Jonathan Calof, professor of International Business and Strategy at the Telfer School of Management, has been appointed as Leading Research Fellow of the Research Laboratory for Science and Technology Studies at the Institute for Statistical Studies and Economics and Knowledge (ISSEK) at the National Research University Higher School of Economics in Moscow, Russia. This is a continuation of his involvement with HSE which started with his appointment on their International Advisory Board.
The Chemical and Biological Engineering Department at the University of Ottawa marks a first as one of its own is the first within the department to win the prestigious NSERC Vanier Scholarship. The Government of Canada launched the Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships (Vanier CGS) program in 2008 to strengthen Canada's ability to attract and retain world-class doctoral students and to establish Canada as a global centre of excellence in research and higher learning.
University of Ottawa doctoral student Kristen Thomasen will soon be joining the University of Windsor’s Faculty of Law as an Assistant Professor in Law, Robotics and Society. This position is the first of its kind in North America, responding to the growing impact of robotics, automation and artificial intelligence on the law.