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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).

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Research chairs
First row, from left to right: Jackie Dawson, Arezu Jahani-Asl, Deborah Siegal. Second row, from left to right: Albert Stolow and Simon Chen
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.
COVID-19 Omicron: mutating virus variant and cell mutation variants

uOttawa-led CoVaRR-Net to bolster research on Omicron variant

The Coronavirus Variants Rapid Response Network (CoVaRR-Net), led by Marc-André Langlois, has received a $9-million grant extension.
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2021 Holiday Greeting Card Contest winner chosen

Congratulations to Saige Krofchick, whose painting Together has won the Vice-President, Research and Innovation Holiday Greeting Card Contest!
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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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