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Elizabeth's research interests include children's rights, harmful sexual behaviour 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 is currently conducting an ESRC funded study on young people's understanding of consent. The project is titled 'Sexting, Consent and Young People: Regulatory Challenges in the Digital Age'.
Criminal Law (UG L1&3)
Criminal Liability (UG L3)
Torts (UG L1, L2/3, MLAW)
Regulating Commercial Sex (UG L3)
Global Skills Committee Member (Director of Public Engagement and Impact)
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):
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Harmful Sexual Behaviours Among Children and Young People On-Line: Cultural and Regulatory ChallengesAgnew, E. & McAlinden, A-M., 15 Apr 2021, Sexual Violence on Trial: Local and Comparative Perspectives. Killean, R., Dowds, E. & McAlinden, A-M. (eds.). Routledge
Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceeding › Chapter (peer-reviewed) › peer-review
Agnew, E., 07 Jan 2021, (Early online date) In: The International Journal of Children's Rights. 29, 1, p. 3–30
Research output: Contribution to journal › Article › peer-reviewOpen AccessFile
Consent to serious harm for sexual gratification: not a defence. Response to the Department of Justice public consultationDowds, E. (ed.), Craig, S. (ed.), Agnew, E. (ed.), Cowan, R., Hoyt, M. & Granacka, J., 21 Dec 2020, QUB Human Rights Centre. 18 p.
Research output: Book/Report › Other reportOpen AccessFile77 Downloads (Pure)
Agnew, E., 12 Dec 2018, The Conversation.
Research output: Other contribution
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Presentation - Exploring the Dominance of the ‘Other’ within Sexual Crime Discourses and the Consequential Challenges in Addressing ‘Risky’ Behaviour and Youth Sexual Deviance.
Elizabeth Agnew (Participant)03 Sep 2014 → 05 Sep 2014
Activity: Participating in or organising an event types › Participation in conference