New insights into key social, legal, and political issues

There is a strong 'without walls' ethos within the School. We pursue our work with practitioners, policy-makers, and communities to ensure maximum relevance and impact.

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Making an Impact: Human Rights Law

Our world-leading human rights research and expertise is leveraging the shared vision of the UN's Sustainable Development Goals to enable real-world change. 

Research Impact

Research Impact

In REF 2021, the Department of Sociology, Social Policy, and Criminology placed 3rd in the REF for 4* outputs, and Liverpool Law School placed 10th for 4* Impact.

Learn more about our research impact.

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Visiting Scholars

The School of Law and Social Justice welcomes visiting research scholars through our research fellowship schemes. Find out more about the International Visiting Fellowship programme

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The programme highlights our strength in 'engaged research'.

We're conducting research that addresses current issues; fosters partnerships externally; and challenges traditional ways of thinking, through Engage@Liverpool.