Dr Butler is happy to consider PhD proposals in the following areas: International Employment/Labour Law: Research into individual rights will be considered.
EU Employment/Labour Law: Free Movement of Workers, Discrimination law, the rights of employees to participate in management decisions, Health and Safety, family-friendly rights, and social policy.
UK Employment Law: any aspect of UK employment law will be considered on the strength of the application.
I am very interested to hear from potential applicants for PhD projects on any aspects of 'hate crime' and 'hate speech'. I am happy to talk through informally ideas for projects and support applicants through the application process at Lancaster University.
Neil Kibble would be happy to receive applications from potential Doctoral students in the areas of: criminal evidence (especially in sex offence cases,evidence proof and facts, and evidence of bad character; criminal law (especially rape and other sex offences); comparative criminal law & procedure; judges, juries & lay participation in criminal trials; judicial independence & accountability; affirmative action.
Professor Milman is happy to consider PhD proposals in the fields of Company Law, Partnership Law, Securities Law, Bankruptcy Law, Insolvency Law, European Commercial Law, International Business Law, Education Law, Fiscal Law, Legal History, the interface between Islamic law and western commercial law
He is also interested in supervising PhD students conducting work within the field of green criminology (illegal wildlife trade, environmental harm as crime, environmental harm as a cause of crime, environmental protest). Dr Potter is currently actively seeking students to conduct research into any aspect of the illegal wildlife trade in co-supervision with Dr Jacob Phelps in the Lancaster Environment Centre (LEC).
Professor Skogly welcomes applications in the broad fields of Public international law; International Human Rights Law; Economic, social and cultural rights; International human rights obligations; Extraterritorial human rights obligations; International institutional law
Current or recent topics covered in PhD supervision: The Right to Water as a Human Right. The Implementability of the Right to Water. Foreign Direct Investment and Human Rights WTO. Human Rights and the Right to Health in Thailand. The Right to Participation in Human Rights. Indigenous Peoples and International Law. Language rights of immigrant minorities. International law, internal conflict and the duty to protect.The right to development and poverty. Trafficing in women in international law and the United Arab Emirates. Economic variables and the right to social security. Rights of Women in Pakistan. Discrimination in the right to education - experience from a European setting