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Research and innovation

The University of Ottawa ranks among Canada’s top 10 research universities. Our research is founded on excellence, relevance and impact and is conducted in a spirit of equity, diversity and inclusion.

Canada Research Chairs


Canada 150 Research Chair


Research revenue

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At uOttawa, we are committed to fostering equity, diversity and inclusion (EDI).

Learn how we promote excellence in research.
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uOttawa ranks among top national research universities once again

The University has confirmed its place on Canada’s Top 50 Research Universities list for 2022, published by the well-regarded Research Infosource.
Public policy
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Public policy

Influencing public policy through collaboration: A new role at uOttawa

Peggy Schmeiser, PhD, is the University of Ottawa’s very first director, public policy research and outreach.
Research Chairs
Chaires Mobilité Francophone 2022-2023
Research Chairs

The University of Ottawa hosts leading French-language researchers

The Francophone Mobility Chairs program will allow for months-long stays and interdisciplinary collaborations at uOttawa.
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Valuable research platforms

Our research centres and institutes are platforms for collaboration and exchange of ideas among researchers. Our core facilities provide services analysis, instrument and technology access, and expertise researchers require.
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Office of the Vice-President, Research and Innovation

Tabaret Hall
550 Cumberland St
Room 246
Ottawa, ON, Canada
K1N 6N5

Tel.: 613-562-5270
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