On October 17, 2017, doctoral student Alexandre Genest defended his PhD dissertation, entitled “Performance Requirement Prohibitions in International Investment Law”, as part of a double PhD programme at the University of Ottawa and the University of Leiden, the oldest university in the Netherlands.
At first glance, an attempt to promote the social inclusion of offenders into Canada’s criminal sentencing process would seem to have little to do with efforts to build a more sustainable relationship between humanity and the inhabitants of our planet’s vast oceans.
The Tri-Council granting agencies have announced the launch of the 2017-2018 Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships (CGS) competition. To get detailed information regarding the application process, please click here.
The Raoul Barbe and Yolande Larose Graduate Scholarship for the Study of the Judiciary has been awarded to Duff Conacher. The scholarship is awarded annually to a student whose work focuses on the study of the judiciary, including related ethical challenges and matters affecting the impartiality of judges. It carries a value of $10,000.
Le plurijuridisme et le contentieux des droits fondamentaux : étude comparée du rôle de la Cour de justice de l’Union européenne et de la Cour suprême du Canada [Plurijuridism and the litigation of fundamental rights: a comparative study of the role of the Court of Justice of the European Union and the Supreme Court of Canada] – this is the title of Aurélie Laurent’s doctoral thesis, which has just won its author an outstanding fourth prize.
The Graduate Students in Law Association (GSLEDD) hosted its 6th 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.
Marianne Quirouette, a postdoctoral fellow who will be joining the Faculty of Law this fall to work with the Civil Law Section’s Professor Marie-Eve Sylvestre, has been awarded a distinguished Banting Postdoctoral Fellowship by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC). As one of only 23 winners selected through a highly competitive national and international competition, this honour marks Ms. Quirouette as an emerging researcher of exceptionally high quality.