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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.



Jul 31 2015

Boise State Arts Research Catches Eye of NEA Chair

Jane Chu, chair of the National Endowment for the Arts, will visit Idaho on Tuesday and Wednesday...
Jul 28 2015

Idaho Conference on Undergraduate Research Returns July 29-30

The Idaho Conference on Undergraduate Research (ICUR) returns to the Boise State campus for two d...
Jul 14 2015

Startup Licenses Technology Developed at Boise State

The technology uses memristors, tiny electronic devices that remember and respond, mimicking syna...
Jul 13 2015

Winning Wind Turbine Displayed in Nation’s Capital

The turbine design won the Department of Energy's Collegiate Wind Challenge this past spring.
Jul 13 2015

Office of Sponsored Programs Announces New Listserv

Funding Blast is a new blog/newsletter to help the campus community keep up on funding opportunit...

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