Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 57.78
Liaison Rose Armour
Submission Date May 6, 2021
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.1

American University of Sharjah
AC-10: Support for Research

Status Score Responsible Party
3.00 / 4.00 Rose Armour
Head of Sustainability
AUS Sustainability
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Does the institution have an ongoing program to encourage students in multiple disciplines or academic programs to conduct research in sustainability? :
Yes

A brief description of the student research program, including the incentives provided and any positive outcomes during the previous three years:

AUS provides a limited number of small grants to support student led sustainability projects that pilot innovative ways to improve campus operations, anything from food services to transportation. (https://www.aus.edu/sustainability/resource-library/sustainability-project-funding)


Does the institution have a program to encourage faculty from multiple disciplines or academic programs to conduct research in sustainability topics?:
No

A brief description of the faculty research program, including the incentives provided and any positive outcomes during the previous three years:
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Has the institution published written policies and procedures that give positive recognition to interdisciplinary, transdisciplinary, and multidisciplinary research during faculty promotion and/or tenure decisions?:
Yes

A brief description of the institution’s support for interdisciplinary, transdisciplinary, and multidisciplinary research, including any positive outcomes during the previous three years:

D-space registry makes publicly available the sustainability research of faculty and students. Research can be found at: https://dspace.aus.edu:8443/xmlui/handle/11073/7997


Does the institution have ongoing library support for sustainability research and learning?:
Yes

A brief description of the institution’s library support for sustainability research, including any positive outcomes during the previous three years:

The Library manages our d-space platform which can be found here: https://dspace.aus.edu:8443/xmlui/handle/11073/7997


The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
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Additional documentation to support the submission:
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