Centre for the Study of Human Rights Law Our research and knowledge exchange

The concept of human dignity Economic and social rights
Dr. S Da Lomba, in particular in the context of immigration and asylum
Labour rights as human rights Counter-terrorism Freedom of expression Privacy and defamation; respect for private life and freedom of expression Child care and protection in the context of the right to respect for private and family life Marriage and same-sex relationships in the context of the right to respect for private and family life, the right to marry, and non-discrimination Criminal Process; Sentencing and Punishment Policing The prohibition of torture, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment The right to property Human rights education Civil society interpretation of human rights law Human rights in the context of trade agreements Human rights and climate change
Dr. F Sindico, including the right to water
Human rights and the environment
Prof. E Morgera, including biodiversity and human rights
Rights of indigenous peoples The right to science and access to cultural life The right to an effective remedy and to a fair trial
Ms. L Gillies, in particular relating to cross-border civil disputes
Human rights and the information society/digital rights

The expanding impact of human rights law on society is reflected in the breadth of our research interests

We have awarded five prizes for the best LLM dissertations since launching the prize in 2014

We collaborate with Strathclyde's award winning Law Clinic on Human Rights projects