The University of Ottawa is committed to a transdisciplinary research approach that integrates knowledge while addressing society’s most pressing needs. This approach allows us to capitalize on the synergies in our extensive network of researchers, to generate AI knowledge and applications, as well as a better understanding of the societal, educational, ethical and legal implications of AI.
The University of Ottawa will achieve its mission by:
- Leading efforts to understand and frame the ethical, legal and societal implications of AI technologies and their use.
- Applying a transdisciplinary approach to advance AI methods and tools, with a focus on responsible application, collaboration with community, government and industry partners.
- Harnessing the unique opportunities in the heart of the nation’s capital to recruit and develop top AI talent in a bilingual environment.
AI at uOttawa
Over 135 researchers from the social sciences and humanities, health and biomedical sciences and natural sciences and engineering are currently conducting AI-related research. The following Canada Research Chairs are pursuing AI research as part of their programs.