Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 48.57
Liaison James Gordon
Submission Date Dec. 19, 2011
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STARS v1.1

Thompson Rivers University
ER-15: Sustainability Research Identification

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 3.00 / 3.00 Andrew Pillar
Research Analyst
IPA
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Has the institution developed a definition of sustainability research?:
Yes

A copy of the institution's definition of sustainability research:

"Sustainability research examines the ecological, economic, social, health and cultural forces affecting local and global sustainability. Research considered sustainable contributes to building solutions for societies by meeting the needs of the present without compromising those of the future. The knowledge creation, technical expertise, and awareness that results from this research aims to shed light on sustainability issues. Diverse methodologies can be used to achieve these outcomes, including multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary."


Has the institution identified its sustainability research activities and initiatives?:
Yes

A brief description of the methodology the institution followed to complete the inventory:

The definition that was created and approved by the Environmental Advisory Committee, was sent out to a list of faculty conducting research. The researchers were asked to identify whether their research fits within the definitions set out.


Does the institution make its sustainability research inventory publicly available online?:
Yes

The website URL where the sustainability research inventory is posted (required if claiming Part 3 of the credit):

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