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 Times Higher Education's ranking of the Research Excellence Framework 2014, York Law School was in the joint highest proportion of ‘internationally excellent’ and ‘world-leading’ research and was ranked overall 5th in the UK with 46% of its publications classed as ‘world leading’ (4*) and 44% ‘internationally excellent’ (3*).
Research Clusters & Research Strategy
York Law School Clinic
Past projects and publications
Research Students and Staff Research Areas