Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 67.46
Liaison Brandon Raco
Submission Date Sept. 2, 2020

STARS v2.2

University of Guelph
AC-9: Research and Scholarship

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 12.00 / 12.00
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Total number of employees that conduct research:
808

Number of employees engaged in sustainability research:
250

Percentage of employees that conduct research that are engaged in sustainability research:
30.94

Total number of academic departments that include at least one employee who conducts research:
32

Number of academic departments that include at least one employee who conducts sustainability research:
29

Percentage of departments that conduct research that are engaged in sustainability research:
90.63

A copy of the inventory of the institution’s sustainability research (upload):
Inventory of the institution’s sustainability research:
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A brief description of the methodology the institution followed to complete the research inventory:

A list of current faculty members was reviewed to identify faculty that were part of the Guelph Institute for Environmental Research (GIER), were identified by the Gordon S. Lang School of Business and Economics sustainability web page or were identified on experts.uoguelph.ca doing sustainability research.

A keyword search using the experts.uoguelph.ca website included sustainability, climate, water, conservation, biodiversity, land use, air quality, energy, environment, waste, food system, pollution, rural communities, global warming, stewardship, recycling, deforestation, earth, greenhouse gases, natural resources, solar, wildlife, Indigenous rights, food security, water borne disease, food waste, water quality, human health.


Website URL where information about the institution’s sustainability research is available:
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Additional documentation to support the submission:
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