The UK Administrative Justice Institute (UKAJI for short) is funded by the Nuffield Foundation to kickstart the expansion of empirical research on administrative justice in the UK. In particular, UKAJI focuses on issues relating to
UKAJI is a national organisation. Based at the University of Essex, its core team comes from several different universities. UKAJI is interested in the development of administrative justice in England, Wales, Northern Ireland and Scotland.
UKAJI is multidisciplinary. Academics working with UKAJI are researchers in the academic disciplines of law, economics, business, public administration, psychology, social policy and others.
UKAJI reaches across and within professions. As well as academics, people involved in UKAJI include: judges, ombuds, civil servants and members of the legal profession. We work with experienced academics running large projects, early career researchers and PhD candidates.
UKAJI operates online and face-to-face. Our online presence includes this website and blog, twitter, Facebook and Linkedin. We organise and support workshops, seminars and other events throughout the United Kingdom.
UKAJI’s priorities during 2014-2017 are to
UKAJI is developing a range of services and products for the administrative justice community. For example