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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.


Sep 30 2014

Self-Powered Sensors Aim to Keep Tabs on Nuclear Disasters

Yanliang Zhang is attempting to harvest the heat from a nuclear power plant to enable self-powere...
Sep 29 2014

‘Buck Cancer’ T-Shirts to Help Fund Cancer Research on Campus

October is “Buck Cancer” awareness month at Boise State University. This month-long student-drive...
Sep 25 2014

Math vs. the Volcano: Mitigating an Eruption’s Aftermath

Donna Calhoun is reimagining the algorithms currently used to predict where ash will collect in t...
Sep 25 2014

Find Out How to Get Funding for Your Research

A question-and-answer session titled “How to get funding for your research via the Cooperative Ec...
Sep 24 2014

‘Buck Cancer’ Activities Planned for October

A series of events will promote cancer awareness, educate and support those affected.

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.

Research Highlights

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NSF Programs and Projects

Explore Magazine 2014

Federal Research Outlook