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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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Solving the math anxiety problem: Erin Maloney recognized for her research

Professor Erin Maloney, renowned for her groundbreaking discoveries about math anxiety in children, was invited to join the Global Young Academy.
Black History Month
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Black History Month

Dismantling discriminatory social constructs to combat health inequities

Three researchers from the Faculty of Social Sciences share their thoughts on how we can build a healthier, more inclusive future for all.
Women's Health
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Women's Health

Pelvic floors and glass ceilings: Advancing knowledge in women’s health

Researcher Linda McLean combines her love of physiotherapy and engineering to fill important knowledge gaps about pelvic floor disorders in women.
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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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