Ingrid Betancourt and Alain Mérieux receive @uOttawa honorary doctorate [fr]
- Mona Nemer, vice-rectrice à la recherche à l’université d’Ottawa et présidente du Fonds France Canada pour la recherche, Alain Mérieux, Ingrid Betancourt, Allan Rock, recteur & vice-chancelier à l’université d’Ottawa.
Mona Nemer, Vice President Research, University of Ottawa & Chair of France Canada Research Fund, Alain Mérieux, Ingrid Betancourt, Allan Rock, President & Vice Chancellor, University of Ottawa. Crédit photo : Robert Lacombe, Direction générale des communications, université d’Ottawa
On October 25, 2015, Ingrid Betancourt and Alain Mérieux receive uOttawa honorary doctorate.
As a French business leader and holder of a PhD in pharmacy, Alain Mérieux places great importance on higher education and research. Every day, he manages a range of health care companies and foundations that enjoy international success.
Alain Mérieux, Honorary Doctorate, University of Ottawa
Former French Colombian politician whose long captivity –six years- as the hostage of Marxist guerrillas in Colombia and eventual rescue in 2008 made headlines throughout the world, Ingrid Betancourt is honoured for her courage and determination.
Ingrid Bétancourt receives uOttawa honorary doctorate