The Open African Innovation Research network, “Open AIR”, seeks an inspiring associate to co-manage the next phase of its collaborative research, training and outreach activities.
The Project Manager’s job is to help the network achieve our shared goals of:
- Executing large-scale, empirical research on knowledge governance and innovation;
- Building relationships among collaborators in Canada, the countries of Africa and the world;
- Mentoring students who will become the next generation of emerging global leaders; and
- Reaching out beyond the academic community to ensure our research has real-world impact.
The Samuelson-Glushko Canadian Internet Policy and Public Interest Clinic (CIPPIC) has obtained a major grant from The Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada (OPC) as part of their 2015-2016 Contributions Program for a research project entitled “Open Data, Open Citizens? The Private Sector Beneficiaries of Government Open Data Policies and the Consequences for Privacy”.
uOttawa’s intellectual property mooting team achieved new successes for the school by taking two of the top six spots for best speaker at the Oxford International Intellectual Property Moot. Giantommaso Colaneri was the third best speaker in the entire competition, while Laurel Hogg was tied for sixth place.
The Samuelson-Glushko Canadian Internet Policy and Public Interest Clinic at the University of Ottawa’s Faculty of Law is intervening an important Supreme Court case about copyright and technological neutrality. CBC v SODRAC concerns royalties payable by broadcasters for digital copies of music embedded in television programs.
Current PhD student and Common Law graduate Kristen Thomasen (’12) recently authored an Op-Ed for The Globe and Mail, entitled “We regulate driving. Why not droning?”