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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 Annual ACFAS Conference at uOttawa

This conference took place on our downtown campus from May 13 to 17, 2024. It was a full week of events, symposiums and discussions on research and knowledge mobilization in French.
Learn more about what the conference had to offer
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uOttawa achieves best ever placement in World Universities Rankings

Growing global recognition of our research strength has powered the institution to its best-ever result in the QS World University Rankings 2025.
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Professor Lucie Hotte receives an award of excellence

This award highlights Professor Hotte's leadership in promoting and studying Francophone culture in minority language settings in Canada.
Research chairs
Professor Patrick Fafard, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Ottawa, and Professor Pascal Griset, Sorbonne University in Paris.
Research chairs

uOttawa-France science diplomacy research chair to tackle health and security

University of Ottawa's Patrick Fafard and Sorbonne University's Pascal Griset will explore how science collaboration can transcend national borders.
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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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