from the Director, Dr Elaine Webster
Welcome to our hub for all things human rights at the Law School. Human rights standards have become relevant to so many spheres of law and policy, nationally and internationally and the expanding impact of human rights law on society is reflected in the breadth of our research interests within the School. These range from socio-economic rights in the contexts of immigration and asylum and also multinational corporations, to child care and protection in the context of the right to respect for private and family life, to human rights dimensions of climate change. See our research page for more details and please feel free to get in touch.
The expanding impact of human rights law on society is reflected in the breadth of our research interests
We collaborate with Strathclyde's award winning Law Clinic on Human Rights projects
We have awarded four prizes for the best LLM dissertations since launching the prize in 2014
Dissertation Award 2017
The annual prize for the best dissertation by a student on the taught Masters programme in Human Rights Law has this year been awarded to Mr Douglas Jack. The dissertation, entitled ‘Would the incorporation of socio-economic rights into the Human Rights Act increase its popularity with the public?’, was supervised by Dr Sylvie Da Lomba. Read more about the dissertation prize here.