Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 55.56
Liaison Kristeena Blaser
Submission Date Aug. 25, 2021

STARS v2.2

Oklahoma State University
AC-10: Support for Sustainability Research

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.00 / 4.00 Kristeena Blaser
Sustainability Coordinator
Energy Services
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Does the institution have an ongoing program to encourage students in multiple disciplines or academic programs to conduct sustainability research?:
No

A brief description of the student sustainability research program:
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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:

OSU’s National Energy Solutions Institute supports and encourages research projects that may provide solutions to issues of current or future interest to the energy industry. Topics of interest for research and development include renewable energy sources, energy efficiency, conservation and sustainability. Funding of up to $50,000 per project is available each year. Current faculty research supported by NESI includes a Low-Cost Mobile Power Generation Unit from Carbonaceous Feedstocks.


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?:
No

A copy of the promotion or tenure guidelines or policies:
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The promotion or tenure guidelines or policies:
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Does the institution have ongoing library support for sustainability research and learning?:
No

A brief description of the institution’s library support for sustainability research:
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Website URL where information about the institution’s support for sustainability research is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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June 15, 2014 Award story "NESI-SES ASSOCIATION AWARDS ENERGY RESEARCH GRANTS TO OSU FACULTY": http://nesi.okstate.edu/nesi-ses-association-awards-energy-research-grants-to-osu-faculty-2/

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