Research Statistics

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Research funding received by the Faculty of Science in 2016-2017

CFI (MSI + JELF)
$10,029,745
Internal funding
$3,367,232
Contracts - Government
$1,355,075
Contracts - Not-for-Profit
Organizations

$971,987

Contracts - International
$700,830
Contracts - Industry
$1,962,698
Other external operating
$3,705,026
Tri-council grants
$9,191,971
Total:
$31,284,564

Details of funding from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) and the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR)

NSERC - Discovery 2017
$4,775,000
NSERC - Discovery
AcceleratorSupplement
$360,000
NSERC- RTI
$441,602
NSERC - RTI OMSRE
$300,000
NSERC - Engage
$287,450
NSERC - I2I
$350,000
NSERC - SPG
$794,290
NSERC - CRD
$223,580
CIHR - Project 2017
$1,660,049
Total:
$9,191,971

CFI: Canada Foundation for Innovation
CIHR: Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR)
CRD: Collaborative Research and Development Grants
DAS: Discovery Accelerator Supplements
DG: Discovery Grants
I2I: Idea to Innovation Grants
JELF:  John R. Evans Leaders Fund
MSI: Major Science Initiatives Fund 
NSERC: Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada
NPO: Not-for-Profit Organizations
OMSRE: Operations and Maintenance Support to Research Equipment
RTI: Research Tools and Instruments
SPG-P: Strategic Partnership Grants for Projects

Our success story by the numbers

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158

faculty researchers

602

graduate students

209

undergraduate research scholarship recipients

123

postdoctoral fellows

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5

new researchers (April 2016 - April 2017)

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31

awards to our researchers

$31,284,564

in grants, of which $6,278,418 was awarded through a CFI – MSI grant to Dr. Ian Clark for the André E. Lalonde Accelerator Mass Spectrometry Facility for Environmental Radionuclides.

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481

peer reviewed papers published in 2016-17

18

 invention disclosures

11

patent applications filed

4

patents issued

127

research contracts signed

2

new research chairs

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  • Pascal Audet, University Research Chair in Solid Earth Geophysics
  • David Bryce, University Research Chair in Nuclear Magnetic Resonance

34

research chair holders

6

research chairs renewed

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  • Thomas Brabec, Canada Research Chair in Ultrafast Photonics
  • Xiaoyi Bao, Canada Research Chair in Fibre Optics and Photonics
  • David Sankoff, Canada Research Chair in Mathematical Genomics
  • Deryn Fogg, University Research Chair in Homogenous Catalysis
  • André Longtin, University Research Chair in Neurophysics
  • Vance Trudeau, University Research Chair in Evolutionary Developmental Biology
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15

University Research Chairs

9

Tier 2 Canada Research Chairs

9

Tier 1 Canada Research Chairs

1

Endowed research Chair

2

startups launched

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50

new research projects in partnership with government

21

new industry partnered research projects

79%

success rate in 2017 NSERC Discovery Grant Competition

Contact

University of Ottawa - Faculty of Science
Research Office
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Tel: (613) 562-5986 and (613) 562-5800 ext. 3927