Ms Joanne Sellick
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Ms Joanne Sellick

Associate Professor in Law

School of Society and Culture (Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Business)

Ms Joanne Sellick can be contacted through arrangement with our Press Office, to speak to the media on these areas of expertise.
  • Law
  • Water law
  • European Union law
  • Sustainability and legal education
Biography

Biography

  • Associate Head of School Education and Student Experience 2021 - present 
  • LLM Programme Leader 2021- present
  • Law Programme Leader 2019-2021
  • Associate Dean Teaching and Learning, Faculty of Business, 2013 - 2019
  • Undergraduate Law Programme Manager , Plymouth Law School, 2004 - 2013
  • Undergraduate Law Programmes Admissions Tutor, 2004 - 2013
  • Stage 1 Tutor UG Law Programmes, 2006 - 2013
  • Currently Module Leader and Lecturer in EU Law (UG Progammes and GDL); Lecturer previously in Constitutional and Administrative Law; Legal Skills and Systems; Public International Law 

Qualifications

Qualifications
LL.M International and European Trade Law, University of Leicester
LL.B (Hons) University of Leicester

Professional Experience

2004 - present    Senior Lecturer/ Associate Professor, Plymouth University
1992 - 2004        Principal Lecturer, Head of the Learning Technologies Unit, School of Law, University of 
                           Wolverhampton  
1991 - 1992        Tutor (part-time), University of Leicester

Professional Awards
UPSU STARR Award University winner for Best Feedback 2013 (Plymouth University)
Faculty Academic Programme Manager of the Year 2009-2010 (Plymouth University)
University Teacher of the Year, 2002 (University of Wolverhampton)
School of Legal Studies, Teacher of the Year, 2002 (University of Wolverhampton)

Roles on external bodies

Assistant Editor Journal of Water Law

Assistant Editor Journal of Environmental Law and Management

Teaching

Teaching

Teaching interests

Law of the European Union

Public International Law


Environmental Law

Constitutional Law

Research

Research

Research interests

  • Law of the European Union
  • Water Law
  • Environmental Law
  • Constitutional and Administrative Law
  • Learning and Teaching (particularly embedding of sustainability in the legal curriculum, digital skills development) 

Grants & contracts

• UKCLE (HEA for Law), Project Advisor, Education for Sustainable Development, Case Studies, 2006-7 published on UKCLE website see http://www.ukcle.ac.uk/resources/esd/cases/index.html 
• UKCLE (HEA for Law), Project Mentor, Comparative Marking Project, An examination of the incidence of error variation in the grading of law assessment, 2003-4 (funded), published 2004 on UKCLE website see http://www.ukcle.ac.uk/about/publications.html

Publications

Publications

Key publications

Key publications are highlighted

Journals

J. Sellick, Inter-State Proceedings, Interim Measures and Protection of the Environment: Case C-121/21 R Czech Republic v Republic of Poland (published Jan 2022) Journal of Environmental Law and Management (2020) 32(2)

J. Sellick, Habitats, Hamsters and ‘Vacant Possession’: Case C-477/19 IE v Magistrat der Stadt Wein ECLI:EU:C:2020:517CJEU, (published Jan 2021) Journal of Environmental Law and Management (2019) 31(4)

Lowther J, Sellick J, and Payne S, Brexit: implications for UK environmental law and policy, International Journal of Environmental Sustainability (2018) 14(3)

Lowther J, Sellick J, Embedding Sustainability Literacy in the Legal Curriculum: Reflections on the Plymouth Model, International Journal of Legal Education (2016) 50(3)

J. Sellick, Protecting Animals used for Scientific Purposes: The New EU Directive , Bio-Science Law Review, Vol. 11 Issue 6 (2011) 

J. Sellick, Enhancing the Protection of Animals used for Scientific Purposes, Journal of Environmental Law & Management, Vol 23 (2011)

J. Sellick and J Lowther, Enhancing the Protection of Animals used for Scientific Purposes, Journal of Animal Welfare Law, (2011) 

J Lowther and J Sellick, Embedding Sustainable Development into Legal Education, International Journal of the Humanities, Vol. 7 (2009) 

Sustainability as Law: Perceptions and Knowledge of Sustainable Development Concepts in Supreme Courts (with S. Payne and J. Lowther) International Journal of Environmental, Cultural, Economic and Social Sustainability (2009) Volume 5, Issue 3, pp.305-318

The State of Europe’s Water Resources, Journal of Water Law, Vol 19 (2008) 

Europe Revisits Groundwater Protection: The Proposed Groundwater Daughter Directive, Journal of Water Law, (WL) Vol 14 (2003) Issue 6 

Inland Waterways: Planning for the Future, Journal of Water Law, Vol 12 (2001) Issue 1

Articles
Lowther J & Sellick J (2020) 'Marine Licensing in Marine Conservation Zones' The Journal of Water Law 26, (4) Publisher Site Open access
Sellick J (2020) 'Inter-state proceedings, interim measures and protection of the environment' Environmental Law and Management 32, (2) 55-60
Sellick J (2019) 'Strategic Issues-European Union' Environmental Law and Management 31, (4) 169-172
Lowther J, Sellick J & Payne S (2018) 'Brexit: implications for UK environmental law and policy' International Journal of Sustainable Development Policy and Practice 14, (3) , DOI Open access
Lowther J & Sellick J (2016) 'Embedding sustainability literacy in the legal curriculum: reflections on the Plymouth model' The Law Teacher 50, (3) 307-320 , DOI Open access
Sellick J (2016) 'Strategie issues - European union' Environmental Law and Management 28, (2) 90-97
Sellick J (2015) 'Headline issues December 2016-February 2017' Journal of Water Law 25, (4) 196-199
Sellick J (2015) 'Strategic issues - European union' Environmental Law and Management 27, (5) 220-228
Sellick J (2014) 'Strategic issues - European Union' Journal of Water Law 24, (1) 31-33
Sellick J (2014) 'Strategic issues - European union' Environmental Law and Management 26, (6) 230-234
Sellick J (2013) 'Strategic issues - European union' Environmental Law and Management 25, (4) 142-147
Sellick J (2013) 'Strategic issues - European Union' Environmental Law and Management 25, (6) 239-247
Sellick J (2012) 'Strategic issues - European union' Journal of Water Law 23, (4) 158-159
Sellick J (2012) 'Strategic issuses-european union' Journal of Water Law 23, (2) 88-90
Sellick J (2012) 'Strategic issues - European Union' Environmental Law and Management 24, (2) 79-85
Sellick J (2012) 'Strategic issues - European union' Environmental Law and Management 24, (1) 30-34
Sellick J (2011) 'New guidelines on inland waterways and nature protection' Journal of Water Law 22, (6) 273-275
Sellick J (2011) 'Strategic issues - European union' Journal of Water Law 22, (4) 174-175
Sellick J (2011) 'Strategic issues - European Union' Environmental Law and Management 23, (3) 137-141
Sellick J (2011) 'Strategie issues - European union' Environmental Law and Management 23, (2) 89-95
Sellick J (2011) 'Enhancing the Protection of Animals Use for Scientific Purposes' Journal of Environmental Law and Managagement (2011) 23, 75-82
Sellick J (2010) 'Strategic issues - European union' Journal of Water Law 21, (3) 121-123
Sellick J (2010) 'Strategic issues - European union' Journal of Water Law 21, (5) 208-210
Sellick J (2010) 'Strategic issues - European union' Journal of Water Law 21, (4) 167-169
Sellick J (2010) 'Strategic issues - European union' Environmental Law and Management 22, (6) 315-322
Sellick J (2010) 'Strategic issues - European union' Environmental Law and Management 22, (3) 124-130
Sellick J (2009) 'Strategic developments' Journal of Water Law 20, (1) 32-34
Sellick J (2009) 'Strategic issues - European union' Journal of Water Law 20, (4) 209-211
Sellick J (2009) 'Strategic issues - European union' Environmental Law and Management 21, (2) 93-98
Sellick J & Lowther J (2009) 'Embedding Sustainable Development into Legal Education' International Journal of the Humanities (2009) 7, (3) 11-22
Sellick J, Payne S & Lowther J (2009) 'Sustainability as Law: Perceptions and Knowledge of Sustainable Development Concepts in Supreme Courts' International Journal of Environmental Cultural Economic and Social Sustainability(2009) 5, (3) 305-318
Sellick J (2009) 'Strategic issues - European' Environmental Law and Management 21, (1) 39-42
Sellick J (2008) 'Strategic issues - European union' Journal of Water Law 19, (6) 241-245
Sellick J (2008) 'Strategic issues - European union' Journal of Water Law 19, (5) 204-206
Sellick J (2008) 'Strategie issues - European Union' Environmental Law and Management 20, (6) 360-371
Sellick J (2008) 'The State of Europe's Water Resources' Journal of Water Law (2008) 19, 185-194
Sellick J (2007) 'Strategic issues - EU' Environmental Law and Management 19, (6) 311-315
Sellick J (2007) 'Strategic issues - European Union' Journal of Water Law 18, (2) 68-70
Sellick J (2006) 'Seventh Annual Survey on the implementation and enforcement of Community environmental law 2005: 2757th Environment Council Meeting' Journal of Water Law 17, (3) 125-128
Sellick J (2006) 'Bathing water quality, 2005 bathing season, summary report 2006' Journal of Water Law 17, (2) 77-81
Sellick J (2006) 'Towards a future maritime policy for the union: A European vision for the oceans and seas' Journal of Water Law 17, (1) 33-35
Sellick J (2005) 'EU strategic issues' Journal of Water Law 16, (1) 36-39
Coles-Ritson J (2003) 'Europe revisits groundwater protection: The proposed groundwater daugther directive' Journal of Water Law 14, (6) 291-296
Sellick J (2003) 'Europe Revisits Groundwater Protection: The Proposed Groundwater Daughter Directive' Journal of Water Law (2003) 14, (6) 1-6
Sellick J (2001) 'Inland Waterways: Planning for the Future' Journal of Water Law (2001) 12, (1)
Sellick J & Lowther J 'Marine Licensing in Marine Conservation Zones: Thomson v Marine Management Organisation’' Environmental Law and Management Open access
Sellick J 'Habitats, hamsters and ‘vacant possession’ C 477/19, IE v Magistrat der Stadt Wien' Environmental Law and Management Open access
Sellick J 'inter-state proceedings interim measures and protection of the environment :Case C-121/21 R Czech Republic v Republic of Poland' Journal of Environmental Law and Management 32, (2) Open access
Books

J Sellick, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Key Facts Series, (4th Edition), 2010, Hodder Education

J Sellick and J Reynolds, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Key Facts Series, (3rd Edition), 2009, Hodder Education

J. Sellick, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Key Cases Series, 2007, Hodder Education

J. Sellick and J. Reynolds, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Key Facts Series (with J. Reynolds), (2nd Edition), 2006, Hodder Education

J. Sellick, Law of the European Union, (5th Edition), 2005, Old Bailey Press

J. Sellick and J. Reynolds, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Key Facts Series, (1st Edition), 2004, Hodder Education

J. Sellick, Law of the European Union, (4th Edition), 2003, Old Bailey Press

J. Sellick, European Union Law, Revision textbook, 2002, Old Bailey Press

J. Sellick, European Union Law, 1999-2000 Examination Questions and Suggested Solutions, University of London External Examinations, 2002, Old Bailey Press

J. Sellick, European Union Law, (3rd Edition), 2001, Old Bailey Press

Sellick J (2010) Key Facts: Constitutional & Administrative Law. 4th edition Hodder Education
Sellick J, Sellick J & Reynolds J (2009) Key Facts: Constitutional and Administrative Law. 3rd Edition Hodder Education
Sellick J (2007) Key Cases: Constitutional and Administrative law. Hodder Education
Coles J & Reynolds J (2006) Constitutional and administrative law. 2nd Edition Hodder Arnold
Coles J (2005) Law of the European Union. 5th Edition Old Bailey Press
Coles J (2003) Law of the European Union. 4th edition Old Bailey Press
Coles J & Reynolds J (2003) Constitutional and administrative law. Hodder Arnold
Coles J (2002) Law of the European Union (Revision Workbook). Old Bailey Press
Coles J (2002) European Union Law: LLB Examination Questions and Suggested Solutions. Old Bailey Press
Coles J (2001) Law of the European Union. Old Bailey Press
Conference Papers

