|Submission Date||Jan. 31, 2011|
University of Florida
ER-15: Sustainability Research Identification
Office of Sustainability
Has the institution developed a definition of sustainability research?:
A copy of the institution's definition of sustainability research:
The sustainability committee has adopted the following definition of sustainability research:
Sustainability research focuses on a key principle of sustainability (such as social equity or environmental stewardship); addresses a sustainability challenge (such as climate change or poverty); or furthers our understanding of the interconnectedness of societal and environmental challenges. Sustainability research leads toward solutions that support economic prosperity, social well-being, and ecological health.
Has the institution identified its sustainability research activities and initiatives?:
A brief description of the methodology the institution followed to complete the inventory:
Completed keyword/title searches within the research database for a number of sustainability related words. Sustainability staff audited the results to be sure that research fit within the definition adopted by the sustainability committee.
Does the institution make its sustainability research inventory publicly available online?:
The website URL where the sustainability research inventory is posted (required if claiming Part 3 of the credit):