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06-12-23 | Civil Law, Interdisciplinarity, Legal Studies, Research Experience

Multidisciplinary Observatory on the Future of Private Law

Since its creation in 2022, the MOFPL has rallied over 70 members from a wide variety of backgrounds, active in Quebec and Canada as well as abroad. Since its official launch in 2022, it is proud to have developed a diversified scientific program at the University of Ottawa’s Civil Law Section, and to have been involved in national and international research networks.

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03-21-23 | Interdisciplinarity, Public Law, Training

Interdisciplinary Perspectives on the Rouleau Commission Report

On March 29, nine research centres and institutes at the University of Ottawa will co-host a one-day conference on the Rouleau Commission Report. Bringing together leading experts from the University of Ottawa in the fields of law, politics, public administration, economics, criminology, sociology, communications, technology and health, the Conference aims to contribute to the public conversation about the convoy, the declaration of emergency, and the robustness of Canada’s constitutional democracy.

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02-21-23 | Research Experience, Research Methodology

Error, Intuition, Truth and Innovation: Crucial Stops on the Journey through Theory

Theories are developed by researchers to explain phenomena, draw connections, and make predictions. A theoretical framework can serve as a roadmap for developing the direction that a research inquiry will take. In this video, Professor Alvaro Pires, Canada Research Chair in Legal Traditions and Penal Rationality, explores how theories can guide researchers, while also examining some of the challenges and benefits that emergining researchers may encounter in applying theoretical frameworks to their work.

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10-28-22 | Methodology School, Research Methodology

Leveraging New Methods of Research and Knowledge Mobilization: Creativity and Audiovisual Outputs in Law Research

On the final day of the 4th Autumn School on the Methodology of Research in Law, Professors Suzanne Bouclin and Aimée Craft of the Common Law Section joined with Professor Sarah Berger Richardson of the Civil Law Section to talk about their experiences using creative methods of knowledge mobilization, particularly the use video, to share their research.

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