Tabaret Hall

Research centres and institutes

The University of Ottawa is committed to research excellence and innovation. Its research centres and institutes provide valuable platforms for collaboration and the exchange of ideas among researchers, both within and across traditional disciplinary boundaries.
Martine Lagacé

“Building on partnerships and the expertise of our researchers, our research centres and institutes are the foundation of our strategy to advance knowledge and innovation while informing policy.”

Martine Lagacé

— Associate Vice-President, Research Promotion and Development

RCFC - Future of Cities
Poster of Panel on Greener Futures
RCFC - Future of Cities
Feb 28

Opening Greener Futures: Contemporary Challenges of Urban Sustainability

Sociology and Anthropology Week's event on the environmental, social and cultural challenges of urbanization.
DLRI - Data Literacy
Silhouette of woman standing behind a colored data glass wall
DLRI - Data Literacy

New research institute positioned to become a global leader in data literacy

Launching the Data Literacy Research Institute: an interdisciplinary research and training hub to strengthen and promote data literacy skills.
CRCCF - Anniversary Exhibition
Poster of the 65th anniversary of the CRCCF
CRCCF - Anniversary Exhibition

CRCCF celebrates its 65th anniversary !

The Francophone Research Centre marks its 65 years with an exhibition and a retrospective roundtable panel discussion.
Centre for Law, Tech & Society
Poster of  CLTS event on the political uses of AI in Canada
Centre for Law, Tech & Society
Jan 31

Report Launch : The Political Uses of AI in Canada

Conversation with Professor Elizabeth Dubois, to discuss her new report, co-authored by Michelle Bartleman, on the political uses of AI in Canada. …
LIFE Research Institute
A brain with electric circuits
LIFE Research Institute

New documentary on dementia

A compelling, award-winning, short narrative documentary featuring people living with dementia and their caregivers sharing their experiences.
Dr. Roger Zemek

Dr. Roger Zemek’s team receives $5.4M for TRANSCENDENT research program

Dr. Roger Zemek's team receives $5.4 million from the Ontario Brain Institute for groundbreaking concussion research.
People working on their computer

Boost your research with a University of Ottawa Knowledge Mobilization Grant

As an OVPRI-funded research centre or institute, seize the opportunity to increase the societal impact of your research through our Knowledge Mobilization Grant. Submit your application by March 4, 2024.
Apply for a Knowledge Mobilization Grant

International collaboration research centres

Affiliated hospital research institutes

A doctor putting sanitary gloves

Affiliated think-tanks

The University of Ottawa hosts think-tanks that have ties with government, business and community groups, including:

A clear light bulb on a grey rock

Networks of Centres of Excellence

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]

Karine Fossou

Research Communications Specialist

[email protected]

Twitter of Martine Lagacé
Vice-President, Research Promotion and Development: