Research at York Law School: Vibrant, Innovative, Collaborative

YLS has a vibrant research community led by enthusiastic and experienced staff. We are involved in many significant projects, the quality of which reflects the University's established research status as a member of the Russell Group. A key characteristic of the research at YLS is its strong multi-disciplinary focus. The School is very well networked with other disciplines and we have highly co-operative relationships with departments across the University. As a closely linked, energetic community we actively support one another's work and aim to offer an environment of real collaboration. In the Research Excellence Framework 2014 York Law School was joint first for the excellence of its research, 4th for its impact and was ranked overall 5th in the UK with 46% of its publications classed as ‘world leading’ (4*) and 34% ‘internationally excellent’ (3*).

Staff Research Areas

York Law School Clinic

Research Students

Visitors' Programme