About the Institute
The Bruyère Research
Institute (BRI) focuses on research to improve the care of aging Canadians and
vulnerable populations. BRI research contributes to relevant and practical
knowledge to build a more responsive health care system that delivers the best
care to patients and families so they can recover better, return to work earlier,
and have more productive, higher quality lives.
The Institute draws upon its unique situation as part of Bruyère, a multi-service continuing care academic health organization, to work closely with community and long-term care partners to bring faculty into service delivery, students into service learning, and service providers into research and education.The Institute is fully affiliated with the university of Ottawa, and has other academic partners including Carleton University, Algonquin College, and La Cité Collégiale.
History & Statistics
The Bruyère Research Institute, a partnership of Bruyère and the University of Ottawa, was established in 2002 to support researchers who contribute to the relevant and practical knowledge needed to improve continuing care; specifically, to foster quality of life for the elderly, through programs of research related to:
- Primary Care
- Care of the Elderly
- Palliative Care
The Bruyère Research Institute draws upon its unique situation, in both a university (University of Ottawa) and a multi-service continuing care academic health centre (Bruyère and the Bruyère Foundation), to work closely with community and long-term care partners to bring faculty into service delivery, students into service learning, and service providers into research and education.
Since 2006, our leading scientists at the Institute have raised more than $36 million through more than 400 projects to conduct local, national and international research studies aimed at improving health care.
Recognition of the research conducted in the Bruyère Research Institute is evidenced by more than 800 publications and 1600 academic presentations.
Table showing institute research grants, publications & academic presentations