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Using UKAJI’s website as a research resource

    ‘What is administrative justice?’ is one of the pages on our website most viewed by visitors. Does this mean it’s an unfamiliar term, or is it simply difficult to define? We’ve spent a lot of time thinking about the answer to the question ‘What is administrative justice?’ and, more importantly, the question of why it … Continue reading

University of Essex Doctoral Scholarships in Law

Have you got three years, a great idea for a piece of research and the passion to gain a PhD? Essex Law School has six University of Essex Doctoral Scholarships available to support talented PhD students starting in 2017-18. As a member of one of the UK’s most diverse academic communities, you’ll join an active … Continue reading

Data sources for administrative justice research – a toolkit for researchers

In this post, Dr Kakia Chatsiou describes her UKAJI project identifying sources of data held by central government departments. By Kakia Chatsiou One of the main priorities of UKAJI’s work has been to identify and develop strategies to tackle capacity constraints within administrative justice research in the UK. Integral to this is improving the knowledge … Continue reading

Conference: Comparative public law in Europe – Opportunities and Challenges

You are warmly invited to the conference “Comparative public law in Europe – Opportunities and Challenges”, organised at the British Academy (10-11 Carlton House Terrace, St. James’s, London SW1Y 5AH) on 24th March 2017 (from 8:45am to 17:30pm). The conference is organised by the Essex School of Law and financially supported by a British Academy … Continue reading

The participation of children and young people in special educational needs mediation

How do children and young people participate in mediation to resolve disputes about their special educational needs provision? Ben Walsh reports on his recent study (featured in UKAJI’s Current Research Register profiles, May 2016 update) and forthcoming article and identifies the need for further research on the views of children and young people. By Ben Walsh … Continue reading