Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 57.64
Liaison Nico Strabac
Submission Date Jan. 25, 2016
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Mohawk College
AC-10: Support for Research

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 3.00 / 4.00 Kayla LaChance
Sustainability Programs and Services Coordinator
Sustainability Office
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Does the institution have a program to encourage student sustainability research that meets the criteria for this credit?:
Yes

A brief description of the institution’s program(s) to encourage student research in sustainability:

iDeaWORKS offers local businesses and not-for-profit organizations the opportunity to work with teams of Mohawk faculty and students to find innovative solutions to real-world challenges.

Mohawk College Computer Science Technology graduate Sergio Di Giovanni who worked with Mohawk iDeaWORKS to create QCard, an iPhone app for people struggling with short-term memory loss.


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Does the institution have a program to encourage faculty sustainability research that meets the criteria for this credit?:
Yes

A brief description of the institution’s program(s) to encourage faculty research in sustainability:

iDeaWORKS offers local businesses and not-for-profit organizations the opportunity to work with teams of Mohawk faculty and students to find innovative solutions to real-world challenges.

Dr. Nafia Al-Mutawaly, is the 2014 recipient of the Mohawk President’s Award. Dr. Al-Mutawaly is a Mohawk Energy Research Centre professor and principal investigator and chair of energy engineering technologies at McMaster University. Dr. Mutawaly is working on applied research projects focused energy distribution.


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Has the institution formally adopted policies and procedures that give positive recognition to interdisciplinary, transdisciplinary, and multidisciplinary research during faculty promotion and/or tenure decisions?:
No

A brief description or the text of the institution’s policy regarding interdisciplinary research:
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The website URL where information about the treatment of interdisciplinary research is available:
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Does the institution provide ongoing library support for sustainability research and learning that meets the criteria for this credit?:
Yes

A brief description of the institution's library support for sustainability research and learning:

Mohawk library provides access to guides, useful resources, and research assistance. Through their website, you may also access the EBSCOhost research database.

EBSCOhost is a powerful online reference system accessible via the Internet. It offers a variety of proprietary full text databases and popular databases from leading information providers.


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