On January 21, 2019, Psychology Professor Elisa Romano was awarded the University of Ottawa’s Award for Excellence in Research in honour of her outstanding contributions. The remarkable achievements of Professor Romano include a research program that targets child neglect, responding to a social need of great importance in an original and innovative way. Her research continues to be widely recognized nationally and internationally.
Our sincere congratulations to Professor Romano on this well-deserved honour.
The Award for Excellence in Research was established in 1964, the University of Ottawa Researcher of the Year Award is given in every academic year in which appropriate candidates are nominated. The objective of the award is to focus attention on research at the University of Ottawa by recognizing a member of its teaching staff who has earned distinction for themselves and for the University as a result of the importance and exceptional characteristics of their research work