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Osgoode and Lassonde celebrate research

Osgoode and Lassonde celebrate research

In celebration of the many areas of common ground between law and engineering, Osgoode Hall Law School, the Lassonde School of Engineering and the Office of the Vice-President Research & Innovation have joined together to host a Research Celebration to discuss the intersection of law and engineering research.

Osgoode and Lassonde will celebrate the research achievements and interests of their Faculties, Feb. 4, starting at 2:15pm at 1014 Osgoode Hall Law School, Keele campus.

RobertHache“This research celebration provides a forum for members of the York community to learn more about the exciting opportunities for interdisciplinary collaboration among these Faculties,” said Robert Haché (right), vice-president research & innovation. “All members of the York community are welcome to attend.”

Following the welcome and opening remarks by Haché, Dean Janusz Kozinski of JanuszKozinskithe Lassonde School of Engineering and Dean Lorne Sossin of Osgoode Hall Law School, a panel discussion moderated by Associate Dean of Research Poonam Puri will take place.

 Janusz Kozinski

“The convergence of engineering and law is very exciting area of interdisciplinary collaboration across a whole range of topics, and we hope this will be the first of many joint events as Osgoode and Lassonde work closely together in the months and years ahead,” said Kozinski.

"Osgoode is delighted to be moving forward with the Lassonde School of Engineering on cross-Faculty sossinlargecollaborations that will break new ground in the fields of law and engineering," said Sossin. "This is the first of what we know will be many celebrations of our successful joint research efforts."

Lorne Sossin

From 2:20 to 3:30pm, there will be a panel discussion highlighting the theme, “A Conversation Between Law and Engineering”. The paen will consist of the following: Dean Sossin; Professor Giuseppina D’Agostino of Osgoode Hall Law School and founder & director ofIP Osgoode; Professor  Michael Daly of the Department of Earth & Space Science & Engineering; Professor Shin Imai of Osgoode Hall Law School; Professor Michael Jenkin of the Department of Computer Science & Engineering; and Professor Regina Lee of the Department of Earth & Space Science & Engineering.

The panellists will discuss a diverse range of topics, including space law, intellectual property, expert testimony, professional self-regulation, ethics, mining, corporate social responsibility, corporate accountability and more. There will also be research on display in Gowlings Hall at Osgoode Hall Law School and a reception featuring opportunities for networking. Refreshments will be served.

For more information, contact Jody-Ann Rowe-Butler, research coordinator, Osgoode Hall Law School, at or ext. 55771, or Gillian Moore, administrative assistant, Lassonde School of Engineering, at or ext. 58215.

To RSVP, click here.