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We are a busy, dynamic school with a great deal of activity across our research, academic and student communities. Here you can find a selection of our latest news stories.

York researchers take call for noma to be recognised as a neglected tropical disease to Houses of Parliaments

Posted on Friday 27 January 2023

On 11 January 2023, University of York researchers headed to the Houses of Parliament to raise awareness about the neglected disease, noma, and the ongoing campaign for its formal recognition by the World Health Organisation as a neglected tropical disease.

ESRC WRDTP Studentship

Posted on Tuesday 24 January 2023

ESRC White Rose Doctoral Training Partnership has been awarded to York Law School

York Law School Academic appointed to two judicial appointments.

Posted on Friday 20 January 2023

Dr Phillip Morgan, Reader in Law (Associate Professor) at the University of York, following open competition through the Judicial Appointments Commission has been appointed to two part time (known as “fee-paid”) judicial appointments.

York Law Review Competition

Posted on Tuesday 6 December 2022

The York Law Review’s annual abstract competition for YLS undergraduate and postgraduate (taught or research) students is now open!

Professor Charlotte O'Brien wins prestigious Legal Academic of the Year Award

Posted on Friday 11 November 2022

Congratulations to YLS Professor Charlotte O'Brien who won the prestigious "Legal Academic of the Year" at the "Inspirational Women in Law Awards 2022" on Tuesday 1 November 2022.

PhD Application Workshop

Posted on Tuesday 18 October 2022

York Law School: 25th November 2022  Are you thinking about applying to do a PhD?  Would you like some help in developing a strong application for a studentship at York Law School?

Conference: Legal Research for Social Impact

Posted on Thursday 21 July 2022

Civil society, Universities and Government all want research that has impact.  This event is for anyone wanting to commission, develop or collaborate on legal research where the ultimate outcome is positive change to people’s lives and living conditions.

MA in Law by Research Scholarship and Research Assistant Position: The Law Against Public Data Gaps

Posted on Thursday 14 July 2022

York Law School is delighted to offer a unique opportunity –between the University of York’s new Administrative Fairness Lab and the leading NGO Public Law Project—to complete an MA by Research (a masters-level research degree) as part of an ESRC IAA project on how public law regulates the failure of public bodies to collect valuable data.

National Student Survey 2022

Posted on Friday 8 July 2022

We’re delighted to have some of the happiest Law students in the UK.

Doctoral Poster Workshop on Human Rights

Posted on Tuesday 24 May 2022

Call For Posters - Deadline for Expressions of Interest - June 13th Are you interested in human rights issues? Does your doctoral research address human rights challenges? Would you like to meet and share your experiences with a community of human rights researchers?