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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.

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Canada 150 Research Chair


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

Find out more about EDI in research.
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Ericsson establishes Quantum Research hub at uOttawa

Ericsson Canada announces its first two collaborations with the University of Ottawa and the Université de Sherbrooke.
Mois de la Francophonie
Stéphanie Gaudet, Janaína Nazzari Gomes, François Larocque, André Lecous, Mwali Muray and Lucie Hotte
Mois de la Francophonie

For me, "For me, the Francophonie is …

Six University of Ottawa researchers explain what the Francophonie means to them and why it’s important to conduct research in French.
Awards and recognition
Researcher Adam Shuhendler in his lab working with a student
Awards and recognition

Adam Shuhendler awarded the Dorothy Killam Fellowship to help fight cancer

Professor Shuhendler will develop chemical imaging agents to help us see how enzymes interact in our bodies to form and spread cancers.
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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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