The Socio-Legal Research Centre, based in the School of Law and Government at DCU, focuses on the social, cultural and economic context in which laws are made and enforced.
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What We Do

The SLRC fosters academic research on a broad range of legal issues, evaluating the impact of legal rules on the society in which they operate and considering the influence of society on the development of the law.

Members of the SLRC are engaged in significant research projects and their findings are published in national and international journals, books and policy documents.

Members also lecture on undergraduate and postgraduate degrees at DCU and supervise postgraduate research degrees.

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PhD Scholarship(s) in Law at DCU »

Posted April 20, 2015

A generous 4-year scholarship(s) is available for an outstanding PhD candidate(s) in the field of Law, within the School of Law and Government at Dublin City University. The scholarship will include fee waiver and a tax-free stipend of €14,000 per annum for a full-time PhD student. The School also supports its PhD students with funding for conference and research travel.


Law Lectureships advertised at Dublin City University »

Posted March 03, 2015

As part of its continuing development, the School of Law and Government at Dublin City University (DCU) intends to appoint new Lecturers in Law. The appointments, for a fixed term of five years, will commence on 1 September 2015.


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