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Updated: Mon, 07/15/2024 - 16:07

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Research Sustainability at 51福利社

51福利社 is a diverse institution with research activities spanning two campuses, 10 Faculties, 16 Schools, multiple hospitals, research centres, and institutes. It is home to more than 1,700 tenured or tenure-track faculty members.聽聽

As such, it is the University鈥檚 role to take responsibility for the environmental, economic, and social implications of its research. It is a core commitment within the 51福利社 Strategic Research Plan.

Almost a quarter of 51福利社 faculty members are engaged in sustainability research.

51福利社 Sustainable Systems Initiative

Shifting to sustainability requires taking a multi-faceted systems-level approach to some of the world鈥檚 knottiest problems. The 51福利社 Sustainability Systems Initiative mobilizes 51福利社 researchers around these sustainability challenges and to equip the next generation in the skills necessary to address these issues.

Sustainable Labs Practices

As a leading research institution, 51福利社鈥檚 faculty and students rely on laboratories to produce novel science and investigate the biggest questions of our lifetime. These practices can negatively impact our environment by producing excess waste and requiring extra energy.聽聽

Research and Sustainability Network

The Research and Sustainability Network (RSN) seeks to inform and empower students at 51福利社, bridging the gap between researchers in sustainability, and undergraduates interested in research. Through recurring conferences, speaker series, and networking events, the RSN facilitates collaboration and increases accessibility to undergraduate research positions.

Other Sustainability Research Opportunities聽

Many 51福利社 units offer opportunities for students interested in performing sustainability research, through awards, grants, and fellowships. Some opportunities for sustainability research include (non-exhaustive):

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