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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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New website dedicated to research security

Researchers, learn everything you need to know to protect your research against potential security risks.
Visit the new Research Security webpages
Open AIR team

Africa's Innovation Revolution: Inclusive innovation leaders earn Impact Award

The Open African Innovation Research Network (Open Air) has been named the winner of the 2023 SSHRC Impact Award in the Partnership Award category.
Professor Zenghu Chang

Meet uOttawa’s new Canada Excellence Research Chair

Professor Chang's pioneering work promises to unveil the mysteries of ultrafast electron motion within atoms and molecules.
Children's rights
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Children's rights

uOttawa research laboratory dedicated to recognition of children’s rights

The Interdisciplinary Research Laboratory on the Rights of the Child support that every child matters and that children’s rights must be protected.
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At uOttawa, we are committed to fostering equity, diversity and inclusion (EDI).

Find out more about EDI in research.

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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