Nestled in the heart of Canada’s Capital, we can tap directly into several government and private research centres, including the National Research Council (NRC) and several Government of Canada research laboratories. The Faculty of Science boasts partnerships with researchers at Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Health Canada, Environment Canada, the Geological Survey of Canada, Statistics Canada, the Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, the Canadian Museum of Nature and the National Research Council Canada, to name a few.
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A setting where science thrives
Dedicated professors, renowned researchers
The Faculty of Science has more than 160 full-time professors who teach and lead cutting-edge research. On the strength of our national and international reputation, $37 million per year are awarded to our researchers in grants and research contracts. This funding represents an accolade for the Faculty’s leadership in science and as an investment in our collective future. Our professors devotedly share their knowledge for research with their students, even beyond the classroom. The faculty’s professors consistently distinguish themselves in their teaching and their research, recognized to national and international heights.
The Faculty of Science has become a true center of excellence in research through its world-class professors as well as its programs and infrastructure in Biology, Chemistry and Biomolecular Sciences, Earth and Environmental Sciences, Mathematics and Statistics, and Physics.
The research accomplished by its 160 internationally recognized professors, its approximately 500 graduate students and its dozens of postdoctoral researchers and visiting scientists has positioned the Faculty of Science as one of the most research intensive science faculties in Canada. Faculty of Science researchers are undertaking more than 400 research projects and contracts, totaling over 37 million dollars annually. Our professors have received many international and national including three NSERC Gerhard Herzberg Gold Medal winners and numerous Fellows of the Royal Society of Canada. We are home to a Canada Excellence Research Chair, 20 Canada Research Chairs and 15 University of Ottawa Research Chairs.
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Faculty of Science Strategic Priority Fund
The Faculty of Science brings together some of the best minds in the world and provides them with the specialized technology they need to make life-changing discoveries. Curious, inventive and never satisfied with the status quo, our faculty members probe the mysteries of science and turn their discoveries into advances in fields such as medicine, telecommunications and green chemistry. Outside the lab, many of our professors undertake field research across Canada and around the world.
Your support will enable our faculty, students and staff to defy the conventional, and find game changing solutions to the challenges Canada will face in the next decade.
Join us in strengthening our teaching, our research and our service.
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