Our academics are actively engaged in addressing the key legal and policy challenges raised by the COVID-19 pandemic. Our research has covered a wide array of subjects, including the human rights implications of the response to the pandemic, the law’s treatment of the dead and post-pandemic recovery.
Explore some of the School’s Covid-19 related research;
A Roadmap to Recovery: Proposing a Forward-Thinking Commitment for Northern Ireland post Covid-19
Dr Ciaran O’Kelly, Dr. Ciara Hackett, Dr. Clare Patton and Samantha Hopkins have put forward a roadmap to a more holistic approach to recovery from Covid-19 can help future-proof the economy and ensure that recovery champions a better society.
Funerals and Coronavirus in Northern Ireland: New Legal Rules, New Social Norms
Professor Heather Conway’s research has examined the ways in which the Coronavirus pandemic has fundamentally altered what happens to the dead and how funerals are conducted.
Coronavirus and Brexit
Dr Mark Flear’s research has examined how the UK’s approach to Brexit has undermined health security interests.