Our Academics and Scholarship

Our academic members undertake multi-disciplinary research that aims to inform the resolution of global challenges.

Areas of expertise include preventing wrongful conviction, safeguarding the environment, protecting intellectual property, and improving decision-making processes undertaken by judges, lawyers and jurors.

Their research directly informs their teaching in the School of Law. Our members come from diverse academic and professional backgrounds, are respected in their fields, and undertake a variety of scholarly activities.

Research Projects in the Spotlight

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Mock Juror Studies

Academics in the Centre for Law, Science and Policy are leading efforts at Birmingham City University to generate more knowledge about how jurors interpret forensic science evidence in criminal cases.
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Medical Clemency Procedures

In 2017, the British Academy’s Research Awards Committee awarded the Centre for Law, Science & Policy funding to undertake a research project examining medical clemency procedures across the United States.
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Legal Scrutiny of Medical Records

Academics have teamed up with practitioners from the Faculty of HELS to create a simulation activity that will help nursing practitioners to engender good practice when they are generating patient records.
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Our Academics

A list of the various academics who are involved with research within the Centre, from across Birmingham City University.
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