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We welcome applications for doctoral study from those with at least a 2:1 at undergraduate level and a strong Masters qualification.

You can find out about staff interests by viewing our individual (please click on the “staff” link above for these).

Our current students are working on the following topics:

  • Jessi Frasier: Persuasion and identity in closing arguments in jury trials
  • Erin Mathias: The recontextualisation of digital confession evidence in court
  • Deborah Cabral: Trial discourse in Brazil
  • Gifty Andoh Appiah: Communicating Forensic Sciences: Examining the language and communication of forensic evidence in Ghana’s criminal justice system

Our  graduates completed thesis with the following titles with us. Links from their names show where they now work (where possible) and links from the thesis titles link to each thesis: