The Mathematics Educational Research Unit brings together a group of internationally active researchers in mathematics education to work on a range of current issues, including:

- problems and problem solving in mathematics
- mathematical modeling
- integration of mathematics and science
- mathematical literacies
- mathematics teacher knowledge and practice
- learning and teaching mathematics in multilingual settings (e.g. ESL, immersion etc.)
- mathematics classroom discourse and interaction
- assessment in mathematics
- design research in mathematics education

MERU is part of the Faculty of Education, University of Ottawa