The DCU Law & Tech Research Cluster

The DCU Law & Tech Research Cluster investigates the interplay between law and digital technology in Ireland and beyond.


The digital revolution is rapidly changing contemporary society and profoundly affecting our legal system, both at the national and transnational levels. Our research projects investigate how rights and norms can help shape a trustworthy and human-centric digital environment.

Take a moment to browse our projects, read our publications or engage with our podcasts and videos. 


DCU is a pioneer in the field of law and technology education. Take a moment to browse through our teaching offer in law, data protection, AI ethics and digital rights.

Latest Publications

The Law and Tech Blog

Sri Lanka Enacts Its Data Protection Regime
Ashit Srivastava & Siddarth Chaturvedi
Dharmashastra National Law University, Jabalpur
On 10th March 2022, Sri Lanka’s Parliament passed the Personal Data Protection Act. With this, Sri Lanka also became the first…


The DCU Law and Tech Research Cluster hosts a dynamic group of researchers with multiple disciplinary backgrounds, ranging from law and political science to computing and engineering. If you are interested in multidisciplinary research in the area of law and tech, sign up to some of our events or apply for our visiting programme.