Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 68.46
Liaison Fortino Morales
Submission Date April 21, 2016
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University of California, Riverside
AC-10: Support for Research

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 4.00 / 4.00 John Cook
Director of Sustainability
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:

The department of Environmental Engineering supports sustainability focused Senior Design projects every year. Many of the projects have won national and international awards.


The website URL where information about the student research program is available:
Does the institution have a program to encourage faculty sustainability research that meets the criteria for this credit?:
Yes

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

UCR instituted a Faculty Climate Champion Award that provides support for sustainability focused research and campus engagement by faculty


The website URL where information about the faculty research program is available:
Has the institution formally adopted policies and procedures that give positive recognition to interdisciplinary, transdisciplinary, and multidisciplinary research during faculty promotion and/or tenure decisions?:
Yes

A brief description or the text of the institution’s policy regarding interdisciplinary research:

UCR recognizes the value of inter-,trans-and multidisciplinary work in its tenure and promote procedures. Many UCR faculty, and even whole departments, concentrate on work that crosses traditional disciplinary lines. This work is evaluated according to standards of excellence and impact as is work that remains within traditional disciplines.


The website URL where information about the treatment of interdisciplinary research is available:
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Does the institution provide ongoing library support for sustainability research and learning that meets the criteria for this credit?:
Yes

A brief description of the institution's library support for sustainability research and learning:

Displays dedicated to sustainability, works closely with Office of Sustainability in order to increase its holding on sustainability literature and materials, Water Resources Collections and Archives, California Energy Network (http://library.ucr.edu/?view=cen/)


The website URL where information about the institution's library support for sustainability is available:

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