Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 50.43
Liaison YOLANDA MENDOZA CAVAZOS
Submission Date Nov. 27, 2017
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STARS v2.1

Universidad Autonoma de Tamaulipas
AC-10: Support for Research

Status Score Responsible Party
4.00 / 4.00 Miriam Sanchez Garza
MDE
Sustainability dept
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Does the institution have an ongoing program to encourage students in multiple disciplines or academic programs to conduct research in sustainability? :
Yes

A brief description of the student research program, including the incentives provided and any positive outcomes during the previous three years:

The curricula of our University contains one program called Natural Environment and Sustainable Development, where all the students are invited to collaborate in sustainability projects including research in this subject. The best projects are proposed to be applied on a larger scale for example on an Academic Department or on Campus.
The students can also collaborate with the University Researchers with a sustainability Project, and if this Project is on a Quality Research Program and won, they would receive financial support for their work and to develop their dissertation as well


Does the institution have a program to encourage faculty from multiple disciplines or academic programs to conduct research in sustainability topics?:
Yes

A brief description of the faculty research program, including the incentives provided and any positive outcomes during the previous three years:

In an internal research request of the Department of Research and Graduate studies in UAT University, in order to support sustainable research, the projects or thesis should contain general data such as:
• Name of the axis
• Name of priority sector
• Name Challenge

Moreover, there is a section called "Sustainable Tamaulipas" which covers areas of environment, sustainable development and energy research proposals. They should include axes related to the subject and the sectors helped or served and that match the research challenges.

In the expected results of the research should be considered the environmental impact, qualitative and quantitative impact areas and related environmental protection products.


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?:
Yes

A brief description of the institution’s support for interdisciplinary, transdisciplinary, and multidisciplinary research, including any positive outcomes during the previous three years:

The university offers the student community quality information through the Network of Libraries of Schools, Faculties and Academic Units.
It has a database contracted from 2014 in diverse academic subjects:

• Art Source
• Dentristy and oral sciences
• Day Nursing
• Medline Complete
• VLex

On the other hand it also offers:
• Training schedule
• Evaluation of services
• OPAC-UAT electronic catalog, library network
• Access to contracted digital databases
• Institutional repository UA
• Scientific databases CONRICYT (National Consortium of Scientific and Technological Information Resources)


Does the institution have ongoing library support for sustainability research and learning?:
Yes

A brief description of the institution’s library support for sustainability research, including any positive outcomes during the previous three years:

In the scientific database of the CONICYT (National Consortium of Scientific and Technological Information Resources), students can investigate freely access to any subject. In these can find topics related to the thematic axes of university sustainability:
• Environment and nature
• Society
• Social welfare
• Sustainable Economy

An example are all the theses of the students of bachelor, master's or phD focused on the sustainability


The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
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Additional documentation to support the submission:
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