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Research Projects

Regulation of Dog Rescue A photo of a dog wrapped in a blanket sleeping.

Regulation of Dog Rescue

Addressing Post-Pandemic Challenges in a Period of Austerity - Dr Sarah Singh & Professor Marie Fox.

Petconsent Dr Carol Gray with two greyhounds


Shared decision-making between vets and pet owners when deciding about pet healthcare - Dr Carol Gray



Liverpool Law Clinic's work on assisting people who are stateless or at risk of statelessness - Johanna Bezzano and Judith Carter

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Criminal Synergies: People Smuggling and the Organ Trade in North Africa

The ‘Criminal Synergies’ research project coordinated by Dr Seán Columb, funded by the British Academy (UK), explores migrant routes into and out of North Africa and its extra-legal service industry.

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'Lives on Hold: Our Stories Told' - The Legal and Social Impacts of Covid-19 on Young Unaccompanied Asylum-Seekers in the UK

This interdisciplinary research provides the first detailed study of the effects of the legal and welfare effects of Covid-19 on unaccompanied asylum seekers aged 16 – 25.

An Uphill Struggle: Securing Legal Status for Victims and Survivors of Trafficking Two research reports against a backdrop of piles of paperwork

An Uphill Struggle: Securing Legal Status for Victims and Survivors of Trafficking

Dr Samantha Currie, Senior Lecturer at Liverpool Law School, and Johanna Bezzano, In-house Solicitor and Lecturer at Liverpool Law Clinic, have published a research report which examines the impact of legal representation on victims and survivors of trafficking.

ESCR Peacebuilding

Economic, Social and Cultural Rights and Sustaining Peace

Developing New Insights into Peacebuilding - Dr Amanda Cahill-Ripley.

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Pets in Care Homes

Investigating the implications of separating older people from companion animals when they move to a residential care home or other care setting.

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Donor Conception in the Age of Direct-to-Consumer Genetic Testing. A UKRI-funded collaboration between researchers at five universities.