Overall Rating Bronze
Overall Score 34.89
Liaison Claire Jackson
Submission Date March 4, 2022

STARS v2.2

University of Alabama in Huntsville
AC-9: Research and Scholarship

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 7.31 / 12.00 Claire Jackson
Director, Utilities & Sustainability
F&O
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Total number of employees that conduct research:
280

Number of employees engaged in sustainability research:
33

Percentage of employees that conduct research that are engaged in sustainability research:
11.79

Total number of academic departments that include at least one employee who conducts research:
40

Number of academic departments that include at least one employee who conducts sustainability research:
13

Percentage of departments that conduct research that are engaged in sustainability research:
32.50

A copy of the inventory of the institution’s sustainability research (upload):
Inventory of the institution’s sustainability research:
see attached Descriptions of the research interests of UAH faculty were taken from the UAH website. In some cases, the researchers had their personal websites. The descriptions were pasted on an excel sheet along with their names and affiliations. Each description was carefully read to check whether the topics are related to sustainability research. The 33 employees listed in the inventory only include the staff that are in charge and are advisors of the research. The 280 employees reported included both faculty and staff.

A brief description of the methodology the institution followed to complete the research inventory:
Descriptions of the research interests of UAH faculty were taken from the UAH website. In some cases, the researchers had their personal websites. The descriptions were pasted on an excel sheet along with their names and affiliations. Each description was carefully read to check whether the topics are related to sustainability research. The 33 employees listed in the inventory only include the staff that are in charge and are advisors of the research. The 280 employees reported included both faculty and staff.

Website URL where information about the institution’s sustainability research is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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Data source(s) and notes about the submission:
https://www.uah.edu/news/news/number-of-nsf-career-awards-won-over-three-years-puts-uah-in-elite-group-nationally https://www.uah.edu/academic-affairs/nsf Data was collected from the HERD Survey from the Office of the Vice President for Research and Economic Development. https://www.uah.edu/news/news/number-of-nsf-career-awards-won-over-three-years-puts-uah-in-elite-group-nationally https://www.uah.edu/news/news/uah-programs-in-top-25-nationally-for-federal-funding-as-university-ranks-in-research-elite

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