Law

Research

Research groups

We engage in research within the framework of research groups, with law research at Sussex ranked 24th in the Power Rankings for Law in the UK in the 2014 Research Excellence Framework (REF). These groups support individual, collaborative and interdisciplinary research and we focus on social justice issues in the context of rights and responsibilities.

Our research groups include:

Research centres

Law faculty members are also heavily involved in interdisciplinary research across the department of Law, Politics and Sociology and other University of Sussex centres.

Find out more about the research activities and collaborations these centres are involved in:

 PhD and Postgraduate research

If you are considering a PhD at Sussex Law School, you will benefit from our interdisciplinary approach, the European Documentation Centre with holdings in the fields of European law and international law, staff research initiatives, and law workshops, seminars and conferences..

Explore faculty research areas and look for potential supervisors

Take a look at our current Research Students

Research seminars and events

We run Professional Research Training Seminars, conferences, and programmes of events on external research funding. 

See our upcoming events

Law, Politics and Sociology Blog

Southern View is the home of the School of Law, Politics and Sociology blog, where you can find posts written by staff and students on a range of interdisciplinary issues.

Take a look at recent entries