- Javier DE CENDRA is co-supervisor of the EPSRC funded project on the role of tort law in the decarbonisation of the built environment, carried out by PhD student Kim Bouwer.
- Javier DE CENDRA is participating in the UCL Grand Challenges project on carbon governance, led by Prof. Chris Rapley, which brings together academics from a number of faculties within UCL to explore the future of the carbon governance regime
- Javier DE CENDRA is participating in the UCL Grand Challenges project on the governance of climate change technologies, led by Prof. Maria Lee, which brings together academics from a number of faculties within UCL to explore the governance challenges associated to the deployment of carbon mitigation technologies such as carbon capture and storage, energy efficiency in the built environment, and wind energy.
- Javier DE CENDRA is currently involved in the submission of several research proposals bringing together academics from a large number of disciplines, including engineers, economists, and social scientists.
- Elaine GENDERS has led or co-led a number of major research projects funded by the Home Office on women in prison, race relations in prison, therapeutic regimes in prison and violent crime.
- Hazel GENN is leading the Nuffield Inquiry into Empirical Research in Law. This is an investigation into future capacity to conduct interdisciplinary research on law and legal processes.
- Hazel GENN, Cheryl THOMAS and Nigel BALMER are engaged on the Tribunal Decision-Making Research Programme, a major empirical study of tribunal decision making being funded by the Nuffield Foundation.
- Richard MACRORY, Ray PURDY and the Centre for Environmental Law: Satellite Monitoring and Environmental Law (on the Enforcement of Environmental Regulation, collaborating with the UCL Geography Department (law, geography, regulation).
- Pascoe PLEASENCE and Nigel BALMER are contributing to the Australian National Needs Survey, a large-scale survey of the public experience of law in Australia.
- Pascoe PLEASENCE is leading the Nuffield funded project Paths to Justice: A Past, Present and Future Roadmap, an investigation into the legacy of the Paths to Justice surveysof the late 1990s.
- Ray PURDY. European Framework Programme 7 Project: BEAMING. Conducting
legal research within a major European interdisciplinary research
project that could revolutionise communication technologies. The project
consortium is composed of leading research and development groups from
eight European countries. Ray is looking at the legal implications of
instantaneously transporting people through the internet, allowing
physical interaction in other places.
- Philip SCHOFIELD and members of The Bentham Project team: editing the works of Jeremy Bentham. The team includes members with degrees in political philosophy, English literature, history, classics and modern history. William Twining, Andrew Lewis, Stephen Guest of the Law Department are members of the Bentham Committee. Andrew Lewis and Bill Butler are editors respectively of volumes on judicial evidence and international law. The project is funded by grants from the AHRC, ESRC, Wellcome Trust and the British Academy.
- Cheryl THOMAS, and the Centre for Empirical Legal Studies. Conducting a major empirical research project on Jury Decision-Making. This is an investigation into whether a fair trial in the Crown Court depends on the ethnic composition of the jury or the defendant, the part of the country where the trial is held or media coverage of trials. This research is funded by the Ministry of Justice.