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The Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating System™ (STARS) is a transparent, self-reporting framework for colleges and universities to measure their sustainability performance.

Overall Rating Expired
Overall Score Expired
Liaison Herbert Sinnock
Submission Date April 20, 2015
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STARS v2.0

Sheridan College (Ontario)
AC-9: Academic Research

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Expired Darren Lawless
Dean,Applied Research and Innovation
Research
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Number of the institution’s faculty and/or staff engaged in sustainability research:
19

Total number of the institution’s faculty and/or staff engaged in research:
72

Number of academic departments (or the equivalent) that include at least one faculty or staff member that conducts sustainability research:
2

The total number of academic departments (or the equivalent) that conduct research:
5

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

Centre for Elder Research (Faculty of Applied Health and Community Studies)
Staff:
Lia Tsotsos
Paulina Camino
Marta Owsik
Kathryn Warren-Norton
Wendy Watts (worked at the Centre, has now left Sheridan)

Faculty:
Pat Spadafora
Susan Pratten
Nellie Sheppard
Cathryn Oliver
Alexa Roggeveen
MaryJane Carroll
Angela Iarocci
Kerry Braniff
Gillian Saunders-Heron

Faculty of Applied Science and Technology
Staff:
Simon Heathcoate

Faculty:
Shaun Ghafari
Amin Ghobeity
Jonathan Kim
Farzad Rayegani


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

The inventory list of applied research projects was compiled by Sheridan Undergraduate Research (SURe) and then further worked on by the Office for Sustainability (OfS) to identify sustainability related research. Every March, academic departments report a list of active projects to SURe. Furthermore, funded projects are tracked independently by SURe.

Sustainability-related applied research projects were then identified from the list of active research projects and key personnel associated with these projects from various academic departments were contacted for more information. The OfS in collaboration with the Project Coordinator at SURe ,identified and documented all the faculty and staff engaged in all kinds of applied /funded research at Sheridan. Additional collaborators from faculty/staff for each sustainability-related projects were identified and listed by the OfS.

A final record of all faculty/staff involved in all kinds of applied research and those among them involved in sustainability research, was sent back to SURe for corroboration. Finally, an inventory of all the sustainability research projects and faculty/staff involved in these projects was compiled.


A brief description of notable accomplishments during the previous three years by faculty and/or staff engaged in sustainability research:
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The website URL where information about sustainability research is available:
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The information presented here is self-reported. While AASHE staff review portions of all STARS reports and institutions are welcome to seek additional forms of review, the data in STARS reports are not verified by AASHE. If you believe any of this information is erroneous or inconsistent with credit criteria, please review the process for inquiring about the information reported by an institution and complete the Data Inquiry Form.