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BECKWITH, Paul »


Ph.D. student
Part-time professor
Faculty of Arts
Geography

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Office: 613-979-3957
Cell: 613-979-3957
Home: 613-233-3957
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Climate Change Research - Abrupt Climate Change Research - Arctic temperature amplification - Arctic sea ice loss - methane emissions - extreme weather events - global food supply threats

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CARO, Denis »


CHANDLER, Jennifer A. »


Jennifer A. Chandler

Professor
Associate professor
Faculty of Law
Common Law

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Office: 613-562-5800 (3286)
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The legal, social and political implications of science and technology. Recent work has addressed the regulation of new technologies, the judicial response to disputes involving new technologies, the theory of law and technology, and organ donation policies.

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CHAPLEAU, François »


François CHAPLEAU

Full professor
Faculty of Science
Biology

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Office: 613-562-5800 (6357)
Home: 819-827-6416
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I have an interest in the teaching of the theory of evolution and the history of life. I also have an interest in the ecology of freshwater fishes of Ontario and Quebec with an emphasis on endangered species of the National Capital region. I also have a good knowledge of the biology of vertebrates (fishes, amphibians, reptiles, mammals and birds)

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CHOWDHURY, Wahida »


Dr.
Part-time professor
Faculty of Social Sciences
Criminology

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Dr. Wahida Chowdhury is a cognitive scientist, who graduated with a Ph.D. in cognitive science from Carleton University in June 2017. She comes from an educational background in engineering, medicine, psychology, and cognitive science. Her master’s thesis demonstrated how ideas from social cognition could be applied to prevent people from downloading malicious software known as Trojan Horses. Her dissertation research investigated personal, social and situational influences on people’s judgments of online privacy and surveillance. Dr. Chowdhury started her research career as a social science research assistant in 2010 when she worked for a project funded by Employment and Social Development Canada to improve Government job websites. Since then she has been working on several research projects from inception to completion for private and public organizations, such as the Department of National Defence of Canada, the Treasury Board Secretariat Canada, Carleton University and the University of Ottawa. Her projects involved developing research proposals, performing literature reviews, designing and conducting surveys and interviews, analyzing results by both quantitative and qualitative statistical methods, conducting archival research, and writing research reports for publication or presentation at national and international conferences.

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DAWSON, Jackie »


Canada Research Chair in Environment, Society and Policy
Associate professor
Faculty of Arts
Geography

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Cell: 8184523459
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Dr Dawson's expertise is on the human and policy dimensions of environmental change with a strong focus on the implications of climate change and economic development for the Arctic shipping and tourism sectors. She leads several projects examining Arctic shipping trends, marine shipping governance and policy, climate change impacts and adaptation, and local marine use and transportation needs. She works closely with coastal communities in Arctic Canada, shipping industry stakeholders, and government departments involved in the Arctic marine transportation sector. You can find out more about her research and her research lab at www.espg.ca

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DE BEER, Jeremy »


Jeremy de Beer

Professor
Full professor
Faculty of Law
Common Law

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Professor de Beer shapes ideas about technology innovation, intellectual property, and global trade & development. He is a Full Professor in the Faculty of Law at the University of Ottawa, as well as a practicing lawyer and expert consultant. His work helps solve practical challenges related to innovation in the digital economy, life science industries, clean tech sector, and related fields.

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FAFARD, Patrick »


Patrick Fafard

Professor
Associate professor
Faculty of Social Sciences
Graduate School of Public and International Affairs

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Office: 613-562-5800 (4186)
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My research deals mainly with Canadian politics and public policy and builds on a career in government both federally and provincially. I am currently working on a number of projects relating to the politics of public health, broadly defined, and the role of science and evidence in public policy. I also have a longstanding interest in Canadian federalism and intergovernmental relations and have published a wide range of research in this area.

