Research

On this page, you find an overview of academic research projects that UCALL researchers participate in

 

Evaluation Research on Preliminary Questions to the Dutch Supreme Court

The book addresses how the preliminary procedure at the Dutch Supreme Court in civil proceedings has functioned so far, and examines the possible introduction of […]

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Research on compensation of damage resulting from mining activities

Ucall-researchers Eddy Bauw and Emanuel van Dongen, together with Martijn van Kogelenberg en Michiel van Rede (both affiliated with the Molengraaff Institute for Private Law), conduct […]

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Civil claims in criminal proceedings

Ucall-researchers Renée Kool, François Kristen and Jessy Emaus will conduct a government-funded study into the problems that surround civil claims in criminal proceedings.

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Corporate Duties of Care and CSR

Ucall-researchers Liesbeth Enneking (project leader), Ivo Giesen, Marjan Groenouwe, Evelien de Kezel, Louise Vytopil and Tjalling Waterbolk are working on a research project into corporate duties of care in the field of international corporate social responsibility and accountability.

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Challenges for Business & Human Rights in the EU

Ucall researcher Liesbeth Enneking is taking part in a research project on access to remedies in the EU Member States for individuals and communities who have suffered harm as a result of the activities of EU-based corporations outside the EU, which is funded by the European Commission.

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Personal Injury Cases After a Disaster

UCALL researchers Esther Engelhard (project leader), Rianka Rijnhout, Evelien de Kezel, Ivo Giesen and Anne Keirse will, as commissioned by the WODC, research damage valuation methods and the extent of the circles of people entitled to compensation for personal injuries due to a disaster.

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Whistleblowers Project Albania

Utrecht University has been assigned the Whistleblowers project by the Ministry of Justice of Albania last April. A bill shall be prepared during this project, […]

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Corporate accountability and transnational litigation: new risks, new strategies?

Ucall-researcher Liesbeth Enneking has been awarded a post-doctoral fellowship by the AXA Research Fund for a research project on the increased risk for internationally operating business enterprises of being held accountable for harm caused to people and planet abroad.

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Civil Recourse for Victims of Criminal Acts

UCALL researchers Dr. Renée Kool (project leader), Prof. Ivo Giesen and Marnix Hebly will conduct a government-funded study into civil recourse for victims of criminal acts.

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Citizenship 3.0

UCALL-researchers dr. Liesbeth Enneking, prof. Ivo Giesen and dr. Evelien De Kezel are running an externally funded project on Citizenship 3.0 that aims to critically address the new functions, roles and challenges for citizens in the 21st century.

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Lands and Rights in Troubled Waters

UCALL researcher Dr. Liesbeth Enneking is involved in a government-funded project on land-use-change, environmental harm and human rights violations in Colombia and Brazil.

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Tort and Crime

Since early 2013, UCALL researchers Prof. François Kristen, Dr. Renée Kool and Prof. Ivo Giesen have been involved with the international research project Tort and Crime led by Dr. Matthew Dyson (Cambridge University).

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Development of identity & Who is at risk?

The project ‘Development of identity & Who is at risk?’ invests in knowledge on the factors that support children in their cognitive, social and cultural […]

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Civilology Project

UCALL program leader Prof. vo Giesen together with prof. Willem van Boom (Erasmus University Rotterdam) leads a research project on civilology, the empirical study on private law.

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De Wrakingsprocedure

UCALL-researchers Prof. Ivo Giesen, Prof. François Kristen, Dr. Liesbeth Enneking and Dr. Evelien De Kezel conducted a comparative legal study into the Dutch procedure for disqualification of judges.

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