The Centre for Legal Research within Sunderland Law School will promote academic debate, generate high quality and impactful research within the area of law as broadly conceived. The Centre will draw together the research and scholarly activity of the members of Sunderland Law School. It will embrace a range of approaches to scholarship including socio-legal, pedagogical, critical, doctrinal and black letter. The research undertaken will feed directly into the law curriculum informing the work undertaken by students on all law programmes. The Centre will generate funding opportunities, expand the PGR student base and focus activity around submission to REF.
Areas of expertise include: