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Impact and discoveries

Our researchers are constantly redefining how to move discovery and innovation forward. They show that, at uOttawa, we don’t just dare to imagine a better world – we dare to make it a reality.

Major initiatives

Explore outstanding uOttawa research endeavours in artificial intelligence, public policy, STEM and technology development, and more.


Better healthcare starts here

Recent times underscore the crucial need for swift medical research and innovation. Researchers at the Advanced Medical Research Centre (AMRC) are committed to improving patient health outcomes by accelerating the journey from laboratory breakthroughs to commercialized solutions. We are dedicated to strengthening Canada’s health-care system through research, education, community well-being, and cross-sector partnerships.

Featured research and publications

As one of Canada's top research universities, uOttawa generates discoveries that both improve the quality of life for Canadians and boost our country’s ability to innovate and to compete globally.

Francophone research in action

One of our main priorities is the promotion of Francophone research, which is central to our history and identity. The Collège des chaires sur le monde francophone (CCRMF) is a hub for research on the French-speaking world.

Visit the CCRMF webpage to learn more about this hub, the wide ranging research chairs it support and its latest news, event and activities. 

Members of the CCRMF

2024 ACFAS Conference

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uOttawa's largest French-language KMb event ever

In May 2024, the University of Ottawa proudly hosted the 91st ACFAS Conference. Under the theme of knowledge mobilization in French, over 6,000 participants from some thirty countries gathered in person and online to experience the vibrant world of French-language research.

ACFAS Conference participants sitting at Univeristy Place.

Relive some of the conference's best moments

Watch this highlights video to get a glimpse at the vibrant energy and enthusiam that took over our campus during the 91st annual ACFAS Conference. 

Inspiring stories

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UOP is North America’s oldest fully bilingual university press.
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