The Graduate Students in Law Association (GSLEDD) hosted its 7th annual graduate student conference on May 11-12, 2017. Under the moniker “Law at the Tipping Point: Conflicts, Challenges and Changes,” the conference brought together graduate students from across Canada to examine pressing legal issues across a variety of fields.
The Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships program provides funding to the very best postdoctoral applicants, both nationally and internationally, who will positively contribute to the country's economic, social and research-based growth.
PhD candidate Irene Ekweozoh has been invited to present her paper, “The Right to Effective Remedy for Corporate Human Rights Abuse: A Policy-Oriented Approach” on a panel at the Institute for Global Law and Policy’s 2018 Conference, which will take place on June 2-3, 2018 at Harvard Law School.
Doctoral student Angela Lee has recently had her work published in the Canadian Journal of Women and the Law, the foremost Canadian feminist legal journal. The article, entitled “Meat-ing Demand: Is In Vitro Meat a Pragmatic, Problematic, or Paradoxical Solution?”, takes a critical perspective on in vitro meat (also referred to as lab-grown meat, cultured meat, or clean meat, among other names), which has been garnering significant attention in recent years.
In the fall of 2017, the uOttawa Faculty of Law convened a seminar to discuss the methodology of research in law. Acknowledging that the relationship between research and legal institutions is changing, the first Autumn School on the Methodology of Research in Law was created to allow students and seasoned researchers to come together to ask fundamental questions about the nature of law research.