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Image of lights around earth at night Queen Mary University of London Professor is the lead author of policy-brief on Reforming Investor-State Dispute Settlement and Promotion of Trade and Investment Cooperation
24 September 2020

The Policy Brief was published by T20, the Think Tank attached to the G20, as part of their Trade, Investment and Growth Task Force

Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s appeal to the intelligence of a future day
23 September 2020

Professor Sionaidh Douglas-Scott has written a tribute for Prospect

Facebook logo with an click icon over it Redefining anti-Semitism on Facebook
22 September 2020

This opinion piece, written by Professor Neve Gordon, was published by Aljazeera

Professor Rafael Leal-Arcas publishes new book, The Future of International Economic Law and the Rule of Law
21 September 2020

This book explores the contribution that international economic law generally defined make to the rule of law at national and international levels

A doctor administering an injection to a patient Why AstraZeneca and others racing to make a Covid-19 vaccine should be more open about the process
16 September 2020

Professor Duncan Matthews has written an opinion piece for The Conversation in which he argues that the Covid-19 pandemic has been a game changer and biopharma companies need to face up to a new reality.

A party of people gathered by a river at sunset 'Mingling' and the 'Rule of Six'
16 September 2020

What do the expressions “mingle” and “rule of six” actually mean?

Response to the Joint Committee of Human Rights call for evidence on the Overseas Operations (Service Personnel and Veterans) Bill
15 September 2020

By Bethany Shiner (Middlesex University) and Dr Tanzil Chowdhury (Queen Mary University of London)

The unequal scramble for coronavirus vaccines – by the numbers
27 August 2020

Professor Duncan Matthews interviewed in Nature

Stock image of a man looking at a report Queen Mary’s Centre for Commercial Law Studies contributes towards legal innovation
13 August 2020

Research from the Centre for Commercial Law Studies (CCLS) at Queen Mary University of London has contributed to the development of arbitration intelligence reports. These reports provide lawyers with specialist data about arbitrators for the first time.

The Red Square in Moscow with tourists walking around Would you be willing to take Russia's new coronavirus vaccine?
12 August 2020

Professor Duncan Matthews speaks about the need for safety approvals for Russia's new Covid-19 vaccine

Covid-19 vaccine nationalism and supply chain transparency
12 August 2020

Professor Duncan Matthews speaks to This Morning radio show in Seoul about Covid-19 vaccine nationalism

UK under pressure to make drug companies put public interest before profits in race for Covid-19 vaccine.
10 August 2020

Professor Duncan Matthews explains compulsory licensing and Crown Use in the i newspaper

EU flag Secretive European Union Body Is Facing Calls To Open Up
7 August 2020

Professor Christiana HJI Panayi speaks to Law360 about the changes to the European Union's Code of Conduct Group for business taxation

A globe turned to display Asia Envisioning Foundations for the Law of the Belt and Road Initiative: Rule of Law and Dispute Resolution Challenges
7 August 2020

Professor Malik Dahlan has penned an essay for the Harvard International Law Journal examining the increasing challenges facing investors and states given the lack of an overriding Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) authority nor multilateral framework.

Students from Queen Mary's Legal Advice Centre Queen Mary’s Legal Advice Centre wins Collaborative Award for Teaching Excellence
6 August 2020

The Legal Advice Centre based in the School of Law at Queen Mary University of London has won a Collaborative Award for Teaching Excellence (CATE) in recognition of its outstanding contribution to higher education.

Portland’s voluntary human shields bring a new kind of solidarity to America
3 August 2020

Professor Neve Gordon has written an opinion piece for Newsweek on the protests in Portland

EU Energy Law and Policy: The External Dimension  by Professor Rafael Leal - Arcas SMALL Professor Rafael Leal-Arcas publishes a new book on EU Energy Law and Policy: The External Dimension
31 July 2020

Professor Rafael Leal-Arcas, Jean Monnet Chair holder in EU International Economic Law at Queen Mary University of London, has published a new book: EU Energy Law and Policy: The external dimension, Eliva Press, 2020 

St Michael's Golden-Domed Monastery in Kyiv, Ukraine Queen Mary launches international training programme for Ukrainian judges
31 July 2020

The Centre for Commercial Law Studies at Queen Mary University of London has started its intellectual property (IP) training programme for judges in Ukraine.

Holocaust memorial in Berlin Defining genocide
29 July 2020

Profesor Penny Green discusses how the UN convention's definition of genocide in an article for the New Statesman

Male nurse wearing a medical mask, scrubs and cap holding a syringe The Conversation publishes article by Professor Duncan Matthews, addressing Covid-19, vaccine nationalism and lack of transparency in supply chain deals
27 July 2020

The Conversation has published an article by Professor Duncan Matthews, addressing Covid-19, vaccine nationalism and the lack of transparency in supply chain deals