Research & Activities
There is a wealth of research projects across a range of departments at WCU, which deals with issues related to sustainability and the environment. Find out more as you explore the links below. At the bottom of this page you will also find links external to West Chester.
Arts & Sciences
Business & Public Affairs
Join our team from West Chester University and lend your computer power to help solve clean energy, clean water and other environmental challenges (as well as fighting diseases).
- Royal Society of Chemistry Environment, Sustainability & Energy Gateway
- United Nations Foundation - Energy and Climate Change Program
- The Earth Portal is a comprehensive resource for timely, objective, science-based information about the environment. It is a means for the global scientific community to come together to produce the first free, expert-driven, massively scaleable information resource on the environment, and to engage civil society in a public dialogue on the role of environmental issues in human affairs. It contains no commercial advertising and reaches a large global audience.
- Institute for Broadening Participation (supported by NSF and NASA) has a mission to increase diversity in the Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) workforce. They design and implement strategies to increase access to STEM education, funding, and careers, with special emphasis on diverse underrepresented groups. They believe that diversifying the STEM workforce is the best way to ensure our nation's economic vitality and solve global challenges. They feature postdoc openings on http://www.pathwaystoscience.org/Postdocs_portal.aspx.