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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.


• February 5
NSF STEM Graduate Education and Proposal Seminars
• March 10
NEH Grant Writing Workshop


Jan 26 2015

Research Community Invited to Coffee and Donuts Forum Feb. 5

The campus research community is invited to the monthly Coffee and Donuts forum from 9-11 a.m. Th...
Jan 26 2015

Math REU Site Looks Back and Forward

The Boise State Mathematics REU  site “Complexity Across Disciplines” (CAD), funded since 2011 by...
Jan 22 2015

President Obama Says Sophomore Engineer is ‘Great Example’

Sophomore Camille Eddy had the opportunity of a lifetime when she introduced the president of the...
Jan 15 2015

Kohn’s Research on Ancient Landscapes Featured in Acclaimed Journal Science

The paper identifies the type of vegetation that defined the southern tip of South America betwee...
Jan 15 2015

Register Now for Free NEH Grant-Writing Workshop

Events include an overview of National Endowment for the Humanities programs and special initiati...

Video Highlights:  Raptor Research in Tarifa, Spain

Raptor Biologist Marc Bechard and Intermountain Bird Observatory Biologist Greg Kaltenecker discuss the relationship between Fundacion Migres and Boise State University in this video highlighting their collaborative research at the Strait of Gibraltar in Spain.