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Cardiff Law School has a long tradition of carrying out world-leading and internationally renowned research and prides itself on its vibrant research culture. The 2014 Research Excellence Framework recognised the School as a leading legal research institution, with most activity classed as world-leading or internationally excellent. Our internationally recognised research is closely linked to the high quality teaching we provide.

The School’s research

Research within Cardiff Law School can be broken down into four Thematic Groups:

Procedural Justice includes the Cardiff Centre for Crime, Law and Justice and has links with other disciplines including Business, Psychology and Social Science.

Regulation of commercial activity includes BRASS and PLACE. This group has links with Business and Geography and Planning.

Medicine, Health Care and Society includes Cesagen, Centre for Health and Social Care Law and Cardiff Centre for Ethics, law and Society. Links with other disciplines include Philosophy and Social Science.

Governance & Constitutionalism includes the Wales Governance Centre, Centre for Law and Religion, Centre for European Law and Governance and Centre for Human Rights and Public Law. Links with other disciplines include European Studies and Religion.