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Current projects

Title Funder Start date End date
IcARUS: Innovative Approaches to Urban Security EU Horizon 2020 1 September 2020 31 August 2024
Inclusive Public Space: Law, Universality and Difference in the Accessibility of Streets European Research Council Advanced Grant 1 January 2019 31 December 2023
Lawyering for International Criminal Justice 1 October 2018 31 December 2022
Delivering Legal Rights: Practical Problem Solving Cerebra 1 January 2016 31 December 2022
Legal Entitlements and Problem-Solving (LEaP) Cerebra 1 January 2016 31 December 2022
Re-counting crime: New methods to improve the accuracy of estimates of crime ESRC (Secondary Data Analysis Initiative) 1 October 2020 30 September 2022
Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence in Digital Governance European Commission 1 September 2019 1 September 2022
MOdify Drivers’ behaviour to Adapt for Lower EmissionS (MODALES) EU Horizon 2020 1 September 2019 31 August 2022
Security for sale in modern Britain: security provision, ensembles and cultures, 1785 - 1995 Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) 1 December 2020 31 August 2022
Co-POWeR: Consortium on Practices for Wellbeing and Resilience in BAME Families and Communities UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) 12 February 2021 12 August 2022
Enhance driver behaviour and Public Acceptance of Connected and Autonomous vehicLes (PASCAL) EU Horizon 2020 1 June 2019 31 May 2022
Everyday Challenges to the Rule of Law: The Case of Civil/Criminal Procedural Hybrids Arts & Humanities Research Council (AHRC) Leadership Fellowship 1 October 2019 31 May 2022
CONtract SOLutions for Effective and lasting delivery of agri-environmental-climate public goods by EU agriculture and forestry (CONSOLE) EU Horizon 2020 1 May 2019 30 April 2022
Reducing the unanticipated crime harms of Covid-19 policies UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) 10 June 2020 9 December 2021
Legal Cultures and New Regional Policies towards Forced Migrants 1 December 2020 30 November 2021
Application of Competition Law in Technology Markets Philip Leverhulme Prize 1 September 2018 30 September 2021
Convenient constructs: How chief police officers in England and Wales understand the right to exercise power. Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) 1 October 2019 30 September 2021
Evaluating the Operation of Malta's Gender Identity, Gender Expression and Sex Characteristics Act 2015: To What Extent Has it Enhanced the Bodily Integrity of Intersex Infants? BA / Leverhulme Small Grants 1 January 2020 30 September 2021
Transitions through university: Exploring expectations and motivations of undergraduate students Leeds Institute for Teaching Excellence 1 September 2020 31 August 2021
CRITiCaL - Combatting cRiminals In The CLoud Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) / Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) 1 June 2015 31 August 2021

Past projects

Title Funder Start date End date
Defining Freedom of the Press : A Cross national examination of press ethics and regulation in ten European countries Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) 1 May 2018 3 June 2021
Understanding the Moderate Drinking Students of Generation Sensible Funded by a small grant from the University of Kent 1 April 2020 31 March 2021
Co-evolution of Facebook’s Content Policies & International Instruments Facebook 1 April 2020 31 March 2021
Investigating Unexpected Death: Values and Attitudes in Coronial Autopsies BA / Leverhulme Small Grants 1 April 2019 28 February 2021
INBOTS: Inclusive Robotics for a Better Society EU Horizon 2020 1 January 2018 31 December 2020
U-LEAD - University of Leeds East Asia Disability Rights Forum 1 January 2018 31 December 2020
Innovation and the application of knowledge for more effective policing HEFCE 1 January 2015 30 December 2020
Turing Fellow - Professor Wall Alan Turing Institute 1 October 2018 1 October 2020
Turing Fellow - Dr Birks Alan Turing Institute 1 October 2018 1 October 2020
Weight Stigma and Anti-Discrimination Law: Examining Attitudes Towards Weight as a Protected Class Harvard Catalyst 1 October 2019 30 September 2020
'Lurking' and 'loitering': Historic Approaches to Policing Suspicious Behaviour in Britain and their Contemporary Resonances Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) 1 October 2019 30 September 2020
Data Justice in Mexico’s Multiveillant Society: How big data is reshaping the struggle for human rights and political freedoms Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) 1 October 2018 30 September 2020
