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National Wildlife Research Centre


The National Wildlife Research Centre occupies new facilities on the Carleton University campus in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. This location opens the door to new partnerships, giving government and university scientists new opportunities to collaborate on science that is critical to wildlife conservation.

The modern research centre has approximately 5700 m² of floor space and includes:

  • Laboratories
    15 well-equipped laboratories to support the monitoring and research activities of the Wildlife Toxicology Division and to accommodate students and researchers.
  • Greenhouse
    A 100 m² greenhouse and plant growth chambers for studies requiring controlled environmental conditions.
  • Specimen bank
    Wildlife specimen storage facilities with three walk-in freezer rooms (-40°C), four ultra-low temperature (-80°C) chest freezers, and four liquid nitrogen storage tanks (about -150°C in the vapour phase).
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