Teaching & Research Subcommittee
The Teaching and Research Subcommittee, a subcommittee of the University Committee on Sustainability, seeks to develop opportunities for interdisciplinary curriculum development and research. The subcommittee supports a University-wide living learning laboratory approach and serves as a resource for faculty engaged in promoting sustainability literacy through teaching and research. The Subcommittee is co-chaired by Jim Galloway and Bill Shobe. Contact email@example.com to get involved.
Calling All Full-Time Faculty
The University Committee on Sustainability is pleased to share two seed grant opportunities made possible by UVA Sustainability Plan funding. They are seeking proposals for sustainability-related course development and research projects. For both, awardees will receive $8000 to catalyze progress at the University and beyond in the realms of social, economic, and environmental sustainability. The calls for proposals are below, and the application deadline for both is 8:00am on Monday, December 4, 2017.
- Request for Proposals – Sustainability Course Development Fellowships
- Request for Proposals – Sustainability Research Development Grants
To date, the research and course development funding has helped establish eight new courses and eight research projects. Email firstname.lastname@example.org to request samples successful proposals from past rounds of funding.
Course Development Fellowships ($8,000 each):
|Carfagno, Kerrie||McIntire School of Commerce
Corporate Resilience and Sustainability
|Crisman, Phoebe||School of Architecture
Global Sustainability Class
|Farmer, Tessa||College of Arts and Sciences
Examining Sustainability in Place: The Environment in the Middle East & South Asia
|Orebaugh, Angela||School of Continuing & Professional Studies
Smart Cities Enabling Sustainability
|Culver, Teresa||School of Engineering & Applied Sciences
|Jenkins, Willis||College of Arts & Sciences
The Ethics of Food
|Richter, Brian & Reifenberger, Bill||School of Architecture
|Smith, Tomas||Department of Environmental Sciences
Natural Resources & Environmental Sustainability
Research Development Grants ($8,000 each):
|Clarens, Andres & Lisa Colosi-Peterson||Engineering and Applied Science
Toward Meaningful, Data-Driven Sustainability Decision-Making: Developing an Internet of Carbon and Nitrogen for UVA
|Culver, Teresa & Jonathan Goodall, Gregory Lewin||Engineering and Applied Science
Adaptive real-time control of stormwater management systems
|Galloway, Jim & Tim Wilson||Environmental Sciences / Psychology
Shifting Consumer Demand with Environmental Impact Labeling and Social Psychological Interventions
|Haynes, Kyle||Environmental Sciences
Is landscape lighting with energy-efficient LED lights an ecological trap?
|Denckla-Cobb, Tanya||Institute of Environmental Negotiations
Proposal to Foster University Collaboration for Sustainable Food Procurement
|Roulston, T'ai||Environmental Sciences
Evaluating Bee Hotels as Conservation Tools
Grounds as a Learning Lab Grants ($5000 each):
|Boichuk, Jeff||McIntire School of Commerce
Fostering Sustainable Behavior in the UVA Community
|Freedman, Paul||Department of Politics
University of Virginia Food Sustainability Student Survey
Learn more about sustainability-related curriculum and research at UVA.