- By creating equitable conditions for members of the research community with different backgrounds and conditions
- By fostering the diversity of visions and critical thinking
- By creating inclusive teams and projects that promote and value the different voices and ideas of researchers, participant communities, knowledge users, and other research stakeholders
Fostering and celebrating excellence, equity, diversity and inclusiveness within our research community and in our research approaches is one of the main directions and objectives of the University of Ottawa Strategic Areas of Research.
How we promote excellence in research
The underrepresented groups in research
uOttawa’s commitment to EDI
The University of Ottawa is committed to ensuring equity, diversity and inclusion in the scholarly and leadership environments of our students, staff, and faculty. Accordingly, the President created the position of Special Advisor to the President on Diversity and Inclusion, reporting directly to the President and working collaboratively with all uOttawa units and members.