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Our Research

Our Research title

Our Research

Research statement

The Times Higher Education 2014 Research Intensity ranking put the School of Law at Birkbeck among the top 10 Law Schools in the UK and a top 3 research institution in London. Our research environment was judged as conducive to producing research of the highest quality; and the six research areas listed below represent our strengths. Our research centres are listed within their relevant research area(s). Visit the Our Staff pages to view our academics’ profiles for their research interests and areas of supervision; or browse Birkbeck’s institutional repository BIROn for their publications.

Our research centres

The Institute for Criminal Policy Research (ICPR).  The Centre for Law and the Humanities.  The Centre for Research in Political Theology (CRIPT).  The Centre for Critical European Law; and the Centre for Research on Race and Law.

Graduate Research Studies

Find out more about our graduate research programmes in the School of Law

Policy Impact

A commitment to law as a means of effecting social change and promoting social justice

Research projects

Our staff are pushing back the boundaries of knowledge in a range of areas

Research Areas title

Research Areas

Policy, Practice and Activism tile
Race, Gender, and Culture tile
Regulation, Risk and Surveillance tile
Law and Humanities tile
Human rights tile