J Lowther and J Sellick, Reduce, Reuse, Recycle…Repair? Strengthening the Circular Economy through Enhanced End-User Opportunity’, 8th European Environmental Law Forum, Annual Conference, Social and Scientific Uncertainties in Environmental Law, Bournemouth 8-10 September 2021

‘Digital capabilities: A model to support learners’, LTSE Conference, Chartered Association of Business Schools, 14-15 May 2019

McDermott, A., Purnell, E., Sellick, J., and Sutton, C., Digital Literacy: maximising curriculum innovation and enhancing the student experience, PedRIO Conference, University of Plymouth, 20 April 2018 (poster)

McDermott, A., Purnell, E., Sellick, J., and Sutton, C., Digital Capabilities and Beyond….., 16th Vice Chancellor Teaching and Learning Conference, University of Plymouth, 14 June 2018 (workshop)

McDermott, A., Purnell, E., Sellick, J., and Sutton, C., Get Started, Keep Going - Developing Student Digital Capabilities, PebblePad Minibash Conference, 26 June, 2018 (ignite presentation)

McDermott, A., Purnell, E., Sellick, J., and Sutton, C., Digital Literacy: maximising curriculum innovation and enhancing the student experience, HEA Conference, 3-5 July 2018 (paper)

McDermott, A., Purnell, E., Sellick, J., and Sutton, C., Students are already digitally capable when they arrive at University – True or False?, Association for Learning Technology Annual Conference, 11 – 13 September 2018, (paper)

Lowther J., Sellick J., and Payne S., Potential Impacts on European Environmental and Social Sustainability in the Context of the UK’s Departure from the European Union, 13th International Conference on Environment, Cultural, Economic and Social Sustainability, Fluminense Federal University, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 19-22 January 2017 (paper)

Sellick J., and Sutton C., Models of Examination Feedback, Assessment in HE Conference, Manchester, June 2017 (paper); selected for the Transforming Assessment webinar series

Sellick J., and Sutton C., Improving Student Learning and Engagement through Examination Feedback, PedRIO Conference, University of Plymouth, 8 April 2016 (workshop)

Sellick J., Childs P., and Stevenson K., Delivering a Short, Sharp Shock: Introduction of an Immersive Module in Law, VC Teaching and Learning Conference, University of Plymouth, 27 June 2014 (paper)

Stevenson K., and Sellick J., Evaluating the Introduction of an Immersive Module in Law, PedRIO Conference, University of Plymouth, 2 April 2014 (poster)

Sellick J (2016) 'Strategic issues - European union' 220-223
Sellick J & Lowther J (2009) 'Embedding Sustainble Development into the Law Curriculum: the Plymouth Experience' Seventh International Conference on New Directions in the Humanities Beijing, China 6-/-0/200911-22
Sellick J (2009) 'Law and Sustainability' Association of Law Teachers (ALT)14th Annual Conference Amsterdam 4-/-0/2009
Presentations and posters
Sellick J & Lowther J Sellick J & Lowther J 'Reduce, Reuse, Recycle…Repair? Strengthening the Circular Economy through Enhanced End-User Opportunity'
Other Publications

UKCLE (HEA for Law), Project Advisor, Education for Sustainable Development, Case Studies, 2006-7, published on UKCLE website see http://www.ukcle.ac.uk/resources/esd/cases/index.html

UKCLE (HEA for Law), Project Mentor, Comparative Marking Project, An examination of the incidence of error variation in the grading of law assessment, 2003-4 (funded), published 2004 on UKCLE website see http://www.ukcle.ac.uk/about/publications.html

Specialist advisor (cited), General Editor G. Cracknell, European Union Legislation 2007/8 (2007, Routledge-Cavendish)

Specialist advisor (cited), General Editor G. Cracknell, European Union Legislation 2006/7 (2006, Old Bailey Press)