Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 49.48
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Submission Date Aug. 31, 2020

STARS v2.2

Mohammed VI Polytechnic University
AC-10: Support for Sustainability Research

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 4.00 / 4.00 Fadwa BALADI
Sustainable Developpement Manager
Sustainable Developpement
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Does the institution have an ongoing program to encourage students in multiple disciplines or academic programs to conduct sustainability research?:
Yes

A brief description of the student sustainability research program:

The social innovation Lab of the Mohammed VI Polytechnic University had launched a call for projects which will mobilize teams of multidisciplinary voluntary researchers including students and staff called upon to conduct, in a spirit of solidarity and social commitment, action research on the following social themes: - Social and solidary Economy - Health - Support for Africa - Virtual Work environment - Territorial watch and performance.


Does the institution have a program to encourage academic staff from multiple disciplines or academic programs to conduct sustainability research?:
Yes

A brief description of the faculty sustainability research program:

The social innovation Lab of the Mohammed VI Polytechnic University had launched a call for projects which will mobilize teams of multidisciplinary voluntary researchers including students and staff called upon to conduct, in a spirit of solidarity and social commitment, action research on the following social themes: - Social and solidary Economy - Health - Support for Africa - Virtual Work environment - Territorial watch and performance.


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 copy of the promotion or tenure guidelines or policies:
The promotion or tenure guidelines or policies:

Following the call for projects detailed in the previous question, the social innovation lab has proposed a procedure of positive recognition to the selected projects that will be evaluated by a committee composed of experts and members according to the following criteria :
- The relevance of the project.
- The scientific quality of the projects
- The Clarity of the implementation plan and feasibility of the project
- The economic, social and scientific impact of the projects
- The Previous scientific production
- Multidisciplinary team

The projects will be ranked according to the merit criteria and the Committee will select the projects to be funded and those that will not.


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:

The UM6P has a library called the learning center that supports the learning process of students and researchers in all levels and disciplines. The library has also launched many online plateforms especially during the quarantine to support the e-learning process. One of these plateforms is the DataBase EMERALD Publishing that distributes collections of scientific journals, ebooks and case studies related to sustainability research and learning such as : Business management and economic and social sciences eBook. In addition, the Learning center has launched the database SAGE Publishing that contains more than 820,000 articles related to social sciences, business management, education, health sciences and engineering and material sciences.


Website URL where information about the institution’s support for sustainability research is available:
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