York Law School
Details of current research students - PhD and MA topics:
Charlotte EllisMethodology in Contract LawSupervisor: Professor Jenny SteeleNu HudTerrorism and the Changing Face of Freedom of Freedom of Freedom of Expression in the UKSupervisors: Dr Joanna Gilmore and Professor Matt MatraversJonathan FiskThe question of the nature and purpose of consent in medicine and the extent to which these can be derived from a coherent ethical frameworkSupervisors: Professor Matt MatraversPetronel GeyserCounter-Terrorism Financing in South AfricaSupervisors: Dr Lawrence McNamara and Professor Matt MatraversJessica GracieVicarious Liability and the Gig Economy: A Socio-Legal Study of the Regulation and Perceptions of RiskSupervisors: Professor Simon Halliday and Dr Phillip MorganJane Hill
Patenting Artificial Intelligence
Supervisor: Dr Peter HarrisonJames KillenHuman rights defenders at risk: Security, psychological trauma and state responsibilitySupervisors: Martin JonesMichael RobinsonMeeting aspirations? Evaluating the assessment of Personal Independence Payment from a Disability Rights perspectiveSupervisors: Professor Charlotte O'Brien and Dr Jed MeersRhiannon Griffiths
Memory, transitional justice, and social control in East Asia
Supervisor: Dr Ioana CismasJames Hart
The Admissibility of Conduct Subsequent to the Execution of a Contract as an Aide to Contractual Interpretation: A Doctrinal, Empirical, and Comparative AnalysisSupervisor: Dr Phillip MorganCarl Makin
Regulation and reality: towards a tenant-centric understanding of social housing law
Supervisor: Professor Caroline HunterSam Guy
Access to environmental justice in a contested costs framework: how can judicial review crowdfunding affect the UK legal opportunity structure?
Supervisors: Professor Joe Tomlinson and Professor Simon HallidayZaki Kaf Al-Ghazal
What are the problems with the understanding and enforcement of legal norms in a regime of sovereign states with reference to crimes against humanity?
Supervisors: Dr Kate Leader and Professor Matt MatraversAtoosa Khatiri
The women and children of ISIS and their journeys back home: Challenges in the UK and beyond
Supervisors: Dr Ioana Cismas and Dr Lawrence McNamaraCharlie TyeTo what extent should principles of civil and criminal liability in England and Wales be attached to the harms inflicted by individual and collective acts within the Manosphere? The Manosphere is a network of male-orientated subcultures, communities, blogs, and Torums which subscribe to a philosophy known as the ¿Red Pill¿Supervisors: Professor Matt Matravers and Dr Phillip MorganAlice Trotter
Architectures of inequality? Employing a human rights perspective to study the built environment of the city of York, United Kingdom
Supervisors: Dr Ioana Cismas and Professor Paul GreadyLe Nam Vo
An analysis of open banking regulations and their legal impact on banking structure
Supervisors: Professor Dr Phillip Morgan and Simos Gerasimou (Computer Science)Stefano Faraoni
Artificial Intelligence and liability: From smart contracts to persuasive technology
Supervisors: Dr Phillip Morgan and Dr Sean ThomasThomas KnightPrivacy in emerging adulthood: A study of Generation Z's legal consciousnessSupervisors: Professor Simon Halliday and Professor TT ArvindLucia Varela Vazquez
Sexual and Reproductive Rights for young women and girls in the Dominican Republic.
Supervisors: Dr Dimitrios Tsarapatsanis and Dr Alex GreenAysha Alshehri
Review of Automated Decisions in Administrative Justice Institutions
Supervisors: Professor Simon Halliday and Professor Joe TomlinsonAparna Ashok
How do policy officials view legal risk?
Supervisors: Professor Joe TomlinsonNaoise CoakleyThe Law Against Public Data GapsSupervisors: Professor Joe Tomlinson and Dr Jed MeersShivangi Gangwar
Judgments as Goods: An Economic Analysis of Constitutional Law Judgments
Supervisors: Dr Dimitrios Tsarapatsanis and Professor TT ArvindCindy Leung
Conceptualizing and Implementing a Rights-Based Approach to Address Food Insecurity at City Level in Developed Countries – A Pilot Trial in YorkSupervisors: Dr Ioana Cismas and Professor Paul GreadyGiorgio Minelli
Seeking theoretical justifications to support the institution of the
Supervisor: Professor Matt MatraversFrankie Power
Legal (de)constructions of the (un)deserving nomad. Precarious freedoms in forbidden lands
Supervisors: Professor Caroline Hunter and Dr Laurence EtheringtonMax Williams
The Online Threat of Artificial Intelligence to the Legal and Ethical Foundations of Contemporary Journalism.
Supervisors: Dr Phillip Morgan and Professor TT Arvind