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  Church and civil courts in late medieval and early modern Scotland
  Dr A Wilson, Dr J Armstrong
Applications accepted all year round

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This project will advance our understanding of the operation of the law, and of legal specialists, in Scotland from the late fifteenth to the early seventeenth century.
  Economic Aspects of Different Instruments for Procuring Financial Security Relating to Decommissioning Liabilities in the UKCS including Residual liability - National Decommissioning Centre
  Prof A Kemp, Dr M Gronwald
Application Deadline: 22 August 2019

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PhD Type

The PhD project consists of two parts. The first would assess the economic effects of different instruments which can be used to procure financial security for decommissioning such as LOCs, Surety Bonds, trust Funds, and Parent Company Guarantees.
  KESS 2 Scholarship: Exploring the impact of Domestic Violence Protection Notices on victims and perpetrators of domestic violence
  Dr B Loftus
Application Deadline: 30 August 2019

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PhD Type

This project is designed to review North Wales Police’s use of Domestic Violence Protection Notices and Domestic Violence Protection Orders (DVPNs/DVPOs) in cases of domestic violence.
  The use of a principle-based approach to rule making in consumer law
  Dr C Riefa
Applications accepted all year round

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PhD Type

Consumer law is based on prescriptive standards that have pushed firms to ignore consumer needs to the benefit of a compliance box ticking exercise.
  Digital forensics investigation framework with novel image/ video forgery detection techniques
  Dr P Bagheri-Zadeh
Application Deadline: 8 December 2019

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PhD Type

Full-time Sponsored Postgraduate Research Studentship, start date – February 2020. Each PhD studentship will have a bursary of £15,009 per annum (pro-rata into 12 monthly payments) plus UK/EU Fees paid initially for a period of three years.
  Forensic Biometrics (SF19/LAW/MCCARTNEY2)
  Prof C McCartney
Applications accepted all year round

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PhD Type

This project will examine the growth and development of biometrics within law enforcement from a socio-legal perspective, complementing a growing body of research within the field of ‘forensic biometrics’.
  Forensic Evidence and Case Attrition in the England and Wales Criminal Justice System (SF19/LAW/MCCARTNEY1)
  Prof C McCartney
Applications accepted all year round

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This research will focus upon the perennial issue of the discontinuation of criminal cases, looking specifically at those cases that include forensic evidence, which have been passed to prosecuting authorities for decisions to charge and progress.
  The Evolving Marriage Within a Latent Legal Framework: A time for Change? (SF19/LAW/CLAYTON-HELM)
  Dr L Clayton-Helm, Prof R Arthur
Applications accepted all year round

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PhD Type

With over half of the population of England and Wales over the age of 16, married or in a civil partnership, it is evident that marriage remains a fundamental part of many people’s lives.
  Women in the Legal Profession: Comparative analysis between China and the United Kingdom (Advert Reference: SF19/LAW/SHEN)
  Prof A Shen
Applications accepted all year round

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PhD Type

Academic research in the developed West has paid much attention to women in the legal world – the judiciary and the legal profession.
  Assessing and improving the reliability of memory evidence from children
  Dr M. Colloff, Dr H Flowe
Applications accepted all year round

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PhD Type

Last year, 1 in 10 children were victims of crime (ONS, 2018). The number of children contributing memory evidence by providing police statements and courtroom testimony has increased by 60% according to the most recently available data (2006-2009; Plotnikoff & Woolfson, 2011).
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