Professor Martha Jackman has been awarded the 2018 David Walter Mundell Medal, which is given out annually by the Ministry of the Attorney General of Ontario to recognize a legal writer who has made a distinguished contribution to the law.
SSHRC is pleased to announce the launch of the third annual 2019 International Policy Ideas Challenge, organized in partnership with Global Affairs Canada, which closes on March 29, 2019. This is a great opportunity to support and promote the work of graduate students and postdoctoral fellows and their contributions to policy development.
Common Law’s Professor Aimée Craft has earned a Partnership Engage Grant from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) for a collaborative project that will engage Indigenous communities on important issues of water stewardship entitled “Nibi (Water) Declaration – Grand Council Treaty #3 Regional Engagement Sessions”.
Professor Vanessa MacDonnell has joined the Department of Justice Canada for a six-month stay as a Scholar-in-Residence in the Constitutional, Administrative and International Law Branch, lasting from January to June 2019.
Common Law’s Professor Craig Forcese, and Carleton University’s Stephanie Carvin, of the Norman Paterson School of International Affairs, are among the 2018 winners of the Clawbies -- the Canadian Law Blog Awards. They were recognized for “A Podcast Called INTREPID” in the category of “Best Law School / Law Professor Blog”.
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.
On February 9, Professor John Packer, Director of the Human Rights Centre here at the University of Ottawa, spoke to CTV News following an international conference to discuss next steps on ending the Rohinga Genocide.