Research events

We are host to law research events attracting delegates from around the world.

Details of future events will be advertised here; you may wish to bookmark this page, or add it to your favourites.

Research seminars 

The seminars are open to staff, researchers, postgraduate students and the university’s stakeholders.

The aims of the seminar series are to stimulate intellectual discussion, provoke thoughts, engage in the debate of current issues, and disseminate research findings.

Exeter Law School research seminar series is convened by Dr Joseph Lee, Senior Lecturer in Law.

If you are interested in attending any of the seminars, please contact Dr Joseph Lee at

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20 November 201910:30

Who do we think you are? Detecting salient identities in text

Behaviour differs between social groups – this appears to be true for linguistic style as well. Recent research has shown differences between age, gender, religious and political groups in the way group members speak. Since we are members of many different social groups, the question arises whether group membership affects our linguistic style constantly or whether our style shifts towards the group membership most relevant to the situation. Full details
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20 November 201914:00

CELS research seminar: Prof. Ch. Villiers (University of Bristol) & Prof. I. Alvarez Vega (University of Oviedo)

Non-financial reporting in EU law - comparing progress in the UK and Spain’. Full details
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3 December 201912:30

Introduction to LaTex

LaTex is a document preparation system for high-quality typesetting that is used extensively in academia and elsewhere for technical and scientific documents. This workshop is aimed at those with little-to-no experience of LaTex, but who wish to develop a working understanding of it in order to produce high-quality documents. Full details
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15 January 202013:00

Introduction to R for Social Scientists

This workshop is aimed at those who have no experience of R, and will provide a solid introduction to using it for data analysis by covering how to handle data structures such as vectors, matrices, and data frames. Full details
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5 February 202013:00

Introduction to GIS

A geographic information system (GIS) is a system designed to allow researchers to capture, store, manipulate, analyse, manage, and present spatial or geographic data. This workshop will introduce attendees to the introductory principles of GIS and how to use Python ArcGIS for research purposes. Full details
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4 March 202013:00

Data Analysis with R for Social Scientists

Building upon the basic introduction offered to R in workshop 4, this workshop will cover exploratory data analysis, quantitative data analysis, and visualising data using R, as well as introducing the various libraries that a user needs to be familiar with in order to carry out such tasks. Full details
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