Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 56.33
Liaison Ryan Kmetz
Submission Date Feb. 25, 2020

STARS v2.2

University of Maryland, Baltimore County
AC-9: Research and Scholarship

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 5.34 / 12.00
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Total number of employees that conduct research:
495

Number of employees engaged in sustainability research:
40

Percentage of employees that conduct research that are engaged in sustainability research:
8.08

Total number of academic departments that include at least one employee who conducts research:
57

Number of academic departments that include at least one employee who conducts sustainability research:
15

Percentage of departments that conduct research that are engaged in sustainability research:
26.32

A copy of the inventory of the institution’s sustainability research (upload):
Inventory of the institution’s sustainability research:

Please see attached


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

Methodology: The sustainability professional, or their designee, reviews the current University sponsored research activities and uses the keywords/phrases in Table 1 to identity research content related to sustainability.
Table 1: Keywords/phrases to include in search
Adaptation
Change
Circular Economy
Clean Air
Clean Water
Climate Change
Conservation
Eco
Ecology
Energy
Environment / Environmental
Green
Justice
Local
Mitigation
Natural Systems
Pollution
Recycling
Regulations
Renewable
Resilience
Restorative
Social
Solar
Sustainability/ Sustainable
Systems/Systems Thinking
Wetland
Wind


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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