Qualification type: MPhil / PhD
Location: Uxbridge, London
Mode of study: Full-time and Part-time
Brunel Law School has a long-established reputation as a research-led law school. Excellence in research matters to us and we actively promote research activities. We encourage our PhD students to participate in all relevant research activities, particularly presenting papers on their new research findings. We are particularly committed in assisting the development of high quality early career researchers for the legal academy and for the profession. We are an intellectually dynamic and diverse community of scholars who share a clear commitment to broad-based legal research. Together, we have created a strong international research environment. Our research reaches from the local to the global, addressing important challenges in domestic law as well as universal legal, economic, and social issues.
Politics and History at Brunel has established a substantial body of cutting-edge research across both subject areas. We have a superb research record with 64% rated as being World Leading or Internationally Excellent in REF2014, placing us 12th in the UK for REF Intensity. Internationally we are in the QS ranking top 150 for Politics & International Studies.Six broad themes provide the foundation on which much of this research can be categorized.
The impact of our research is achieved through extensive networks involving other researchers and scholars, engagement with civil society actors and advice to the policy-making community. Members of staff also serve on the councils of scholarly bodies and act as panel members for a range of funding bodies, including the ESRC, AHRC, British Academy and Royal Historical Society.
Working across disciplines is a central part of our research strategy and helps us to produce innovative and outstanding research. Our research centres include:
We offer a range of PhD studentships, partial scholarships, and academic prizes, to help with your research fees. Find out more here: View Website
FTE Category A staff submitted: 23.80
Research output data provided by the Research Excellence Framework (REF)Click here to see the results for all UK universities