Institute at Brown for Environment and Society

Opportunities for Faculty

IBES offers seed funding opportunities to current Institute fellows, as well as grants for travel and other expenses. Brown faculty who are engaged in environmentally-related research may petition to become affiliated with IBES.

IBES Catalyst Research Awards

Applications due May 1, 2024

IBES Core and Affiliate Faculty are encouraged to apply for funding to support intellectually rigorous, solutions-driven research that advances IBES’s 2023-2028 Strategic Plan. Specifically, we seek proposals that cross disciplinary boundaries, engage meaningfully with non-academic partners, and show potential for societal impacts including but not limited to network building, policy development, durable & equitable community partnerships, and pedagogical innovations in college and K-12 education.

Learn more and submit an application

Request IBES Faculty Affiliation

Brown faculty who are engaged in environmentally-related research and teaching are invited to fill out the linked form to become affiliated with IBES! In becoming an IBES Affiliate, faculty will be featured on the IBES website and other communications efforts, be invited to participate in IBES events and programming, and gain visibility for any climate, sustainability, and environment-related courses that you teach. Interest forms are reviewed on a rolling basis.

Learn more and apply