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Madeline Lean  –  News, Marine & Environmental Law Institute
Tahnee Prior shares what drew her to Schulich Law and discusses her desire to deepen her research on gender and ocean governance in the Arctic.
Trudi Smith  –  News, Marine & Environmental Law Institute, Research, Students
PhD student Adebayo Majekolagbe and postdoctoral fellow Sara Ross were among the recipients of Canada's top awards for graduate student research.
Trudi Smith, with files from Olga Koubrak  –  News, Research, Marine & Environmental Law Institute
On December 6-7, 2019, the Canadian-Japanese Scholarly Exchange on the Law of the Sea brought together experts from both countries for the first time to exchange views on international ocean governance.
Ernest Ng  –  News, Research, Marine & Environmental Law Institute
This week's Dal-hosted Arctic Research Symposium brought together experts from different fields, including Professor Aldo Chircop from the Marine and Environmental Law Institute, to share their thoughts on the Arctic and to discuss major issues surrounding the region.
Jane Doucet  –  News, Research, Marine & Environmental Law Institute
While at the Schulich School of Law, Ocean Frontier Institute International Postdoctoral Research Fellow Desai Shan is conducting research on occupational health and safety regulation and management on the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence River.
Jane Doucet  –  News, Marine & Environmental Law Institute, Alumni & Friends
Although Jocelin d’Entremont (JD ’12) has been practicing fisheries law and marine law at Hood Fraser d’Entremont Law Firm in Yarmouth, N.S., since 2013, his personal connection to the sea dates back to his childhood.
Jane Doucet  –  News, Marine & Environmental Law Institute, Research, Students
Meet Lisa Benjamin, who will soon complete her six-month stint as a Schulich Law Killam Postdoctoral Fellow.
Trudi Smith  –  Marine & Environmental Law Institute
"The Future of Ocean Governance and Capacity Development" features an essay by Professor David L. VanderZwaag, "Edging Towards Principled Ocean Governance: Law of the Sea and Beyond" and a contribution to the introduction by Professor Emeritus Moira L. McConnell. This publication is now available via free open access online.
Jane Doucet  –  News, Marine & Environmental Law Institute, Awards, Students
Congratulations to the four Schulich School of Law students whose paper on climate change law recently won an international student writing contest.
Jane Doucet  –  News, Marine & Environmental Law Institute, Awards, Students
The Schulich School of Law is pleased to announce that third-year student Riley Weyman has won the CBA's National Environmental, Energy, and Resources Law Section (NEERLS) Student Essay Contest – Gowling WLG – David Estrin Prize.
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