Centre for Research Opportunities

Delve into the unknown... get into research!

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About us

Our Centre provides research experiential learning opportunities in academic, government, industry, and non-profit organizations in Canada and abroad.

The Centre's mission is to facilitate and increase research opportunities for registered students and visiting researchers. We collaborate with our University community, as well as national and international partners, to support and promote innovation.

The Centre's vision is to build a culture of research within all faculties and to embed relevant opportunities at the core of the student experience. As part of a leading global research institution, we foster the development of expertise and talent in innovation.

Local opportunities

Are you a University of Ottawa student interested in doing research as part of your university career? The Centre for Research Opportunities can help you do this!

International Opportunities

Would you like to go abroad to work on a research project? The Centre for Research Opportunities facilities multiple programs that offer such opportunities to undergraduate and graduate students.

Opportunities for External Students

Are you a student at another Canadian institution or an international student interested in doing research with a University of Ottawa faculty member? The Centre for Research Opportunities offers a variety of opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students at other institutions.
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Contact us

Centre for Research Opportunities

Tabaret Hall - Room N111
9 a.m.-12 p.m. - 1 p.m.-4 p.m.
550 Cumberland St
Ottawa, ON, K1N 6N5

Arturo Segura
Director
613-562-5726 | [email protected]

Our programs

Visiting Student Researcher (VSR) Program
613-562-5800 ext. 6446 | v[email protected]

Local and International Research Opportunities (Ingenium, Mitacs)
613-562-5800 ext. 7846 | [email protected]

Undergraduate Student Research Awards Program - NSERC
613-562-5800 ext. 7846 | [email protected]

Undergraduate Research Opportunity Program (UROP)
613-562-5800 ext. 1545 | [email protected]