Environmental Regulatory Research Group

We conduct research in four main areas: climate change, environmental and public health, natural resources, and water.

Research areas

Our research involves numerous projects that deal with global climate change, food legalisation, regulations on food safety and hygiene, forestry and oil exploitation in developing countries, and regulatory frameworks for independent water providers in developing countries.

Our staff members

Professor Rosalind Malcolm

Professor of Law, Director of Environmental Regulatory Research Group (ERRG)

I am an environmental lawyer and I specialise in looking at the ways law can be used to protect the environment.  Recently I have been working on the 'wicked problem' of the polluting waste from plastics and how a circular economy might help to stop the problem of waste.  So I look at laws around the ecodesign of products and how they can ...