Socio-Legal Studies Association

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SLSA impact and international collaboration grantholders

The SLSA launched its Impact Grants scheme in 2022. The scheme provides funding of up to £1500 for SLSA members' impact activities, such as public engagement events, follow-on funding, podcasts and other media outlets and much more. Full details of the scheme are available on our Impact Scheme page

International Collaboration Grants were launched in 2023 and first awarded in 2023. They are aimed at supporting SLSA members to undertake international collaborative activities that build connections with socio-legal scholars and socio-legal communities beyond the UK.


Impact grants

  • Maja Grundler, Royal Holloway College, £1500, ‘From the university to the Grand Chamber: how can academic work on asylum and immigration have greater impact in the European Court of Human Rights?’, Royal Holloway College, University of London, 9 May 2024
  • Louise Hewitt & Ella Simpson, University of Greenwich £783.20, ‘Getting on YOUR case: Basic Justice’
  • Natalie Ohana, University of Exeter, £1500, ‘The Grenfell Tower Inquiry: perceptions of the survivors, bereaved families and North Kensington community’, workshop series, May 2024
  • Melanie Stockton-Brown, Bournemouth University, £1300, ‘Tattooing in the archive: a zine exploring how cultural heritage institutions and changes to the law could support community tattooing archives’

International collaboration grants

  • Michael Ashworth, Newcastle University, Rachel Pougnet, Max Planck Institute, Germany, and Dr Ignacio Riquelme Espinosa, O’Higgins University, Chile, £1000, ‘Exploring socio-legal methods and methodologies in studies of governance and regulation: conversations between LatAm and UK/European early career academics’: a workshop to coincide with SLSA 2025 at the University of Liverpool


Impact grants

  • Rachel Dunn, Leeds Beckett University, £1500, ‘Re-imagining secure care for children’
  • Alex Dymock, Goldsmiths University of London, £1415, ‘Gender in online drug purchasing’
  • Marie Fox, University of Liverpool, £1420, ‘Recognising pet bereavement in the workplace’: free online seminar 16 November 2022
  • Kay Lalor, Manchester Metropolitan University, and Zainab Naqvi, De Montfort University, £1475, ‘“Publish not perish!” An academic publishing podcast’
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