Elizabeth Agnew


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    United Kingdom


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Elizabeth's research interests include children's rights, issues of consent (particularly among young people) and children's engagement online. Her PhD thesis provided a critical analysis on the emergence, nature and impact of cyberbullying and sexting among young people in Northern Ireland.

Elizabeth conducted an ESRC funded study on young people's understanding of consent. The project was entitled 'Sexting, Consent and Young People: Regulatory Challenges in the Digital Age'. 

Elizabeth is currently working on a monograph entitled 'Cyberbullying and Sexting: Regulatory Challenges in the Digital Age', due to be published with Hart Publishing in 2023. 


Criminal Law (UG L1&3) Module Convenor

Torts (UG L1, L2/3, MLAW) 





Advisor of Studies - Law with Politics


Global Skills Committee Member 



2013-2018 PhD in Law, Queen's University Belfast

2010-2011 Masters in Criminal Justice, Queen's University Belfast

2007-2010 LLB Honours Law, Queen's University Belfast

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions


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