About the Office of the Vice-President, Research and Innovation (OVPRI)
The OVPRI sets the strategic direction and oversees the administration of the University of Ottawa’s research enterprise, including funding, equipment and facilities, international collaborations, partnerships and business development.
Vice-President, Research and Innovation
“The University of Ottawa is among Canada’s top universities in terms of research intensity. Our researchers are world leaders in photonics, vascular and cardiovascular health, brain and mental health, the Francophonie, public policy and social justice. With more than 20 research centres and institutes and more than 25 core facilities cutting across faculties and disciplines, the University and its affiliated hospital research institutes promote dynamic research collaboration and leverage Ottawa’s government laboratories, industry and policymakers. Our research is founded on excellence, relevance and impact and is conducted in the spirit of equity, diversity and inclusion.”