Research centres and units

We work with a variety of research centres and units which are either part of the School of Law, or include our staff members.

Centre for Creativity, Regulation, Enterprise & Technology (CREATe)

CREATe is the RCUK Centre for Copyright and New Business Models in the Creative Economy, based at the University of Glasgow. It is funded jointly by the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC), Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) and the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC). CREATe investigates the future of creative production in the digital age, and in particular the role of copyright.

The Centre is hosted by the School of Law, and brings together an interdisciplinary team of academics from law, economics, management, computer science, sociology, psychology, ethnography and critical studies within a consortium of seven UK universities (Glasgow, East Anglia, Edinburgh, Goldsmiths University of London, Nottingham, St Andrews, and Strathclyde), and over 80 industry, public sector and civil society partners.


Glasgow Global Security Network

Glasgow University's Glasgow Global Security Network was formed in 2010 to bring together a wide range of academics with an interest in security issues.


Glasgow Human Rights Network

The Glasgow Human Rights Network  brings together researchers, practitioners, members of civil society organisations and policymakers who address human rights issues.

The University of Glasgow has a wide range of expertise on a variety of human rights issues, and conducts both research and teaching in this area.

The City of Glasgow, and Scotland more widely, also has many nongovernmental organisations involved in human rights issues. And Scotland constitutes a unique setting within the UK for addressing human rights issues within the context of devolution.


Glasgow Refugee, Asylum and Migration Network (GRAMNet)

The  Glasgow Refugee, Asylum and Migration Network (GRAMNet) is an initiative of the University of Glasgow working internationally, and across Scotland and the UK to build on the extensive expertise relating to migration, refugees and asylum.

The network has a particular interest in aspects of community cohesion.


Scottish Centre for Criminal Justice

The Scottish Centre for Crime and Justice Research is a collaboration of several Scottish universities.

We aim to produce excellent research and to develop excellent researchers so as to better the development of policy, practice and public debate about crime and justice.

Though based in Scotland and determined to analyse and address crime and justice in Scotland, our work is international both in its influences and in its influence.

We work for, with and through fellow academics, policymakers, practitioners and others involved with justice all over the world, believing that Scottish criminology and Scottish criminal justice has much to learn from and much to teach others