Goals and Purposes of EU Competition Law: What Does the Data Say? Konkurrensverket (Competition Authority, Sweden) 1 September 2019 31 August 2020
Tracking Children in their Best Interests: electronic monitoring in three European juvenile justice systems (TCBI) European Commission 1 July 2018 30 June 2020
Boosting Growth through Strengthening Investor and Creditor Protection in China: How China Can Learn from the UK experience Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) Global Challenges Research Fund 1 May 2017 30 June 2020
Policing Children and Families: A Study of the Police Response to Child-to-Parent Violence N8 Policing Research Partnership 1 May 2019 30 April 2020
Access and Benefit Sharing in Practice: Community, Science and Policy Darwin Initiative 1 April 2017 30 March 2020
EMPHASIS - EconoMical, PsycHologicAl and Societal Impact of RanSomware [Ransomware and Cybercrimes of Extortion] Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) / Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) 1 April 2017 31 December 2019
Mobile Solutions to the Mexican Kidnapping Epidemic: Beyond Elite Counter-Measures Towards Citizen-Led Innovation Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) 12 August 2018 31 October 2019
Shale Gas Development : A benchmark review of the regulatory Framework Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) 1 March 2019 1 September 2019
Understanding Organised Crime and Terrorist Networks TAKEDOWN European Commission 1 September 2016 1 September 2019
TAKEDOWN - Understand the Dimensions of Organised Crime and Terrorist Networks for Developing Effective and Efficient Security Solutions for First-line-practitioners and Professionals European Commission (Brussels) Horizon 2020 1 September 2016 31 August 2019
Exploring Agent Computing for Understanding Police Demand Alan Turing Institute 25 February 2019 24 August 2019
Emerging technology and Big Data analytics: Realising the potential of Automatic Number Plate Recognition N8 Policing Research Partnership 1 May 2018 31 July 2019
The Leeds Parks Fund: Developing a model for charitable giving to parks Big Lottery Fund, Heritage Lottery Fund and Nesta 1 August 2018 30 June 2019
Academic network of European disability experts (ANED) European Commission 1 January 2008 6 May 2019
The spaces of mental capacity law: moving beyond the binaries Independent Social Research Foundation 1 January 2018 31 December 2018
Tackling Selection Bias in Sentencing Data Analysis National Centre for Research Methods (ESRC) 1 October 2017 31 December 2018
Business Judgment And The Courts Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) 1 October 2016 30 November 2018
TNOC Transnational Organised Crime in the 21st Century Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) 1 October 2017 1 October 2018
Exploring the impacts of Body Worn Video in Incidents of Domestic Abuse N8 Policing Research Partnership 1 May 2017 1 May 2018
The future prospects of urban parks: The life, times and social order of Victorian public parks as places of social mixing Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) 1 November 2015 31 October 2017
Markets in Policing - ESRC Seminar Series Economic and Social and Humanities Research Council (ESRC) 1 March 2015 1 October 2017
Tracking people: controversies and challenges Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) 1 October 2016 30 September 2017
Policing Bitcoin and Cryptocurrencies N8 PRG Catalyst Fund 1 June 2016 1 August 2017
Policing and Crime Control in the Victorian City 1 August 2014 1 June 2017
Realising Resilience: An Evidence Based Approach to Embedding Resilience in the Curriculum 1 January 2016 1 January 2017
Long-term developments in jihadi militant ideology and its transnational impact 1 January 2015 31 December 2016
Identifying and Modelling Victim, Business, Regulatory and Malware Behaviours in a Changing Cyberthreat Landscape 1 September 2013 30 September 2016
EUPILLAR (European Union Private International Law: Legal Application in Reality) 1 May 2015 30 August 2016
Examination of Transactional Avoidance in the Context of European Insolvencies 1 April 2015 31 July 2016
Security Rights and the European Insolvency Regulation Economic and Social and Humanities Research Council (ESRC) 1 May 2014 1 May 2016
Creativity and Effectiveness in the Use of Electronic Monitoring as an Alternative to Imprisonment in EU Member States 1 May 2014 30 April 2016
Learning Disability Health Service Quality-Checkers and User-Led Quality Measures 1 December 2014 31 January 2016
Study on Substantive Insolvency Law 1 April 2015 1 January 2016
Sustainable Intensification of Agriculture 1 January 2012 31 December 2015
Special Adviser to the Independent Reviewer of the Terrorism Legislation 1 January 2012 1 December 2015
