What is happening to healthcare in Northern Ireland prisons?

We are pleased to welcome this guest post from Dr Michelle Butler, Lecturer in Criminology, School of Social Sciences, Education and Social Work, Queen’s University Belfast. Michelle can be reached on michelle.butler@qub.ac.uk or @MichelleBQUB The Northern Ireland Prison Service has been in the spotlight recently over its handling of serious incidents of self-harm and the potential for overdoses […]

Utrecht Declaration on Academic Freedom

The Association of Human Rights Institute is a network of human rights research centres across the globe, including both the QUB Human Rights Centre and Ulster Univeristy’s Transitional Justice Institute. In September AHRI adopted this Declaration on Academic Freedom:  UTRECHT DECLARATION ON ACADEMIC FREEDOM Meeting at Utrecht University for our annual conference, we, the Association of […]

Brexit and NI Employment Law – A modest proposal: Can we have an NI-specific campaign to defend workers’ EU rights?

We are delighted to welcome this guest post by Ciaran White, Ulster University School of Law. Ciaran can be reached at c.white@ulster.ac.uk One of the many issues that gives rise to concern arising from the ‘Brexit’ vote is what it will all mean for those labour law rights that have been generated or influenced by […]

BREXITING and rights. Save the date notice 27th September

BREXITING and rights Discussion seminar on the human rights and  equality implications of the EU referendum Venue: Ulster University Belfast Campus room BA-00-008 Tuesday 27th September 9.30-1pm   Partnership between the Transitional Justice Institute (TJI), Ulster University and the Committee on the Administration of Justice (CAJ) in association with the Equality Coalition Speakers include: Prof. […]