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Biography

Simon Sneddon read law at Bournemouth University, and graduated with a 2:1 LLB (Hons) Business Law. Whilst an undergraduate, Simon spent a year working for the British Railways Board Solicitors Department in Euston, and completed two independent consultancy reports on waste management, based in the Czech Republic and Canada.

From there he went on to complete an MA in Environmental Law and Policy at the University of Keele, before moving to the University of Cambridge as a research assistant on a multidisciplinary project on environmental valuation. In 2018 he completed a second MA, in Education, with a dissertation looking at Technology Enhanced Learning 

From Cambridge, Simon came to the then University College Northampton in 2000, where he was a full time lecturer and part time PhD student. His PhD explored the decision making process in relation to nuclear power in the UK.

From 2011-17, Simon was on the editorial board for the e-journal Enhancing the Learner Experience in Higher Education, and is currently a reviewer for the Journal of Widening Participation and Lifelong Learning, and Trends in Organised Crime.

In 2013, the first edition of his book “LawExpress: Environmental Law” was published by Pearson, and a second edition was published in 2015.

Research Interests

Simon’s current primary research interest is the trafficking of commodities by organised criminal groups and terrorist organisations, and the links between organised crime and political corruption. 

He is also active in researching learning and teaching researching, and has successfully completed six funded research projects in this area.

He is currently supervising four PhD students, and has two completions.

Supervision

Leila Benseddik; English and Creative Writing

Doctoral Research Project.

 

Chigoziri Jack-Osimiri; Law

Doctoral Research Project

Intellectual Property - Trademarks.

 

Nicholas Jenzen-Jones; Sociology and Criminology

Doctoral Research Project.

 

Teaching Interests

Simon is the programme Leader for LLM Transnational Corporate Law and LLM Transnational Rights and Security.

He is the module leader for:

  • Environmental Law (Level 5)
  • Organised Crime (Level 5)
  • Transnational Organised Crime (Level 7)
  • Firarms Crime (Level 7)
  • International Corporate Crime (Level 7)
  • Corporate Environmental Law (Level 7)

Simon also teaches on:

  • Tort Law (Level 5)

Education/Academic qualification

Master, University of Northampton

Award Date: 10 Feb 2019

PhD, University of Northampton

Award Date: 1 Feb 2011

Master, Keele University

Award Date: 31 Jul 1998

Bachelor, Bournemouth University

Award Date: 31 Jul 1997

External positions

External Examiner, Liverpool John Moores University

1 Oct 20181 Oct 2022

External Examiner, Buckinghamshire New University

1 Oct 20171 Oct 2021

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Research Output

Herps across England: investigating the scale of reptile and amphibian trade

Tedds, H., McCormick, W., Sneddon, S., Ollerton, J. & Clubb, R., 1 Jul 2020.

Research output: Contribution to ConferencePoster

File
  • Firearms: global perspectives on consequences, crime and control

    Sneddon, S. T. & Poole, H. L., 21 Jan 2019, (Accepted/In press) Taylor and Francis.

    Research output: Book/ReportBook

  • Gangster’s paradise: Brexit and cross border smuggling

    Sneddon, S., 3 Jul 2017.

    Research output: Contribution to ConferencePaper

  • Strength through collaboration?

    Sneddon, S., 6 Apr 2017.

    Research output: Contribution to ConferencePaper

  • TEL and the TEF: does technology promote excellence?

    Sneddon, S., 16 May 2017.

    Research output: Contribution to ConferencePaper

  • When the elephant in the room is an elephant

    Sneddon, S., 7 Apr 2017.

    Research output: Contribution to ConferencePaper

  • Legalised, limited ivory trading: could it save the elephant from extinction?

    Sneddon, S., 3 Sep 2015.

    Research output: Contribution to ConferencePaper

    File
  • To trade or not to trade: relaxing the ban on the trade in endangered species

    Sneddon, S., 31 Mar 2015.

    Research output: Contribution to ConferencePaper

    File
  • Prizes

  • VLE Best Practice

    Sneddon, Simon (Recipient), 2017

    Prize

  • Activities

    Ius et Veritas (Journal)

    Simon Sneddon (Reviewer)

    Jan 2020 → …

    Activity: Publication Peer-review and Editorial WorkPublication Peer-reviewResearch

    Palm Oil and Orang Utans

    Simon Sneddon (Speaker)

    21 May 2019

    Activity: Academic Talks or PresentationsInvited talkTeaching

    International Arms Trade Legislation: Filling the Bullet Holes

    Simon Sneddon (Speaker), & Helen Poole (Speaker)

    1 Jun 2019

    Activity: Academic Talks or PresentationsOral presentationResearch

    File

    The Battle for BAT TEL

    Simon Sneddon (Author)

    5 Apr 2019

    Activity: Academic Talks or PresentationsOral presentationResearch

    File

    Terrorism, Firearms and Organised Crime

    Simon Sneddon (Speaker), & Helen Poole (Speaker)

    7 Feb 2019

    Activity: Academic Talks or PresentationsInvited talkResearch

    Putting a BAT into TEL

    Simon Sneddon (Author)

    3 Jul 2019

    Activity: Academic Talks or PresentationsOral presentationResearch

    Exploring and Countering the Linkages Between Organized Crime and Terrorism

    Helen Poole (Invited speaker), & Simon Sneddon (Author)

    26 Apr 2018

    Activity: Academic Talks or PresentationsInvited talkResearch

    OCGs, Firearms and Terrorism

    Simon Sneddon (Speaker), & Helen Poole (Speaker)

    10 Oct 2018

    Activity: Academic Talks or PresentationsInvited talkResearch

    Press / Media

    Thesis

    Nuclear unclear: an investigation of British nuclear power policy, 1945-2005

    Author: Sneddon, S., 2010

    Supervisor: McDonald-Walker, S. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

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