PhD University of Edinburgh
LLM University of Edinburgh
LLB Soochow University (Taiwan)
Dr Yu lectured at University of Essex Law School before joining Stirling in 2005 as a lecturer in law and becoming a Reader in Law in 2007. She was the Director of LLM in International Commercial Law and the Director of Research Postgraduates Programme for Law. She served as the Associate Dean for Graduate Studies and the Executive for the Scottish Graduate School of Arts and Humanities. Internationally, she serves as an Arbitration Law Amendment Committee Member (Taiwan). Dr Yu serves an external panel member in subject institutional reviews at the University of Strathclyde, University of Aberdeen, and Robert Gordon University. She has also carried out PhD examination internally and externally. She is a member of the editorial board of the International Arbitration Law Review.
Dr Yu's main areas of interest are the theories and practice of international commercial arbitration, International investment law and arbitration and their interact with access to civil justice. Her approach is broadly doctrinal and comparative based. She has a particular interest in exploring law in the context of the current practice. A key theme in her work is a justification of current developments in both commercial and investment arbitration, and her research in these areas have been published widely in journals such as the International Comparative Law Quarterly, Journal of Business Law, Journal of International Arbitration, and Civil Justice Quarterly. She has also acted as a referee for journals in her specialist areas. She welcomes any PhD proposals in the areas of transnational commercial lawand legal methods, international commercial arbitration, ADR, Access to Civil Justice and international investment arbitration.
Lecturer in Law, University of Stirling 2005-2006
Lecturer in Law University of Essex 1999-2004
City Solicitors Educational Trust Teaching Fellow in Legal Education and New Technologies, University of Essex, 1998- 1999
Part-time Lectureship, University of Essex, 1997 – 1998
Alternative Dispute Resolution
Harmonisation of International Commercial Arbitration
International Trade Law
Esteem Indicators :
Member of Editorial Board, International Arbitration Law Review(2002- to date)
Leader, Scottish Universities Dispute Resolution Research Network
Arbitrator, Arbitration Association, the Republic of China
Higher Education Senior Fellow
Member, Society of Legal Scholars
Member, Socio-Legal Studies Association
Member, Legal Education Research Network
Arbitrator (Taiwanese Arbitration Association).
Member of the Society of Legal Scholars.
Member of editorial board for International Arbitration Law Review
Research Funding Applications:
2009 British Academy : International Exchange Scheme with Sinica Academy