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Routledge/ALT Teaching Law with Technology Prize 2017 Shortlist

Monday 10 April - Tuesday 11 April 2017, Portsmouth, United Kingdom

The short-listed candidates for the Routledge/ALT Teaching Law with Technology Prize 2017 have been announced and we are happy to share the entries nominated for winning the prize!

Overview of the Prize

The Teaching Law with Technology Prize recognizes, rewards and champions innovation in teaching and learning. The competition is open to all law teachers engaged in higher education in the UK, including those at private institutions. All prize entries were considered under the following criteria:

  • Demonstrating a use of technology that has influenced and enhanced learning
  • Demonstrating a use of technology that has improved student engagement and performance
  • Using technology to advance practical legal skills
  • Promoting technology within the department or in the context of a research study

Prize Committee

The prize will be judged by the Routledge/ALT committee, consisting of:

  • Caroline Strevens, Head of Law School and Reader in Legal Education, University of Portsmouth and ALT Committee Member
  • Emily Allbon, Senior Lecturer, City, University of London and Winner of the 2013 prize
  • Siobhán Poole, Senior Editor for Law, Routledge

Dr Dug Cubie

Dr Dug Cubie

About Dug:

Dr Dug Cubie is currently a lecturer in the School of Law, University College Cork, Ireland, and Deputy Director of the Centre for Criminal Justice and Human Rights. uring 2014-15, Dr Cubie was a lecturer in the School of Law, Queen’s University Belfast.

Before returning to academia in 2010, Dr Cubie worked for over 10 years in refugee protection and humanitarian action, including with the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) in the UK, Belgium, Nepal and the Republic of Congo, with the International Organization for Migration (IOM) and Irish Refugee Council in Dublin, and Amnesty International in Hong Kong. Dr Cubie’s experience working for the Irish Red Cross’ Indian Ocean Tsunami programmes in Indonesia, Sri Lanka and the Maldives led directly to his academic research on international disaster law. Dr Cubie’s monograph on the acquis humanitaire (or law of humanitarian assistance) was published in early 2017 by Hart Publishing (Oxford).

Dr Luke Moffett

About Luke:

Luke Moffett is a lecturer and Director of the Human Rights Centre in the School of Law, Queen’s University Belfast.

Luke’s research focuses on the role of victims and reparations at the International Criminal Court and in transitional societies. He works closely with victims and civil society on reparation reports to the ICC and governments, and has recently set up a Victims’ Rights Clinic for law students to contribute to their briefings and policy reports. He is author of Justice for Victims before the International Criminal Court (Routledge 2014) and principal investigator on the Arts and Humanities Research Council ‘Reparations, responsibility and victimhood in transitional societies’ project with partners REDRESS, International Centre for Transitional Justice and the International Organisation for Migration.

Richard Owen

About Richard:

Richard Owen began his career as a solicitor with the British Coal Corporation. He started his lecturing career in the Cayman Islands Law School and has also held posts in a number of higher education institutions in the United Kingdom. He is currently working with Swansea University and the University of Essex.

Amongst other things, Richard has also been a Chair of the Association of Law Teachers; a member of the Law Commission’s Wales Advisory Committee; the UK Centre for Legal Education’s Consultant in Wales; a visiting professor to Fudan University, Shanghai; an Independent Reviewer for the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives; a reviewer for the Quality Assurance Agency; and editor of the Policy and Educational Developments section of The Law Teacher. Currently, Richard is a member of the Law Society's Access to Justice Committee.

In addition, to running clinics providing advice and assistance to members of the public, he also runs a prison law project and a Miscarriage of Justice Project.

Nigel Hudson

About Nigel:

Nigel Hudson is a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and a Senior Lecturer at Nottingham Law School, part of Nottingham Trent University.

Nigel qualified in 1988 and spent five years as a commercial property solicitor in a major national law firm before joining Nottingham Law School. He became a Principal Lecturer and helped design the first ever bespoke LPC for City of London law firms. After ten years, Nigel joined the University of Law where he spent a further ten years and became Head of Learning Design responsible for defining and developing the learning and assessment methodology across all the university’s law programmes.

Nigel then established his own freelance learning design, technology and innovation consultancy working for a range of organisations and regulatory bodies before joining University of Derby Online Learning as Academic Lead in Law.

Nigel rejoined Nottingham Law School at the end of 2015. His research interests are in technology enhanced learning and legal education.

Routledge Attendees...

Siobhán Poole -

Senior Editor, Law

Jacquelyn Fernholz -

Managing Editor, Journals

Charlotte Stanton -

Editorial Assistant, Journals

Kate Barlow -

Marketing Assistant