Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 53.99
Liaison Eric Meliton
Submission Date Dec. 20, 2013
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.0

Wilfrid Laurier University
AC-9: Academic Research

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 7.41 / 12.00 Ildiko De Boer
Director, Office of Research Services
Office of Research
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Number of the institution’s faculty and/or staff engaged in sustainability research:

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

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

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

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:

Alex Latta- Global Studies
Alison Blay-Palmer- Geography & Environmental Studies
Andrea Brown- Political Science
Anne Brydon- English & Film Studies
Alicia Sliwinski- Global Studies
Barry Colbert Business- Policy
Bob Sharpe- Geography & Environmental Studies
Brenda Murphy- Geography & Environmental Studies
Bruce Arai- Humanities & Social Sciences
Bruce McConomy- Accounting
Bryon Williston- Philosophy
Brent Wolfe- Geography & Environmental Studies
Carl Simpson- Communication Studies
Carole LeClair- Indigenous Studies
Christopher Lemieux- Geography & Environmental Studies
D. Marc Kilgour- Mathematics
David Blenkhorn- Marketing
Deborah MacLatchy- Biology
Debora VanNijnatten- North American Studies
Denise Grafton- Geography & Environmental Studies
Derek Hall- Political Science
Douglas Woolford- Mathematics
Eliana Suarez- Social Work
Frank Millerd- Accounting
Greg Irving- Organizational Behaviour/HRM
Ginette Lafreniere- Social Work
Rhoda Howard-Hassmann- Global Studies
Ignacio Castillo- Business- ODS
Janet McLaughlin- Health Studies
Jim McGeer- Biology
Jody Decker- Geography & Environmental Studies
John Triggs- Archeology & Classical Studies
Judy Bates- Geography & Environmental Studies
Kevin Stevens- Biology
Kim Anderson- Indigenous Studies
Lucy Luccisano- Sociology
Michael Imort- Geography & Environmental Studies
Manuel Riemer- Psychology
Markus Poetzsch- English
Mary-Louise Byrne- Geography & Environmental Studies
Marc Kilgour- Mathematics
Mitali De- Business- ODS
Michael Wilkie- Biology
Randy Wigle- Economics
Rob Milne- Geography & Environmental Studies
Robert Feagan- Contemporary Studies
Robert McLeman- Geography & Environmental Studies
Sarah Wilner- Marketing
Scott Slocombe- Geography & Environmental Studies
Sean Doherty- Geography & Environmental Studies
Simon Dalby- Geography & Environmental Studies
Stephen Haller- Contemporary Studies
Steven Roberts- Geography & Environmental Studies
Tanya Richardson- Anthropology
Tracy Snodden- Economics
Xuan Zhao- Business- ODS

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

The institution went through the heads of the department to document each faculty member engaged in research and added this to a list.

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

-Centre for Research on Sustainable Food Sysetms- Alison Blay-Palmer, Department of Geography and Environmental Studies
In 2013, the Laurier Research Centre for Sustainable Food Systems was launched, which will provide opportunities for research in sustainable community food initiatives. The centre will open more opportunities for cross-disciplinary collaboration in this field of research, and will address research and policy challenges of urban and rural food security around the world.

The website URL where information about sustainability research is available:

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