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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 28 2015

Micro-G NExT Team Headed to NASA in Houston

The team will test a tool they developed in the simulated microgravity environment of NASA's Neut...
May 26 2015

History Prof Mapping a New View of the Medieval World

Karen Pinto is using old maps to understand how Medieval Islamic societies viewed themselves in c...
May 20 2015

NSF Program Benefits High School Materials Scientists

With advances in science and technology, today’s high school students could end up working with m...
May 14 2015

Boise State Students Bring Science to Life for Meridian Seventh Graders

Forty-five minutes southeast of Boise, amidst a sea of sagebrush, a group of seventh-grade studen...
May 11 2015

Learn More About Summer Session at the Library

Welcome to summer session at Boise State. The library is glad to host you in a temperature contro...

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