Overall Rating Bronze - expired
Overall Score 37.22
Liaison Ryan Buchholdt
Submission Date Aug. 2, 2011
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University of Alaska Anchorage
ER-18: Sustainability Research Incentives

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 3.00 / 6.00 Paula Williams
Sustainability Director
Office of Sustainability
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Does the institution have a program to encourage student sustainability research that meets the criteria for this credit?:
Yes

A brief description of the institution’s program(s) to encourage student research in sustainability:

Fran Ulmer Transformative Research Award: These grants fund significant undergraduate research and creative projects in areas with the potential to transform the way we live, work, and see the world. Broad topics of particular interest include Sustainability, Complexity, Climate Change, and Social and Public Policy. Grants fund actual costs of a project up to $5000 plus a $1500 stipend. Proposals are accepted in both the fall and spring semesters.

Also:
Research Internship in Ecology and Physiological Ecology Award

The Research Internship in Ecology and Physiological Ecology Award is presented annually to an exemplary undergraduate student in the natural sciences interested in gaining research experience in the fields of ecology and/or physiology. The successful candidate will participate in a 10-week summer research program coordinated by UAA’s REU Program in Biological Sciences. After all applications are reviewed by a faculty panel, the selected student will be officially recognized university-wide and will be honored with a $4,000 stipend.


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Does the institution have a program to encourage faculty sustainability research that meets the criteria for this credit?:
No

A brief description of the institution’s program(s) to encourage faculty research in sustainability:
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