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Professor Siobhán Wills has been named as the next director of the Transitional Justice Institute (TJI) at Ulster University. An internationally-recognised researcher on peacekeeping, international and human rights law, Professor Wills will take over as director from 1 October 2021.

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Colm Crothers has been named the first-ever Ulster University student to be awarded the Neuberger Prize. Lincoln's Inn provides funding for the Neuberger Prize, which was set up in 2015 and is an annual award for undergraduate students who are about to start their final year of a qualifying law degr

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No prosecutions followed the Historical Institutional Abuse (HIA) inquiry despite 190 complaints of criminal activity being passed to the PSNI and 77 files being passed to the Public Prosecution Service (PPS). The figures were revealed yesterday in the first of a new series of online events organise

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A postgraduate student from Dublin has received a top accolade from Allen & Overy, in recognition of excellence in librarianship and information management. The award, now in its eighth year, is presented to the student who excels in the two-year Library and Information Management Postgraduate D

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Belfast law graduate Aisha Rob has been awarded a prize for her LLM dissertation on how transitional justice can address statelessness. The annual dissertation prize is awarded by the Northern Ireland Human Rights Commission for the highest LLM dissertation mark at Ulster University's Transitional J

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Dr Ciara Fitzpatrick has joined the Transitional Justice Institute (TJI) at Ulster University as a lecturer in law. Having worked extensively on access to justice and social security law, she brings additional capacity to the institute's work on gender and on socioeconomic rights.

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Legal academics Professor Rory O'Connell and Dr Catherine O'Rourke have been appointed to the Peer Review College (PRC) of the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC). Members of the PRC are involved in reviewing proposals received to the AHRC's various funding schemes and programmes.

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Ulster University academic Professor Cath Collins has led an exchange between a delegation of relatives and pro bono human rights lawyers from Chile and their counterparts in Uruguay. Professor Collins is a professor of transitional justice at the Transitional Justice Institute (TJI), a law-led inte

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