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FINDLAY, C. Scott »


C. Scott FINDLAY

Director, Institute of the environment
Associate professor
Faculty of Science
Biology

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Office: 613-562-5874
Home: 819-827-5246
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Effects of human activities, including road construction, dams, forest management and pollutants, on biological diversity and ecosystem function and structure. 

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HAYSOM, Joan »


Senior Engineer and Business Development Lead
Adjunct Professor
Faculty of Engineering
School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

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Office: 613-683-3298
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Photovoltaics, sustainable electricity, renewable energy, low carbon innovation, sustainable development: including technological innovations in photovoltaic materials, optimization of photovoltaic systems, energy yield, integration of renewables onto the electrical grid, and innovative policy. 

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KASSEN, Rees »


Assistant professor
Faculty of Science
Biology

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Office: 613-562-5800 (6978)
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Research in our lab concerns the most fundamental and persistent puzzle of nature: the origin and maintenance of biodiversity. Or, put another way, we are trying to answer the age-old question, why are there so many species in the world? To do this requires that we study the evolutionary process as it unfolds, keeping track of the variety of genotypes and phenotypes in a population or community through time, a task that would be very challenging with any large, long-lived organism. For this reason, we use microbial populations of bacteria and protists to study the evolutionary process in the laboratory. Topics of interest in the laboratory include the relationship between environmental variation and diversity, the genetics of adaptation, evolutionary medicine, and the evolution of social interactions.

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NICKERSON, Jason »


Adjunct Professor
Faculty of Law, Common Law Section

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Dr. Jason Nickerson, RRT, PhD is the Humanitarian Representative to Canada for Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF), based in Ottawa. Jason is appointed as a Clinical Scientist at the Bruyère Research Institute in Ottawa and as an Adjunct Professor of Common Law at the University of Ottawa’s Centre for Health Law, Policy and Ethics. He leads MSF’s humanitarian diplomacy in Canada and provides advice on humanitarian operations, medical advocacy and policy, and access to medicines to MSF’s operations in more than 70 countries affected by crises. Jason has over 10 years’ clinical experience as a respiratory therapist working in adult critical care and anesthesia and has worked extensively in global public health response in Canada and internationally during armed conflicts, disease epidemics, and sudden onset disasters. Jason is a graduate of Dalhousie University’s Bachelor of Health Sciences in Respiratory Therapy program, specializing in anesthesia. Following this, he completed a master’s degree at the University of British Columbia studying the education of health professionals who provide community-based HIV care, and a PhD in population health at the University of Ottawa where he focused on the methodologies for conducting assessments of severely disrupted health systems during acute and protracted emergencies. His research has been published in high-impact medical journals including The Lancet, the Canadian Medical Association Journal, PLOS Medicine, and Health Policy and Planning, among others. He has appeared as a witness before the Canadian Parliament’s Standing Committees on Health, Finance, and International Trade and published opinion pieces in The Star, iPolitics, and The Conversation, and has been widely quoted in international news outlets on a variety of global health and health policy issues including COVID-19, access to pain medicines for safe anesthesia and palliative care, access to affordable medicines, science policy, and humanitarian assistance in natural disasters, armed conflicts, refugee crises, and disease epidemics such as Ebola.

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PARÉ, Daniel »


Associate professor
Faculty of Arts
Communication

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Office: 613 562 5800 x2052
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Paré's research focuses on the the social, economic, and technical issues arising from innovations in information and communication technologies (ICTs). His areas of research and policy-related work include ICTs and international development (ICT4D), e-commerce, Internet governance, information and communication policy, e-government, and knowledge networks.

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SANER, Marc »


Marc Saner

Full professor
Faculty of Arts
Geography

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Office: 613-562-5800 (1061)
Cell: 613-220-7688
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The governance of emerging technologies, including ethics, risk management and regulation.  I have worked on GMOs, nanotechnology, biotechnology, synthetic biology, and biofuels.  My core focus is the science/policy interface: how evidence is used in decisions and how values and facts get combined in policy and decision-making (in particular in the environmental and health fields). 

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