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SLS Announces Three-year ‘The Law School and the Climate Crisis’ Funding Initiative

4th June 2021

The SLS is delighted to announce funds to support work on The Law School and the Climate Crisis will be made available for three years.  The annual limit of the fund is £6750, and the first round of funding was in 2021.

There were three successful bids to the 2021 fund:

  • Dr Penelope Giosa (Portsmouth), project titled: Sustainable public procurement for food in Higher Education: The Case of Universities and Colleges offering Law courses in England.
  • Dr Kim Bouwer (Exeter), project titled: Mainstreaming Climate Change in Land Law: an empirical assessment.
  • Dr Celine Tan (Warwick), project titled: Rethinking Law and the Climate Crisis: Climate Justice and the Role of Legal Curricula Law Schools.

Applications to the 2022 and 2023 fund are welcome across any of the knottiest issues for our institutions, including: research activity (especially travel); who, how and what we teach; estates and procurement; governance of climate within the law school / university.

To find out more please visit https://www.legalscholars.ac.uk/the-law-school-and-the-climate-crisis/