Encourage student research projects where students of different programs work together to study a problem from their own field's perspectives. It would expand student's understanding of knowledge outside their own fields and support the multidisciplinary framework that many sustainability-related challenges require.
Promote student awareness of local sustainability action and connect with them through partnerships, independent research, and internships.
So much of McGill's sustainability progress has been driven by committed individuals going above and beyond. Create ways to reward and recognize this work, and incentives for more staff to take this kind of initiative.
Develop and publicize ways for people who come up with ideas to have that idea happen. Not everyone can make it happen by themselves. There should be some group or committee or people or office or meeting place that can help connect people and maybe provide some help in writing business plans and managing projects.
Though there are some portals available for students to apply for these research opportunities, it would be very beneficial for students and professors to have a single online portal that was known by every student, where students could find research... more »
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Mac campus is unique and offers opportunities for innovation not present downtown--in buildings, energy, food, waste, creating sustainable systems... Take advantage of these!
If there is a justification, a fair market value cost could also be changed to the Department taking the goods crediting the Fund of the selling Unit.
We discard a lot of items that are often still... more »
Create performance management systems to track overall sustainability performance between departments, faculties, schools etc. while fostering collaboration and integrated decision making among campus community.