Dr. Kumanan Wilson, Internal Medicine Physician at The Ottawa Hospital and Scientific Advisory for Innovation at Bruyère, will host a Zoom webinar on the science and policy of pandemics on Wednesday 8 April 12–1 pm. Dr. Wilson will talk for 30 minutes, followed by a Q&A with the audience.
As we collectively face the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic, putting many of our regular activities on pause, researchers from the Faculty of Law continue to offer valuable insights and commentary on COVID-19 and its effects on our lives.
As an African and a Canadian, I inhabit an observatory. I am a resident in two worlds of blunt contrasts. On a good note, daily at every turn, those contrasts offer privileged lessons on the richness and complexity of the human experience, of our world. In this observatory, it is irresistible not to have a geopolitical perspective on the dynamic of Africa’s relationship with the global south. And since the formal declaration of COVID-19 as a global pandemic on March 11, 2020 by WHO’s Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, the reality of that stark contrast has never been more evident.
They did it! The uOttawa common law negotiation teams swept the top prizes at the Walsh Family Law Negotiation Competition on March 7th at the Law Society. They placed 1st and 2nd in the team category (returning the Walsh Cup to Ottawa where it belongs!) and one of our students won the Best Individual Student prize. This is now the sixth consecutive year that uOttawa has brought home some of the top prizes from the Walsh negotiation competition.