Overall Rating Expired
Overall Score Expired
Liaison Andrea Trimble
Submission Date May 29, 2015
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.0

University of Virginia
AC-9: Academic Research

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Expired Phoebe Crisman
Associate Professor of Architecture
School of Architecture
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Number of the institution’s faculty and/or staff engaged in sustainability research:
221

Total number of the institution’s faculty and/or staff engaged in research:
2071

Number of academic departments (or the equivalent) that include at least one faculty or staff member that conducts sustainability research:
42

The total number of academic departments (or the equivalent) that conduct research:
66

A copy of the sustainability research inventory that includes the names and department affiliations of faculty and staff engaged in sustainability research:
Names and department affiliations of faculty and staff engaged in sustainability research:

See spreadsheet


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

The interdisciplinary Teaching & Research Subcommittee of the University Committee on Sustainability collaborated to create the attached spreadsheet of departments and individual faculty conducting sustainability research.


A brief description of notable accomplishments during the previous three years by faculty and/or staff engaged in sustainability research:

There are many accomplishments to list including: 1) a newly created Vice President for Research, Sustainability and the Environment position that coordinates sustainability research across the University. 2) UVA researchers recently developed N-Print, a suite of nitrogen-footprint calculators 3) the interdisciplinary Global Sustainability Initiative was created, and 4) the Global Network of Biophilic Cities was launched.


The website URL where information about sustainability research is available:

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