Visit of Ukrainian and Moldovan project participants to the UK and Ireland

The visit of representatives of Ukrainian and Moldovan universities – participants of Erasmus+ HRLAW project to the University of Huddersfield (UK) and University College Cork (Ireland) took place on October 24-27, 2017.

During the visit, Ukrainian and Moldovan developers of the master’s and doctoral courses had an excellent opportunity to meet their Irish and British colleagues and study the structure and curricula of the courses on Human Rights at the hosting universities.

Professor Stuart Toddington and Rebecca Kelly (University of Huddersfield) delivered presentation and question/answer sessions on the topics:

  • “What Do We Expect From Doctoral Students?”
  • “Critical Options: Authority, Autonomy, and Legitimacy”
  • “Thesis Development between Student and Supervisor”.

Ukrainian and Moldovan visitors attended the following seminars and presentations at the University College Cork:

  • “Legal Protection of Children Rights and Safe Information Space – the UCC Child Law Clinic” (Professor Ursula Kilkelly, Head of the College of Business & Law and Dean of the School of Law; Dr. Conor O’Mahony)
  • “Human Rights in Practice – The LLM International Human Rights Law & Public Policy” (Dr. Dug Cubie)
  • “Teaching and Researching Criminal Justice” (Dr. Fiona Donson; Dr. Catherine O’Sullivan)
  • “Human Rights Activism and the Role of NGOs – examples from an environmental law perspective” (Dr. Bjørn-Oliver Magsig)

The delegation met the UCC President, Professor Patrick O’Shea.

Irish colleagues also shared their experience in development of the Code of Academic Integrity and Office of Student Ombudsman.

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