Featured Sustainability Research

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    UGA joins a consortium to research the impact of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill
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    Colorful reptile serves as a health barometer for the impacts of coal waste
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    Sunflower genome sequence to provide roadmap for more resilient crops
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    Aquatic rest stops may pose potential hazards for migratory waterfowl
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    UGA Marine Extension and Georgia Sea Grant to release loggerhead sea turtle
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    UGA professor teams up with national, local companies 'to make waste obsolete'
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    Coal burning linked to toxic contaminants found in raccoons
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    Student Affairs grants encourage innovative faculty research partnerships
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    Study identifies the Southeast’s most diverse and imperiled waterways
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    UGA researchers receive $1.3 million Moore Foundation grant to study the global ocean microbiome
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    New UGA institute seeks solutions to major infrastructure challenges
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    Satellite data reveal serious decline in Georgia salt marsh health
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    UGA Skidaway Institute scientists to study role of sunlight on marine CO2 production
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    Study links 2015 melting Greenland ice to faster Arctic warming
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    UGA researchers study the affects of melting glacial ice on marine ecosystems
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    UGA researchers study effects of oil spill on gulf ecosystems
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    UGA experts travel to Gulf of Mexico to investigate May 12 oil spill
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    UGA geneticist receives $1.1 million to study how plants will respond to climate change

University-Wide Centers and Programs

Faculty sustainability research at UGA is supported by numerous centers and initiatives with areas of inquiry as diverse as discovering new sources of energy, mitigating environmental impacts of human activity, enhancing agricultural practices, managing and mitigating climate change, and eliminating obesity.

Student Research

Students are encouraged to engage in sustainability research through the Sustainability Grants program and through the Center for Undergraduate Research Opportunities (CURO).

Sustainability Science Symposium

The Sustainability Science Symposium, hosted by the Center for Integrative Conservation Research, showcases the wealth of sustainability initiatives at UGA in research, instruction, and public service and outreach, and facilitates cross-disciplinary networking among faculty, staff, students, and community members.