The funding has been granted by UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) via the Economic and Social Research Council.
Anthem Studies in Law Reform bridges the gap between legal activism and academic scholarship by publishing short books (20,000 - 30,000 words) focused on law reform.
Lecturer in Criminal Justice, Dr Sean Butcher has been quoted at length in a recently published Independent long-read article on citizen patrol groups in the UK.
Dr Suzanne Young's project will commence in September 2020 and is titled 'Transitions through university: Exploring expectations and motivations of undergraduate students'.
The inaugural Welfare Appeals and Tribunal Clinic, which sees the School of Law collaborate with Chapeltown Citizens Advice, has resulted in members of the local community receiving financial assistance through the award of Personal Independent Payments (PIP) and Employment and Support Allowance (ESA) through the review/appeals process.