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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.
Internal research chairs
First row, from left to right: Jude Mary Cénat, Paul Corkum, Elizabeth Dubois, Mamadou Fall, Stephen Ferguson, Trevor Hall; second row, from left to right: Eva Hemmer, Peter Jaskiewicz, Chidi Oguamanam, Derek Pratt, Katey Rayner and Vincent Tabard-Cossa
Internal research chairs

uOttawa Investing $1.6 Million to Support and Diversify Research Chairs

The University of Ottawa is taking new steps to support its researchers’ exceptional work.
ARC building

uOttawa takes quantum research to the next level

Under the name NexQT (Nexus for Quantum Technologies), the institute will support innovation and commercialization initiatives.
Early Researcher Awards
Adina Lucian-Mayer, Erin Maloney and Jean-Michel Ménard
Early Researcher Awards

Early Researcher Awards given to three rising stars

Three University of Ottawa researchers will receive funding to form their research teams thanks to the Ontario government’s Early Researcher Awards.
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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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Connect with us

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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