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Queen's University

Sustainability Office

AASHE: Student Research on Campus Sustainability

December 22, 2009

AASHE (Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education) is currently accepting applications for student research awards.

This award recognizes outstanding student research that advances the field of campus sustainability. Students are invited to submit research papers on campus sustainability of any length. The winning paper or papers will receive priority review for possible publication in Sustainability: The Journal of Record.

Examples of research topics that could merit an award include:

  • Best practices for a specific type of campus sustainability initiatives.
  • Costs and benefits of campus sustainability efforts.
  • Relationships between campus sustainability and other indicators such as number and/or quality of applicants for admission, alumni donations, number and/or quality of job applicants, campus employee satisfaction, etc
  • Case studies of campus sustainability programs.
  • A comparative evaluation of different approaches to campus sustainability.
  • An assessment of the effectiveness of strategies used to foster sustainability on campus.

Please see the AASHE website for more details and remember, you can create and AASHE account using your Queen's email address.

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