Six students working with Faculty members at the Centre for Law, Technology and Society are among the grant recipients from the University of Ottawa’s Undergraduate Research Opportunity Program for 2018: Omair Jafrani, Kate Kim, Alicia Cooke, James Howe, Colby Georgson and Nadia Ackah.
As part of Giving Tuesday 2020, the University of Ottawa is announcing the creation of the Kerr Fellows program to bring the very best students from around the world to the University of Ottawa and link a generation of new leaders to Ian R. Kerr and his legacy. Each year, Kerr Fellows will be supported with a $25,000 scholarship from the Ian R. Kerr Memorial Fund, additional financial support from the University of Ottawa, a travel stipend to attend conferences, and a guaranteed placement in their field of study within the technology law internship program.
CLTS faculty member Dr. Michael Geist has been awarded an Insight Grant by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada to investigate new ways Canada can protect freedom of expression while addressing risks of online harm.
CLTS Faculty members Dr. Teresa Scassa, Dr. Amy Salyzyn, Prof. Jena McGill and Dr. Suzanne Bouclin have publicly released “Improving Privacy Practices for Legal Apps: A Best Practices Guide”, a new handbook for developers and practitioners.
Dr. Florian Martin-Bariteau, director of the Centre for Law, Technology and Society, is delighted to announce the appointment of Dr. Céline Castets-Renard (Civil Law Section) and Prof. Vivek Krishnamurthy (Common Law Section) as Faculty members, as well as of Dr. Karine Gentelet (UQO) as an Associate Member.