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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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University of Ottawa rises in national research rankings

The University of Ottawa has climbed to eighth place overall on Canada’s Top 50 Research Universities list for 2021.
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uOttawa and TELUS partner to fuel connectivity, innovation, and economic growth

TELUS 5G technology will propel innovation, cutting-edge research and development in smart medicine, health, cyber security, and more.
Research chairs
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Research chairs

New Canada Research Chairs support innovative uOttawa research

The University of Ottawa has earned three new CRCs that will consolidate its expertise in climate change and brain and cardiovascular health.
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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
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