About the Office of the Vice-President, Research (OVPR)
The Office of the Vice-President, Research sets the strategic direction and oversees the administration of the many facets of the University of Ottawa’s research enterprise, including funding, equipment and facilities, international collaborations, partnerships and business development. Above all, its mission is to support researchers, in the spirit of equity, diversity and inclusion, as they apply their expertise, talent and imagination to build a better world.
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, Francophonie, public policy and social justice. With more than 20 research centres and institutes 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.