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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 Excellence Research Chair


Research revenue

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The 91st Acfas conference at the University of Ottawa

The conference will be held on our downtown campus from May 13 to 17, 2024. The proposed symposia will be held in French and cover a wide range of research topics.
Register now to attend this event (page available in French only)
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Supreme Court Justice named honorary president of 91st ACFAS conference

The Honourable Michelle O’Bonsawin will be serving as honorary president of the event, whose theme is knowledge mobilization in French.
Partnerships & Collaborations
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Partnerships & Collaborations

uOttawa and Montfort Hospital unite to improve access to health care in French

The joint working group will be made up of members from different uOttawa faculties as well as the Institut du Savoir Montfort.
Health Research
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Health Research

uOttawa’s unprecedented investment in medical research and training

The University of Ottawa is investing close to $500 million in various health infrastructure to help revitalize health care across the country.
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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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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.
Learn more about the services we offer
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Connect with us

Office of the Vice-President, Research and Innovation

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

Tel.: 613-562-5270
[email protected]

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