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Research Projects

Definition of Sustainability Research

Sustainability research is research that leads toward solutions that simultaneously support social wellbeing, economic prosperity, and ecological health. It includes academic research that:

  • Explicitly addresses sustainability and/or furthers our understanding of the interconnectedness of social, economic and environmental issues.
  • Contributes directly toward solving one or more major sustainability challenge and/or,
  • Engages community members with the aim of combining knowledge and action to achieve positive social, economic and environmental outcomes (e.g. participatory and community-based research and engaged scholarship).

Current Research Projects

Find more information on current projects at the following website:


Master's Thesis in Environmental Science & Policy

The following link provides information about the Environmental Science and Policy graduate program: 
The Strength of the Thesis