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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.

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The 91st Annual ACFAS Conference at uOttawa

The conference will be held on our downtown campus from May 13 to 17, 2024. A full week of events, symposia and discussions on research and knowledge in French.
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Mobilizing to ensure the future of French-language research

Martine Lagacé says the ACFAS conference “is happening at an opportune moment for taking on the challenges that scholarship in French is facing.”
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Brain-heart research

Pioneering Brain-Heart Research In Ottawa Is Redefining Patient Care

A pair of Ottawa medical specialists joined forces to break down the silos between their two medical areas of expertise – the heart and the brain.
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9 reasons to get excited about ACFAS

With over 200 symposiums, as well as fun, free events, the ACFAS conference is the largest academic gathering in the Francophone world.
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At uOttawa, we are committed to fostering equity, diversity and inclusion (EDI).

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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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Explore our research services

The OVPRI offers a variety of services to help our researchers thrive, from research security and management to funding guidance, lab resources, and partnership and commercialization support.
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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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