|Overall Rating||Bronze - expired|
|Submission Date||Sept. 25, 2012|
University of North Florida
ER-18: Sustainability Research Incentives
|6.00 / 6.00||
Does the institution have a program to encourage student sustainability research that meets the criteria for this credit?:
A brief description of the institution’s program(s) to encourage student research in sustainability:
The Environmental Center offers research positions to students to study various aspects of campus sustainability and its natural assets. The positions vary depending on funding, but a few of the ongoing projects include a Campus Natural Assets Inventory, annual waste audit and lake monitoring. Students may also work with a faculty member and apply for a Seed Grant, which are used to fund new environmental or sustainability research projects at UNF.
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?:
A brief description of the institution’s program(s) to encourage faculty research in sustainability:
The Environmental Center offers annual Seed Grants for up to $4,000 as incentives for sustainability and environmental research. The grants are available to faculty or teams of UNF personnel that include at least one tenure track faculty member.
The website URL where information about the faculty research program is available:
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