An Exploratory Knowledge Platform for Policing: Exploiting Knowledge Assets, Utilising Data and Piloting Research Co-production 1 November 2014 31 October 2015
Access to Justice for Children with Mental Disabilities 1 May 2013 30 April 2015
Reforming the European Insolvency Regulation 1 April 2013 1 April 2015
Spaces of Indigenous Justice 1 February 2013 28 February 2015
Pre-charge Bail 1 February 2011 31 December 2014
European and International Equality Law 1 October 2007 31 October 2014
Economic and Social Constitutionalism 1 January 2007 31 October 2014
Governance and Legitimacy in the EU 1 January 2007 31 October 2014
Taxation and Moral Regulation 1 September 2013 30 September 2014
Economic and Social Integration in the EU and Beyond – Interdisciplinary Perspectives (Jean Monnet ad personam chair) 1 September 2011 31 August 2014
Assessing the Impact of Circles of Support and Accountability 1 March 2010 30 June 2014
Swedish Institute for European Policy Studies: European Policy Analysis – ‘Sustainable Agriculture’ 1 March 2014 31 May 2014
Industrial action and the peace obligation on the internal market in Europe 1 April 2010 31 May 2014
Exploring ‘New’ Normative Hybridity in European Industrial Relations 1 March 2014 31 May 2014
Evaluating EU progress in implementing the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities and the EU Disability Strategy 1 January 2013 1 August 2013
Medical Practitioners, Adolescents and Informed Consent 1 January 2011 28 February 2013
Special Measures in Rape Trials Economic and Social and Humanities Research Council (ESRC) 1 November 2010 31 January 2013
Docketing Pilot 1 November 2011 30 November 2012
Forensic Identification Frontiers 1 September 2009 31 August 2012
The Third Sector in Criminal Justice 1 October 2010 30 June 2012
Practical Impact of EU Equality Directives in Italian and UK Employment Law 1 January 2011 31 December 2011
Fundamental Rights of Persons with Intellectual Disabilities and Persons with Mental Health Problems 1 July 2010 30 November 2011
International and Comparative Criminal Justice 1 June 2008 31 July 2011
Credit and Debt: Protecting The Vulnerable In Europe 1 April 2008 1 March 2011
Terrorism and the Law Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) 1 January 2009 31 December 2010
The Impact of Anti-Social Behaviour Interventions on Young People 1 July 2008 30 September 2010
Economic and Social Constitutionalism after the Treaty of Lisbon "an Interdisciplinary Perspective" 1 September 2008 31 August 2010
Internationalisation of Secured Credit Law: the UNCITRAL experience 1 October 2008 1 June 2010
Exploring the Influence of Courtroom Questioning and Pre-Trial Preparation on Eyewitness Accuracy Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) 1 June 2009 31 May 2010
The Future of Forensic Bioinformation 1 September 2008 31 December 2009
The WTO Dispute Settlement Mechanism as a New Technique for Settling Disputes in International Law 1 November 2008 31 July 2009
Assessing Deviance, Crime and Prevention (CRIMPREV) 1 July 2006 31 July 2009
Governing Through Anti-Social Behaviour 1 October 2007 31 July 2009
Reform of the Human Rights Act 1998 1 May 2009 30 June 2009
The Orientation and Integration of Local and National Alcohol Policy 1 April 2007 30 April 2009
Rescuing Corporate Reorganisation: a transatlantic evaluation Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) 1 February 2007 1 February 2008
The Ultimate Objective of the Corporation 1 April 2007 1 January 2008
Police National Legal Database 1 January 1994 31 December 2004
Towards an understanding of the limits of collective violence during the 2011 English riots 1 March 2014 Ongoing
Equality and non-discrimination: EU and UN law and policy 1 September 2014 Ongoing
Dirty Assets: Experiences, reflections, and lessons learnt from a decade of legislation on criminal money laundering and terrorism financing Ongoing
Transition, Progression and Attainment from non-traditional educational pathways Ongoing
Review of Legislation and Policy Guidance relating to Adult Social Care in Northern Ireland 1 January 2014 Ongoing
Lawyers in Society - 30 years on
Internationalising the Curriculum and Student Experiences
Intellectual Property and Biotechnology 6th European Framework Programme in Research and Development - REFGOV (Reflexive Governance in the Public Interest) project; White Rose Collaboration Fund - IPBio Network
The Governance of Chinese Listed Companies Ongoing Ongoing
Digital Learning – Resistance and Creativity
Derivative Actions in Corporate Law Ongoing
Deliberating About Human Rights
Board Accountability in Corporate Governance Ongoing Ongoing