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  • Owen McDougal, Ben Parker, Blaine Carter and Phil Johnson at BHS in Nampa.
  • Cheryl Jorcyk, biology.
  • Athletic training student checks pupil reactions at Borah High School.
  • Engineer Trevor Lujan studies ligaments.
  • Biologist Kristen Mitchell in the lab.
  • Mwaliko Mberwa and Michal Martinez in the linguistics lab.
  • Engineering faculty Vishal Saxena.

Division of Research and Economic Development

Welcome. Boise State University is committed to fostering an environment where research and creative activity thrive. The Division of Research and Economic Development leads this effort. We provide comprehensive support for faculty during all phases of the research endeavor; manage the university’s intellectual property portfolio; facilitate relationships with industry for research and commercialization collaboration; and lead outreach aimed at fostering economic development in Boise and the region.



May 04 2016

Inside the Lab: Human Performance Lab

Inside the Lab offers profiles of various laboratories across campus and across disciplines.
May 03 2016

Boise State Team Tests Astronaut Tool at NASA

The ZOIDBERG is designed to collect three separate rock samples from the surface of an asteroid w...
Apr 27 2016

Boise State Helps Add a Silver Lining to Idaho Clouds

Researchers seek answers to how well cloud seeding works, and where the seeded snow ends up.
Apr 25 2016

Computer Memory Finds Ally in Biology

A group of Boise State researchers is working toward a better way to store digital information us...
Apr 25 2016

Boise State Prof Helps Free Wrongly Convicted Man

The first exoneration using a DNA analysis program called TrueAllele freed Darryl Pinkins after 2...

Photo Highlight: Raptor and Wildlife Research in India

Raptor Biologist Marc Bechard and a group of students spent spring break in India for an up-close look at India’s critically endangered vultures. Boise State photographer John Kelly accompanied the group as they took Jeep safaris to tiger reserves that are home to several vulture species, as well as visited a Bollywood theme park. See a full gallery of photos here.

India Spring Break, Kanha,  John Kelly photo