Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 50.53
Liaison Taryn Wilkinson
Submission Date Aug. 10, 2016
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Niagara College Canada
AC-10: Support for Research

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 3.00 / 4.00 Marc Nantel
Associate Vice President
Niagara Research and Innovation
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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:

Research Assistants, which are current students registered in a post-secondary program at Niagara College, can work full-time throughout the summer (35 hours/week) and part-time during the academic year (up to 15 hours/week). These are paid positions providing competitive hourly wages.


The website URL where information about the student research program is available:
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:

The experience of engaging in sustainable research adds to the faculty members' skill set and CV and can integrate project findings into course material. In addition, they receive financial support to attend field-specific conferences, workshops and other events that are excellent for gaining knowledge and provide networking opportunities contributing to the overall professional development of each respective faculty member.


The website URL where information about the faculty research program is available:
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:

Not applicable.


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:

Niagara Research and Innovation has an established working relationship with Library Services on campus and should any information be required by Niagara Research and Innovation, Library Services will assist however they can.


The website URL where information about the institution's library support for sustainability is available:
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