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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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Better healthcare starts here

Recent times underscore the crucial need for swift medical research and innovation. Researchers at the Advanced Medical Research Centre are committed to improving patient health outcomes by accelerating the journey from laboratory breakthroughs to commercialized solutions.
Find out more about the AMRC
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Government of Canada announces new CRCs and Discovery Grants

The funds awarded to uOttawa will support 3 new or renewed Canada Research Chairs and 96 Discovery grant recipients.
Awards & Recognition
Professor Catherine Mavriplis
Awards & Recognition

uOttawa researcher Catherine Mavriplis wins EDI award

Through game-changing initiatives, Dr. Mavriplis has successfully addressed women’s underrepresentation and lack of advancement in STEM.
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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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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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