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  • Owen McDougal, Ben Parker, BHS Specialty Chemical Products, Nampa Idaho, John Kelly photo
  • Cheryl Jorcyk, lab, for Explore, Carrie Quinney photo
  • Dave Hammons and Athletic Training students at Borah High School, for Explore Magazine, John Kelly photo
  • Trevor Lujan, Engineering, lab, for Explore, Carrie Quinney photo
  • Kristen Mitchell, Biology, lab, for Explore, Carrie Quinney photo
  • Michal Martinez, Linguistics Lab, students, language research, for Explore magazine, Carrie Quinney photo
  • Vishal Saxena, Engineering, ECE, students, research, lab, Carrie Quinney photo

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.



Sep 03 2015

NASA Grant to Explore Best Way to Measure Snowpack

Determining how much water is in the snowpack is much more complicated than sticking a pole into ...
Sep 01 2015

See How iPerform Lab Can Help You Improve Learning

The campus community is invited to check out the iPerform Lab at an open house from 1-4 p.m. Frid...
Aug 31 2015

Agreement to Strengthen Boise State Ties to Africa’s Gorongosa Park

Hear Greg Carr speak on Sept. 8 about his 20-year partnership with the Mozambican Government to r...
Aug 28 2015

Study Looks at Best Materials to Cut Coal Plant Emissions

Work by Lan Li focuses on the best materials to filter and trap carbon dioxide in power plant emi...
Aug 17 2015

Alumna Wins Prestigious International Award

Brittany Muntifering won the prestigious 2014 Acta Materiala Student Award. The award is for her ...

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