Nottingham Law School Studentships
By joining the NLS as a researcher, you’ll be welcomed by an innovative and leading research community, where you’ll receive the support to achieve your potential.
NLS Legal, a unique and ground-breaking teaching law firm, provides a number of pro bono activities. Other school community activities include mooting, volunteering, work experience, overseas placements, summer schools, guest lectures, careers skills workshops, professional and networking lunches, prize giving ceremonies and much more.
We pursue innovative and high impact research, enabled by our research strategies and excellent research centres.
NTU Fully funded PhD Studentships 2024
Applicants are welcome to submit their own proposals which align with the research expertise of our three research centres. We are particularly interested in receiving applications in the fields of corporate governance, law and religion, violence against women and girls, international law and ecocide, accountability for environmental damage, public protest and expression rights, and the relationship between law and populism. Please direct any initial queries to the Director of Doctoral Programmes, firstname.lastname@example.org.
When making an application for a studentship, you will need to demonstrate how your proposal aligns with our research strengths, so ensure you are familiar with our research centres. Alternatively, you can submit an application for one of our dedicated research projects.
Browse Nottingham Law School's research staff and supervisor interests.
Our research centres
Centre for Rights and Justice
The Centre for Rights and Justice (CRJ) was established in 2013. It is an inclusive Centre with a diverse membership, bringing together research, practice and scholarship, in the broad areas of human rights and criminal justice.
Centre for Business and Insolvency Law
The Centre for Business and Insolvency Law (CBIL) was founded in 2012 and brings together expertise in legal and business practice, both nationally and internationally, addressing important challenges and contributing to debates.
Centre for Legal Education
Nottingham Law School's Centre for Legal Education drives the Law School's excellence and innovation in academic and professional legal education.
Witchcraft Accusations, the Law and Public Justice: How does the memorialisation of historical events effect legal responses to accusations and threats relating to malevolent magic in the 21st century?
Wars and Climate Breakdown: assessing the legal consequences of the mutually causal relationship between environmental harm, climate change and armed conflicts
Understanding Barriers and Impacts on Access to Justice in England and Wales
Regulatory approaches to cryptocurrency influencers, a comparative study and normative evaluation
Ready to apply?
The application deadline is 12 noon (GMT) on Friday 12 January 2024.
Please visit our how to apply page for guidance and to make an application.