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Domestic violence; human rights and violence against women.


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Research Statement

My research interests are in the area of international human rights law, with a particular focus on how human rights law can be used in relation to violence against women.



Equity on the M.Law programme (module coordinator)

Equality and Discrimination on the LL.M. in Human Rights Law programme (module coordinator)


Legal Methods and Skills (module coordinator)

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Research Output

Kurt v Austria: Applying the Osman Test to Cases of Domestic Violence

McQuigg, R., 08 Jun 2020, (Accepted) In : European Human Rights Law Review. 2020, 4, p. 394-405 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Is it time for a UN Treaty on Violence against Women?

McQuigg, R. J. A., 2018, In : The International Journal of Human Rights. 22, 3, p. 305-324 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
  • 3 Citations (Scopus)
    254 Downloads (Pure)
    Open Access
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    The Istanbul Convention, Domestic Violence and Human Rights

    McQuigg, R., Mar 2017, Abingdon: Routledge. 183 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportBook

    1 Citation (Scopus)

    Domestic Violence: Applying a Human Rights Discourse

    McQuigg, R., 2016, Domestic Violence: Interdisciplinary perspectives on protection, prevention and intervention . Hilder, S. & Bettinson, V. (eds.). London: Palgrave Macmillan, p. 15-35

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

    1 Citation (Scopus)


    Society of Legal Scholars Conference 2020

    Ronagh McQuigg (Participant)

    01 Sep 2020

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference

    Irish Association of Law Teachers Conference 2019

    Ronagh McQuigg (Speaker)

    23 Nov 2019

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference

    External Examiner of Ph.D. thesis

    Ronagh McQuigg (Examiner)

    23 May 2018

    Activity: Examination typesPhD external examination

    Invited Speaker at a Judicial Studies Board seminar for judges

    Ronagh McQuigg (Invited speaker)

    23 Jan 2018

    Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk

    Northern Ireland Legal Quarterly (Journal)

    Ronagh McQuigg (Editorial board member)

    Jan 2018 → …

    Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesEditorial activity