Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 66.33
Liaison Sarah Tulga
Submission Date March 6, 2020

STARS v2.2

Northwestern University
AC-9: Research and Scholarship

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 3.57 / 12.00 Sarah Tulga
Sustainability Program Coordinator
Facilities
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Total number of employees that conduct research:
2,631

Number of employees engaged in sustainability research:
125

Percentage of employees that conduct research that are engaged in sustainability research:
4.75

Total number of academic departments that include at least one employee who conducts research:
144

Number of academic departments that include at least one employee who conducts sustainability research:
30

Percentage of departments that conduct research that are engaged in sustainability research:
20.83

A copy of the inventory of the institution’s sustainability research (upload):
Inventory of the institution’s sustainability research:
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A brief description of the methodology the institution followed to complete the research inventory:

Faculty were selected based on a one or a combination of of criteria:

Keyword search for “energy,” “sustainability,” or closely-related phrases on faculty pages

Member-affiliation and/or administrative appointments with relevant research centers, sponsored research proposals, or initiatives at the Office for Research- and/or school-level

Academic faculty teaching in a topic-relevant area

Past internal/external non-sponsored research project funding on energy- or sustainability-related projects


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