You are invited to participate in research for a PhD project. The Senior President of Tribunals has agreed to members of the Tribunals Judiciary participating in the research. The project has received ethics approval from the University of Exeter.

The purpose of this Website is to provide relevant project information so that you can make an informed decision on whether you would like to participate.

The PhD project aims to facilitate further insight into how training of Immigration Judges impacts on the practice of adjudicating asylum. Specifically, the project aims to:

  1. Take stock of current content and methods of training related to asylum adjudication.
  2. Explore how asylum-related training supports judges in navigating the field’s complexity.
  3. Establish the most useful and accessible features of digital learning/ remote online training for judges.

Find out more about why you might wish to be involved, what is involved, how your data would be used and protected, and who the researcher is.

Please read the information carefully and get in touch with any questions, queries, or comments.