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Preschooler boy explores nature with magnifying glass. Toddler looks at fern leaf with magnifying glass.
Learn and develop in contact with nature Discover Professor Caroline Bouchard's work on nature-based education in early childhood.
Many white-tailed deer on Anticosti Island.
Research to guarantee the conservation of large mammals. Steeve Côté is interested in the preservation of white-tailed deer, moose, migratory caribou and mountain goat populations.
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Develop planning tools to improve productivity Pre Monia Rekik's teams develop tools to optimize operation management.
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At the center of northern and Arctic issues Discover the extent of ULaval’s expertise – National leader in collaborative northern research

Research and Innovation

Université Laval’s accomplished and respected professors make the institution a world-renowned hub for research and innovation. Armed with a transdisciplinary approach, they are committed to making positive impacts in the communities where they work.

Faculty directory

Consult the directory to discover the research fields of ULaval professors and see the breadth of our faculty's expertise.

Research units

Explore the 300 research units, chairs, centers and institutes at the heart of ULaval's research community.

Services for researchers

Université Laval’s research community enjoys access to a wide range of services and support regarding funding, responsible conduct of research, ethics, intellectual property, and social innovation.

Research is sport

Because there are always real people behind brilliant ideas, discover how our researchers collaborate to push the limits of knowledge. An open environment and state-of-the-art research infrastructure provide our research community with everything it needs to tackle our current and future challenges.


2022–2027 Research and Innovation Development Plan

Entitled Joining forces to transform the world – Innovating to benefit society, the plan’s ambition is clear: conduct inclusive, connected, sustainable research to benefit communities and the planet.

Discover the Plan

Major structuring initiatives

Learn more about major transdisciplinary projects led by our faculty and their partners, to meet tomorrow's social, scientific and economic challenges.

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Office of the Vice Rector, Research and Innovation

The Office of the Vice Rector, Research and Innovation (VRRCI) draws on its team’s expertise to oversee the growth and promotion of research and innovation at UL.