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Research and innovation

The University of Ottawa ranks among Canada’s top 10 research universities. Our research is founded on excellence, relevance and impact and is conducted in a spirit of equity, diversity and inclusion.

Canada Research Chairs


Canada 150 Research Chair


Research revenue

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At uOttawa, we are committed to fostering equity, diversity and inclusion (EDI).

Learn how we promote excellence in research.
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Holiday Greeting Card Contest

Enter our contest for a chance to win $2,000 and have your work of art on the cover of the 2022 cards!
Tricia McGuire-Adams

Creation of a unique lab to research Indigenous knowledge and well-being

Tricia McGuire-Adams has received funding to create a lab that will conduct research on the knowledge and well-being of Indigenous peoples.
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uO and partners embrace leadership role in understanding heart-brain connection

A team of multidisciplinary researchers are recipients of a highly competitive $2.9M Heart-Brain Connection IMPACT Award.
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Valuable research platforms

Our research centres and institutes are platforms for collaboration and exchange of ideas among researchers. Our core facilities provide services analysis, instrument and technology access, and expertise researchers require.
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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]

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