Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 46.29
Liaison Thomas Frazer
Submission Date March 4, 2022

STARS v2.2

University of South Florida
AC-9: Research and Scholarship

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 4.96 / 12.00 Thomas Frazer
Dean
College of Marine Science
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Total number of employees that conduct research:
776

Number of employees engaged in sustainability research:
55

Percentage of employees that conduct research that are engaged in sustainability research:
7.09

Total number of academic departments that include at least one employee who conducts research:
49

Number of academic departments that include at least one employee who conducts sustainability research:
13

Percentage of departments that conduct research that are engaged in sustainability research:
26.53

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

5/6/2022:
2022 0506 Faculty Insight-Scholars Related to sust.xlxs uploaded in response to reviewer's comment.

Uploaded files
2022 0209 Faculty Insight-Scholars Related to sust
Scopus-Author-2022


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

5/6/2022:
Reviewed the 200 reported faculty researchers on the spreadsheet developed by the Faculty Insight tool. Three categories, 1, applicaalbe within the SDGs for 2020-2021, 2, subject to interpretation or not within the reporting period, 3, not applicable. Updated the number of employees engaged in research from 200 to 55.

Used Scopus: 2019-2021
Used the faculty insight tool to get a broad list of faculty and staff that are engaged in sustainability research from 2019-2021.

Here is that syntax used for the search as it pertains to “Sustainability, Resilience, and Policy” :
(+sustainab* community development) ||

("community resiliency"~2 OR "community resilience"~2) ||

("water policy"~2 OR "energy policy"~2 OR "food policy"~2 OR "environmental policy"~2) ||

((renewable OR alternative OR solar OR wind OR geothermal) AND energy) ||

("smart city"~2 OR "smart grid"~2) ||

(biodivers* OR bioenergy OR biofuel*) ||

("climate change"~2 OR "climate science"~2) ||

("natural hazard"~2 OR "natural hazards"~2) ||

(("water food"~2 OR "water energy"~2 OR "food energy"~2 OR "water food energy"~3) AND nexus) ||

("drought response"~2) ||

("climate model"~2 OR "climate models"~2 OR "climate modeling"~2)


Website URL where information about the institution’s sustainability research is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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https://www.usf.edu/research-innovation/

5/6/2022:
2022 0506 Faculty Insight-Scholars Related to sust.xlxs

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