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Research at UCD School of Law


The School of Law is directly associated with two journals:
The Irish Jurist
UCD Law Review

Working Papers

University College Dublin School of Law is one of the leading centers for legal education and research in Ireland and has a distinctive international focus to both teaching and learning and to research.

Research Focus

Technological Change and Privacy Expectations
UCD Human Rights Network
Criminal Law Codification

Events / Seminars

The School hosts many research events each year, including conferences and workshops, and holds a series of staff seminars every semester.

PhD Candidates

Information on students currently partaking in research here in UCD Law School

UCD Institute Of Criminology

A dedicated research facility in criminology and criminal justice - the first of its kind in the State.

Centre for Regulation and Goverance

Research addressing pressing policy issues, including financial crisis, climate change and sustainability, food safety, security and rights

Legal History Group

The Legal History Group at UCD is composed of academics who are engaged in scholarly research in the field of legal history.

Doctoral Programmes

PhD in European Law and Governance

Interdisciplinary Graduate Research Programme between the School of Law and the School of Politics and International Relations.

PhD in Law

Largest group of academic lawyers in Ireland and leading researchers of high international standing.