Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 48.03
Liaison David Tedder
Submission Date Feb. 3, 2012
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STARS v1.0

University of Kentucky
ER-15: Sustainability Research Identification

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 3.00 Shane Tedder Tedder
Sustainability Coordinator
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Has the institution developed a definition of sustainability research?:

A copy of the institution's definition of sustainability research:

The University has a series of Working Groups, each of which selects and highlights areas of sustainability research. Though there is no definitive definition, there are faculty who are identified as "Faculty of the Environment" which coordinate the University's sustainability research.

Has the institution identified its sustainability research activities and initiatives?:

A brief description of the methodology the institution followed to complete the inventory:

The Faculty of the Environment working groups highlights various sustainability research activities and initiatives. There currently exist seven working groups who do research on a variety of sustainability issues. These working groups are self governing, and highlight work done in their particular issue at UK.

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):

The link provided for the condition "Website URL where sustainability research inventory is posted" is a link at which one can subscribe to a list serv which periodically sends out research briefs.

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