Prof. Penelope Simons Publishes The Governance Gap
Professor Penelope Simons
has co-authored a new book with Audrey Macklin of the University of Toronto entitled The Governance Gap: Extractive Industries, Human Rights, and the Home State Advantage
Prof. de Beer Awarded Major Grant for Open Innovation Project
Common Law Professor Jeremy de Beer
has been awarded a SSHRC Insight Grant to support the project, Rethinking Intellectual Property Rights for Open Innovation
. The 5-year, $845,000 research initiative is jointly funded by Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC), Genome Canada and three collaborating universities: Ottawa, Saskatchewan and Simon Fraser.
uOttawa Faculty of Law Legal Studies Working Paper Series
As part of the Social Science Research Network (SSRN), the University of Ottawa, Faculty of Law, has started a new Legal Studies Working Paper Series
within the Legal Scholarship Network (LSN), bringing an unmatched diversity of legal research topics to SSRN’s free, worldwide distribution network.
Common Law Professors Contribute to Science Manual for Canadian Judges
Professors Nathalie Chalifour
, Adam Dodek
and Heather McLeod-Kilmurray
are featured as contributors in the recently released Science Manual for Canadian Judges
, which seeks to protect the justice system from unreliable expert scientific evidence.
Prof. Geist Awarded Prestigious 2013 SSHRC Impact Connection Award
Professor Michael Geist
has been awarded the 2013 Impact Connection Award
by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC), which recognizes efforts to facilitate the exchange of research knowledge within and beyond the academic community.
Prof. Geist Nominated as Finalist for SSHRC Impact Award
Professor Michael Geist
has been nominated as a finalist for the 2013 SSHRC Impact Awards
in the Connection Award category. Winners will be announced at the World Social Science Forum, in Montréal, on Tuesday, October 15, 2013.
Professor Elizabeth Sheehy Wins CBA’s 2013 Ramon John Hnatyshyn Award for Law
Professor Elizabeth Sheehy
has been awarded the 2013 Ramon John Hnatyshyn Award
for Law by the Canadian Bar Association
(CBA), an annual award that recognizes outstanding contributions to the law in Canada.
Prof. Anne Uteck Successfully Defends her Doctoral Dissertation
On August 12, 2013, Sessional Professor Anne Uteck
successfully defended her doctoral dissertation “Reconceptualizing Spatial Privacy for the Internet of Everything” at the Faculty of Law.
Prof. Scassa Wins 2013 Walter Owen Book Prize
Common Law’s Professor Teresa Scassa
and Professor Michael Deturbide
of Dalhousie University’s Schulich School of Law have been chosen as the 2013 winners of the Walter Owen Book Prize
for their book Electronic Commerce and Internet Law in Canada (2nd edition)