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Distinguished Research Chair on Occupational Health and Safety Law

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Katherine Lippel held the Canada Research Chair on Occupational Health and Safety Law between March 2006 and February 29th 2020. Since March 1, 2020, she held the Distinguished Chair in Occupational Health and Safety Law until her death on September 23, 2021.

Thanks to Chair funding by SSHRC and the University of Ottawa, and infrastructure funding provided by the Canadian Foundation for Innovation and the Ontario Innovation Trust, Lippel and her team were able to pursue their research in the Law and Occupational Health and Safety Laboratory.

Katherine Lippel
Katherine Lippel

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News

Posted on Tuesday, December 14, 2021

The second issue of the Revue Communitas on occupational safety and health standardization, co-directed by Jean-Paul Dautel and Katherine Lippel is now online. To note that this journal is only in French. 

  • A tribute in memory of Katherine Lippel

    Posted on Tuesday, October 19, 2021

    Katherine Lippel, Distinguished Research Chair in Occupational Health and Safety Law at the University of Ottawa and leader of the Partnership grant Return to work after a work injury: Challenging Circumstances and Innovative Solutionspassed away peacefully on September 23, 2021 at the age of 67.

    This tribute to Katherine was put together by her colleagues and friends to honour her and the legacy she has left behind, including this visionary research project looking at return to work experiences of precarious workers injured at work

    We invite you to read our tribute in honor of Katherine Lippel.  

  • Passing of our colleague Katherine Lippel

    Posted on Thursday, September 30, 2021

    It is with a great regret and a heavy heart that we announce that Katherine Lippel, holder of the Distinguished Research Chair in Occupational Health and Safety Law, has passed away peacefully early in the morning on September 23. 

    To learn more about her life's journey or to share your memories, photos and stories of her, we invite you to read this tribute to her: https://www.uottawa.ca/faculty-law/civil-law/news/memoriam-katherine-lippel

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