We believe in and achieve our research goals through collaborations across students and faculty in a manner that recognizes our collective skills, intellectual histories and methodological approaches, and yet encourages our interdependencies as we consider real world problems. Our research concentrations span the natural and social sciences, engineering and public policy fields as each contributes to human development and environmental well being.
The IRES program has expertise in a wide range of topics under the realm of environment and sustainability.
IRES final theses and dissertations.
Publications by students on research interests and topics.
A map indicating the variety of countries and areas our students carry out their research interests.
IRES conducts research on a wide range of environment and sustainability issues of contemporary concern, with a focus on integrated, qualitative and quantitative analyses of human and naturals systems.