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RESEARCHERS RECEIVE $748,000 NASA TERRESTRIAL ECOLOGY GRANT

Geosciences Professor Nancy Glenn and Assistant Professor Lejo Flores will create models that quantify dryland ecosystem data from remote sensing devices on planes or satellites. The three-year grant will fund research to better identify and quantify vegetation patterns across the … (Read More)

MAY 14 WEBINAR: MEET THE EXPERTS IN NIH PEER REVIEW

Need tips on the peer-review process? Join the Office of Sponsored Programs from 1:00 to 3:30 p.m. May 14 at Yanke Family Research Park for “Demystifying the NIH Peer Review Process.” Speakers include Dr. Richard Nakamura, Director, NIH Center for … (Read More)

$1 MILLION STATE GRANT TO HELP DOUBLE BOISE STATE COMPUTER SCIENCE GRADS

With demand for computer science graduates increasingly high in the Treasure Valley, Boise State University has partnered with eight local high-tech companies to secure a $1 million state grant that will help double the number of CS graduates by the … (Read More)

EARLY CAREER PROPOSALS: THE APPLICATION PROCESS

December 12, 2013 – Office of Sponsored Programs research administrators invite you to learn about the unique requirements of early career funding opportunities offered by a variety of federal agencies. Gain an understanding of the application process so you can … (Read More)

DATA MANAGEMENT PLANS

December 10th, 2013 – All researchers can benefit from developing a data management plan! Join representatives from the Office of Information Technology, Office of Sponsored Programs and the Albertsons Library to learn about the basics of data management plans and … (Read More)

PHYSICIST RECEIVES NSF CAREER AWARD

Pushpa Raghan received the prestigious award from the National Science Foundation for her exceptional ability to integrate her cutting-edge research into her teaching activities. http://news.boisestate.edu/update/2013/09/09/physicist-pushpa-raghani-receives-nsf-career-award/ (Read More)

HUMAN BRAIN MODEL FOR NEW COMPUTER CHIP

With funding from the National Science Foundation, a Boise State research team has taken on the challenge of developing a new kind of computing architecture that works more like a brain than a traditional digital computer. http://news.boisestate.edu/update/2013/08/14/research-team-building-a-computer-chip-based-on-the-human-brain/ (Read More)

HIGH TECH TOOLS USED TO STUDY WATERSHED

Boise State scientists are part of a multi-state research team that is analyzing, visualizing and exploring watersheds. The study is funded with  a three-year grant from the National Science Foundation. http://news.boisestate.edu/update/2013/08/02/researchers-earn-grant-for-high-tech-tools-to-study-watersheds/ (Read More)

READ EXPLORE MAGAZINE ON IPAD APP

The current issue of Explore, Boise State’s flagship research magazine, is now available as a free iPad App from the iTunes App Store. The magazine features stories about faculty recipients of prestigious National Science Foundation CAREER awards, doctoral student research, … (Read More)

NASA ROBOT EXPLORES GREENLAND ICE SHEET

- The robot uses a radar system developed at Boise State, and two graduate students are in Greenland to test it and gather data. Learn more at Boise State UPDATE. (Read More)

SAGEBRUSH AND PICKY EATERS STUDIED

- With funding from the National Science Foundation, Dr. Jennifer Forbey and colleagues are studying how the quality of sagebrush as food influences two wildlife species. Read more at Boise State University News. (Read More)

NIH GRANT FUNDS CANCER RESEARCH

- Dr. Allan Albig’s work examines the interactions between the body’s cells and the connective tissues that surround them. Read more at Boise State University News.   (Read More)

BOISE STATE, BUSINESS LEADERS TEAM UP TO NURTURE IDAHO’S NEXT ENTREPRENEURS

A growing number of Idaho college students want to break the mold, and Boise State University wants to help them do it. The university is announcing the innovative new Venture College, which will bring a select group of students out … (Read More)

BIOLOGIST’S RESEARCH HOLDS PROMISE FOR FIGHTING CANCEROUS TUMORS

From prevention to diagnosis to treatment, researchers tackle the complexities of cancer from many angles. Boise State University biology professor Allan Albig is working in a relatively new area that examines the interactions between the body’s cells and connective tissues … (Read More)

RESEARCH SPOTLIGHT

NSF Award supports supercomputing and visualization infrastructure: Boise State researchers are generating astonishing amounts of data, but often face obstacles when it comes to effectively accessing and analyzing that data. That’s about to change, now that a collaborative group of … (Read More)

ENGINEERING STUDENTS EXCEL IN CONTEST

Chances are, when someone mentions “extreme challenge,” your first thought is not computer programming. But that’s exactly what Boise State College of Engineering students found themselves in the middle of, along with 1,900 teams from around the world, in last Saturday’s IEEEXtreme … (Read More)

IGEM SEEKS TO IGNITE INNOVATION

The Idaho Global Entrepreneurial Mission is a statewide initiative to create new enterprises and high-paying jobs in Idaho’s knowledge economy by increasing strategic areas of research and development through targeted partnerships. Overview of IGEM (Read More)

STUDENT RESEARCH AT BOISE STATE UNIVERSITY

Sagebrush steppe focus of Andrew Austreng’s research One of the most promising ways to reduce atmospheric carbon dioxide levels is right under our feet. Trapping carbon and storing it as organic matter in the soil is simple and inexpensive because … (Read More)

BOISE STATE PATENTS HIGHLIGHTED IN SERIES

In an ongoing series of video and audio presentations, Boise State faculty discuss their intellectual property. Presentations by Dr. Juliette Tinker, Dr. Peter Mullner, Dr. Kris Campell and Dr. Henry Charlier can be accessed by clicking here, along with information … (Read More)

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