Professor Barnes is interested in supervising topics related to marine environmental law, law of the sea and international environmental law. In particular, he is interested in research related to the sustainable use of natural resources, especially fisheries and renewable energy, and the interface between law and science.
Betina Kuzmarov, The Place of Unilateral Acts in International Law: Understanding a (Non) Legal Concept.
Elizabeth Bayer, The Regulation of Marine Environmental Indicators.
Antonius Hippolyte, Examining the Economic Self-Determination Deficit in the Third World: Regime Bias and the Hegemonic Expansion of International Investment Law.
Carmino Massarella, Jurisdiction over Maritime Piracy in International Law.
Current PhD supervisions
Nkiruka Ugwuji Chidia Maduekwe, Achieving Environment Sustainability in Nigeria’s Extractive Industry: How Viable is Environmental Human Rights?
Mercedes Rosello, State Accountability: Walking the Line between Effective Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated Fishing Control and the Integrity of International Law.
Yuchen Guo, Public Participation in the Marine Environment Protection Decision-Making Process - A Lesson Learned from Marine Legislation.
Flavia Guerra, Sovereignty and Governance in Offshore Areas.
Junhua Liu, An Assessment of the Implications of the Maritime Silk Road Initiative for the Law of the Sea.