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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 2007 2018

1 Citation (Scopus)

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
UN Convention
human rights
human rights

The Istanbul Convention, Domestic Violence and Human Rights

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

Research output: Book/ReportBook

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)

Activities 2006 2019

Irish Association of Law Teachers Conference 2019

Ronagh McQuigg (Speaker)
23 Nov 2019

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference

Northern Ireland Legal Quarterly (Journal)

Ronagh McQuigg (Editorial board member)
Jan 2018 → …

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesEditorial activity

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

Irish Association of Law Teachers Conference 2018

Ronagh McQuigg (Speaker)
24 Nov 2018

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference


How Effective is International Human Rights Law? A Case Study of Domestic Violence in the United Kingdom

Author: McQuigg, R., 01 Jun 2006

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy