LLM students attend Cyberspace conference
Monday, 17 December 2012
Students from the LLM in Law, Technology and Governance travelled to the Cyberspace Conference hosted by Masaryk University Faculty of Law in Brno (Czech Republic) in November, 2012 (http://cyberspace.muni.cz/english/index.php). During the course of the 2-day conference students attended sessions on aspects of the law relating to cyberspace ranging from the Theory of Cyberspace to Data Regulation, E-Finance and International Law. The students enjoyed an academically stimulating and socially engaging conference and pointed to it as one of the highlights of the LLM programme. For the full-size photo, please click here.
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Scholarships announced at NUI Galway
Wednesday, 14 November 2012
NUI Galway has announced details of a new scholarships scheme for postgraduate students designed to reward exceptional achievement. Postgraduate Scholarships valued at €1,500 per student will be awarded to all students studying a postgraduate taught Masters programme in the year 2013/14 who have a first class honours undergraduate degree. The new initiative is open to postgraduate students, applying for a fulltime Taught Masters programme due to commence in autumn 2013. Scholarships will be awarded to students accepted on a fulltime taught masters and who fulfill the criteria as outlined by the University.Interested students should visit the NUI Galway website for further detail about the scholarships and for information about the general postgraduate student application process: www.nuigalway.ie/postgraduate/scholarships. Hardiman Scholarships NUI Galway has also announced that Hardiman Scholarships will be available for new PhD students commencing in September 2013. These scholarships are fully-funded for 4 years, with a stipend of €16,000 p.a. plus fees.The Hardiman Scholarships offer opportunities for suitably qualified individuals to pursue a Structured PhD focused on the five key areas of research in which the University offers leading expertise. These are:- Biomedical Science and Engineering- Informatics, Physical, and Computational Sciences- Environment, Marine, and Energy- Applied Social Sciences and Public Policy- Humanities in Context Full information, including requirements and the application deadlines, can be obtained from www.nuigalway.ie/hardiman-scholarships.
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LLM in Law, Technology and Governance Research Conference
Tuesday, 29 May 2012
On 28 May, students in the LL.M. in Law, Technology and Governance presented their thesis topics at a public conference.The conference was opened by the Dean of the College of Business, Public Policy and Law, Professor Willie Golden, and the keynote was given by Professor James Devenney of the University of Exeter, who spoke on “Towards a European Contract Law?”. Amongst the topics discussed were electronic commerce, Internet piracy and innovation, data retention, financial regulation and corporate governance. The event was well-attended, with a strong turnout by local practitioners, who were very impressed by the depth of knowledge and engagement in their research demonstrated by the students.
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