Dr Laura Noszlopy

Birmingham Law School
Research Fellow

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Birmingham Law School
University of Birmingham
B15 2TT

Laura Noszlopy is Research Fellow on ‘Removing rights from the vulnerable: the impact of Covid-19 social care ‘easements’, an ESRC funded project led by Professor Jean McHale.

A qualitative researcher with a doctorate in sociocultural anthropology, Laura has worked on a wide range of interdisciplinary, intercultural projects as a researcher, editor and translator, and as a project manager in higher education, publishing and NGO settings. She has worked for many years on cultural politics, social policy, and environmental issues in Southeast Asia and Europe. 

Laura is also facilitator for the Criminal Law Reform Now Network, based at the Faculty of Law, University of Cambridge and Birmingham Law School.


  • PhD University of East Anglia
  • MA University of East Anglia
  • BA Hons School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London


Laura’s background spans arts, humanities and social sciences and she values genuinely interdisciplinary collaborative research. Prior to her work with the ‘Removing rights from the vulnerable: the impact of Covid-19 social care ‘easements’ project, Laura was project manager and postdoctoral researcher for ‘Enabling Wayang to Contribute to Environmental Discourse in Indonesia’, a collaborative, multilingual research project between Royal Holloway, University of London and the Indonesian Institute of the Arts, Yogyakarta, funded by the British Council and a Newton Fund Institutional Links grant.