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Prof. VanDuzer and Team Receive Major Grant to Study Health Impacts of Trans-Pacific Partnership

Professor Tony VanDuzer is part of an international team that just received a $150,000 grant from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research to study the effects on health of the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPP).


Access to Justice Research Projects at the Common Law Section Funded by the Law Foundation of Onta

Thanks to the generous financial contribution of the Law Foundation of Ontario (LFO), the Office of the Vice-Dean Research of the Common Law Section has recently awarded 10 research grants to faculty members who will carry out research related to access to justice throughout the year. (details)

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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 (Routledge 2014). (details)

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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. (details)

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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. (details)

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