Research - Annual report 2018-19

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An overview of research the Faculty of Social Sciences

The Faculty of Social Sciences is the largest faculty at the University of Ottawa. Our researchers engage in basic, theoretical, empirical, applied and dedicated research. FSS is one of the few faculties to receive funding from all Tri-Council agencies.

Some statistics:

  • 9 academic units
  • 254 regular professors
  • 19 post-doctorate students
  • 1,237 graduate students, 41% pursuing a doctorate
  • $11,147,923 in total research funding
  • $43,890 in research intensity
  • 19% increase in research intensity since 2013
  • 61% of research funded externally
  • 42% of research funded by Tri-Council agencies
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