Common law graduate student Ghazaleh Jerban clearly remembers the first time she saw the artifact that would become the focus of her fellowship research. “This big frame of intricately woven delicate wires,” as she describes it, at Ottawa’s Canada Science and Technology Museum stopped her in her tracks.
The Canadian Association of Legal Ethics (CALE) has recently appointed Associate Professor Amy Salyzyn as President in a unanimous decision following the resignation of Alice Woolley on her appointment to the bench.
Inspired by the desire to write more and the need to create a space for collective discussion about the challenges that surround research and writing, the Research Office invites faculty, postdoctoral fellows and research associates from the Faculty of Law to join our writing group.
Professor Jennifer Chandler is part of two research teams that have received funding from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR). The first team is developing a new model of care for Parkinson disease patients, while the second team is developing a pain neuroethics and bioethics research network.
Professor John Packer has been appointed to the prestigious Board of Advisors of Genocide Watch joining eminent persons such as Lt. Gen. Roméo Dallaire, former Nuremberg Prosecutor Benjamin Ferencz, and former US Ambassador to the United Nations Samantha Power.
Common Law’s Dr. Wolfgang Alscghner has received an Insight Development Grant from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) for a project entitled “Multilateralizing ‘WTO-extra’ Issues: A computational analysis of rule convergence in preferential trade agreements”.
Common Law’s Dr. João Velloso has received an Insight Development Grant from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) for a project entitled “Sentence severity and deportation: mapping criminality and collateral consequences of punishment at the Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada”.