Projects per year
Margherita joined the University of Bristol Law School in 2011. She was formerly a lecturer at the University of Exeter, Cornwall campus (2010-2011).
She conducts socio-legal research in environmental matters, with a special focus on nature conservation law, marine policy, commons, legal pluralism and social-ecological resilience. She has held ESRC grants to carry out research and impact work on marine protected areas governance in the UK and Italy. She sits on the ESRC Peer Review College and in the editorial board of the Journal of Human Rights and the Environment.
Margherita is the deputy Director of the ESRC South-West Doctoral Training Paternship since September 2018.
Margherita has and is supervising PhD students working on the regulation of new technologies, climate change and human rights, renewable energy policy, commons. She welcomes applications in environmental law, esp. in nature conservation law, marine policy and environmental governance of common pool resources.
Structured keywords and research groupings
- Smart Networks for Sustainable Futures
- Cabot Institute Environmental Change Research
Ecologies and Identities: a socio-legal exploration of the Marine Protected Areas network in English seas
1/10/12 → 1/10/15
Building environmental stewardship to address compliance gaps in the SINIS Marine Protected Area, Sardinia.
Pieraccini, M., Coppa, S. & De Lucia, A.
1/01/15 → 30/06/15
Research Output per year
Research output: Contribution to journal › Article (Academic Journal)
Research output: Book/Report › Authored book
Activities per year
ESRC Future Leaders - Ecologies and Identities:a socio-legal exploration of the Marine Protected Areas network in English seas.
Margherita Pieraccini (Recipient)
Activity: Other activity types › Fellowship awarded competitively
Laying the Foundations of Climate Justice for Vulnerable States & Peoples: Developing a human rights approach for the South PacificAuthor: Venn, A. L., 24 Mar 2020
Supervisor: Pieraccini, M. (Supervisor) & Brown, K. (External person) (Supervisor)
Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis › Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)