The Center for Research on Vermont has produced student-driven research and published deeply-researched non-fiction on the social, economic and environmental trends in our state for decades. Our work informs public policy and illuminates our understanding of human and natural environments here in Vermont.
Our past and present work includes:
Gender Bias in Vermont Media
An analysis of six months of legislative coverage by Vermont news media.
The Lake Between
The Lake Between/ Le lac qui nous relie brings together leading academics, business leaders, and public servants to examine Lake Champlain -- an international body of water that links our histories, our economies and the shared management of our natural environment.
Energy Action Seminar
The Energy Action Seminar examines solutions to our energy impacts, providing students direct access to policy-makers, scientists, advocates and entrepreneurs. Students are also introduced to internship and work opportunities in the energy field. Funding is provided through UVM’s Clean Energy Fund. The seminar is offered in conjunction with Energy Alternatives, CDAE-006.
French Connections: FrancoConnexions
A conference highlighting the historical, cultural and economic contributions of French Canadians from Québec to Vermont and New England. This year's conference happened on March 20, 2017 at the University of Vermont. (En Francais)
Power from the North Conference
Power from the North is a joint project of UVM's Center for Canadian Studies, The Center for Research on Vermont and the Energy Transitions Research Group to explore the past, present, and future of Vermont & Quebec's electricity relationships.