Renée Kool executes research in the field of accountability law and legal liability. She's a (senior-)member of the Utrecht Centre for Accountability & Legal Liability Law (UCALL), a rsearch-institute that connects researchers from different section within the Law Faculty, promoting a multi-dimensional study of the accountability and legal liability law. She publishes on the items of convergence between civil law and criminal law, and the related issue of compensation on tort and crime. Other theme's she is interested in are the item of the criteria for penalisation and procedural justice. Publications written regard the vice law, cultural offences, discrimination, victim's rights and restorative justice.