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About Mary J. Shariff


Present Associate Professor, Faculty of Law, 2007-present, University of Manitoba School of Law
Present Research Affiliate, University of Manitoba, Centre on Aging

Research Interests

Bioethics, Aging, Palliative Care and Elder Law, Biotech, Genetics, Technology, Legal Strategy, Animal Law, the Environment and Natural Resources, and Contract and Construction Law

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Honors and Awards

  • Research Fellowship, Centre on Aging, University of Manitoba
  • Teaching Merit Award, University of Manitoba
  • URGP Research Grant: Advances in Biomedical gerontology and the developing law of human mortality
  • Ph.D. Trinity College Dublin,
  • LL.M. Trinity College Dublin, First Class Honours; B.B. Dubienski Memorial Scholarship for Postgraduate Studies
  • LL.B: Deans Honour List, 2nd and 3rd year law; Law Society Prize for Second Highest Standing in 3rd Year Law; Pauline & Samuel Zinman Prize; George Thomas Chapman Q.C. Family Prize for Municipal and Planning Law; Archie Micay Q.C. Prize for Second Highest Standing in 2nd Year Law; Oscar Wilder Memorial Prize for Highest Standing in Environmental Law


  • Issues in Law and Bio Ethics
  • Contracts
  • Natural Resources and Administrative Law
  • Legal Research and Methodology

Contact Information

Faculty of Law
University of Manitoba
Winnipeg, Canada, R3T 2N2
tel: 204.474.6135
fax: 204.480.1084


Bioethics, Assisted Death, Elder Law, Palliative Care, Health and Technology (13)

Recent Works (1)

Animal Law, Environment and Natural Resources Law (2)