Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 49.09
Liaison Ali Dutton
Submission Date Aug. 22, 2017
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STARS v2.1

Florida International University
AC-9: Research and Scholarship

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 10.11 / 12.00 Alexandra Dutton
Program Manager
Office of University Sustainability
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Total number of the institution’s faculty and/or staff that are engaged in research (headcount):
264

Number of the institution’s faculty and/or staff that are engaged in sustainability research (headcount):
50

Percentage of the institution's faculty and staff researchers that are engaged in sustainability research :
18.94

Total number of academic departments (or the equivalent) that include at least one faculty or staff member that conducts research:
37

Number of academic departments (or the equivalent) that include at least one faculty or staff member that conducts sustainability research:
19

Percentage of research-producing departments that are engaged in sustainability research:
51.35

A copy of the institution’s inventory of its sustainability research that includes names and department affiliations of faculty and staff engaged in sustainability research:
The institution’s inventory of its sustainability research that includes names and department affiliations of faculty and staff engaged in sustainability research:

See attached document for full list, or find it on the web: http://gogreen.fiu.edu/education/research/index.html


A brief description of the methodology the institution followed to complete the research inventory (including the types of faculty and staff included as researchers):

Total number of faculty and staff engaged in research is from the Division of Research, the total number of P.I.s awarded in fiscal year 2016 (July 2015 to June 2016).
http://research.fiu.edu/facts-figures/pages/monthly-awards.html

Total number of academic departments (or the equivalent) that include at least one faculty or staff member that conducts research is not equal to the number of academic departments counted in credit IC-3 because not every academic department conducts research.

The Office of University Sustainability has created a Sustainability Research Identification form to allow for self-reporting throughout the year, which is available on the gogreen.fiu.edu website.


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