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  • Golden Eagle nest, Dr. Marc Bechard, Raptor Research, John Kelly photo
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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.



Jun 25 2015

CAREER Award Asks Big Questions About Small Particles

Kevin Ausman's CAREER award is allowing him to look more closely at how C60 oxide behaves.
Jun 23 2015

Boise State Joins Call for More Investment in Innovation

“Innovation: An American Imperative” calls for stronger federal policies and investment to drive ...
Jun 11 2015

Course Helps Researchers Learn Common Language

Attempting to address water management issues through a single disciplinary lenses can have negat...
Jun 09 2015

Mark Rudin

Mark Rudin Vice President Division of Research and Economic Development A column written by Mark ...
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...

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