Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 56.23
Liaison Jim Walker
Submission Date June 14, 2018
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.1

University of Texas at Austin
AC-9: Research and Scholarship

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 8.15 / 12.00 Jim Walker
Director of Sustainability, Financial, and Administrative Services
University Operations
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Total number of the institution’s faculty and/or staff that are engaged in research (headcount):
1,020

Number of the institution’s faculty and/or staff that are engaged in sustainability research (headcount):
156

Percentage of the institution's faculty and staff researchers that are engaged in sustainability research :
15.29

Total number of academic departments (or the equivalent) that include at least one faculty or staff member that conducts research:
160

Number of academic departments (or the equivalent) that include at least one faculty or staff member that conducts sustainability research:
43

Percentage of research-producing departments that are engaged in sustainability research:
26.88

A copy of the institution’s inventory of its sustainability research that includes names and department affiliations of faculty and staff engaged in sustainability research:
The institution’s inventory of its sustainability research that includes names and department affiliations of faculty and staff engaged in sustainability research:
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A brief description of the methodology the institution followed to complete the research inventory (including the types of faculty and staff included as researchers):

The research inventory was created by using a key word list to filter through research projects, identifying those related to sustainability research. The number of total faculty/staff conducting research was a tally of UT Austin Tenured and Tenured-Track faculty added to the total number of non-faculty research staff.


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