The Centre for Law, Technology and Society is happy to launch the call for applications for the 2021 Technoships, a unique research training program in technology law, ethics and policy for first-year students.
The AI + Society Initiative at the University of Ottawa is proud to announce the launch of the Global Pandemic App Watch, a site tracking uptake of COVID-19 contact-tracing and exposure-notification apps around the world.
The Centre for Law, Technology and Society is delighted to announce that CLTS Associate member Dr. Karine Gentelet has been awarded the Research Chair on Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Social Justice by Fondation Abeona, École normale supérieure (ENS) and OBVIA.
Thanks to a generous gift from Alex Trebek, the Alex Trebek Forum for Dialogue at the University of Ottawa is supporting the creation of a new research project on Artificial Intelligence (AI) for Healthy Humans and Environments to shape the future of health, food and environmental policy making at the AI + Society Initiative.
The Centre for Law, Technology and Society is delighted to announce that Dr. Kelly Bronson and Dr. Jason Millar have been awarded a SSHRC Insight Grant for groundbreaking research on big data, artificial intelligence in agriculture, and the policy needs to drive inclusion and sustainability.
The Centre for Law, Technology and Society is delighted to announce the release of Vulnerable: The Law, Policy and Ethics of COVID-19, a new book edited by Collen M. Flood, Vanessa MacDonnell, Jane Philpott, Sophie Thériault and Sridhar Venkatapuram, that examines policy and legal responses to the pandemic and to which many of our Faculty members contributed.
The Centre for Law, Technology and Society is delighted to announce that CLTS Director and Faculty member Florian Martin-Bariteau, has been awarded the University of Ottawa Research Chair on Technology and Society. This milestone highlights Dr. Martin-Bariteau’s international recognition, and further strengthens the Centre’s global leadership in technology law, ethics and policy.
The Centre for Law, Technology and Society is delighted to announce that Faculty member Michael Geist, Canada Research Chair in Internet and E-commerce Law, has been appointed to CIFAR’s COVID-19 Expert Advisory Group on Society, Technology and Ethics in a Pandemic.
The University of Ottawa and Scotiabank announced the creation of a new Initiative that will define problems and identify solutions to essential issues related to ethical AI and technology development. The AI + Society Initiative will be led by Dr. Florian Martin-Bariteau, Director of the University of Ottawa Centre for Law, Technology and Society and an Assistant Professor in the Faculty of Law, Common Law Section.